Is a gifted, multitalented comedienne, whose memorable performance is infused with a unique combination of energy, enthusiasm, wry candor and witty observation. Her act is inspired by her biracial heritage, as the daughter of an award winning mambo dancer from Sicilian father, and an African American chanteuse virtuoso mother.
Her standup comedy reflects experiences throughout the world of dating and relationships, reflections on her heritage, and her culturally diverse childhood.
Maija enjoys making people laugh through her translation of the human condition peppered with stories from different times of her life. She has performed top comedy clubs, festivals throughout the United States, including the Comedy Cellar, Caroline’s, and The Apollo Theater (she made her national television debut turning a booing audience to a standing ovation on the”Showtime at the Apollo”)
Maija has been seen on a number of television shows, including Fox’s “Laughs” “Comic’s Unleashed,” “Def Comedy Jam,” BET’s “Comic View,” Showtime’s “Michael Vick Comedy Explosion,” Netflix’s “Uncontrolled Comedy Hour,” and “Sex & The City.”
Maija has performed with Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Dane Cook, Wanda Sykes, Lisa Lampanelli, Jeff Ross, Louis CK, Mike Epps, and Tracy Morgan, Bill Burr and SINBAD.