Mélia Mills is an Oakland, CA native. She graduated from UCLA (BA in Theater Arts) and is a Writer, Comedian, Actress, and Rapper.
She created, wrote, produced, directed, and acted in her ensemble piece, JUNETEENTH- An Emancipation Celebration! to a sold-out crowd at UCB. She was a writer and performer on UCB’s House Team, CHARACTERS WELCOME.
Mélia co-hosted the podcast TALK LIKE A GIRL on Feral Audio.
She has opened for Dave Chappelle, Gad Elmaleh “Jerry Seinfeld of France”, and did Script and Character Development for Sacha Baron Cohen.
Most recently, Mélia won a scholarship from the HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL and performed her show, THE ALLURE OF THUG LIFE to sold-out audiences. The LA TIMES named it one of the TOP 10 SHOWS to see at Fringe!
THE ALLURE OF THUG LIFE won BEST MUSICAL, THE ELLA TURENNE AWARD, PICK OF THE FRINGE and THE HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER’S ENCORE AWARD.