Throughout her versatile career, Mia Maestro has created a wide array of complex and memorable on-screen characters, while also carving out a unique place in the indie music world. Describing her passion for music as well as acting, Mia explains, “I’m more vulnerable when doing music. I’ve always believed that there’s a deep connection between singing and showing a glimpse of your spirit”.
Mia creatively interweaves her work in music and film; her song “Llovera”, was featured on the soundtrack to the film, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1, in which she acted as well. Currently, Mia can be seen starring in the hit FX television series The Strain, created and directed by Oscar® nominee Guillermo del Toro.
Maestro made her screen debut in Carlos Saura’s Tango, which received Golden Globe® and Academy Award® nominations for Best Foreign Film. Her film credits include: The Motorcycle Diaries opposite Gael Garcia Bernal, Julie Taymor's acclaimed biopic Frida, Oliver Stone’s Savages opposite Benicio del Toro, Wolfgang Petersen's Poseidon, Mike Figgis' TimeCode, Miramax's Secuestro Express, Neil La Bute's Some Girls, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 & 2, and many others. Some of her TV credits include ABC's Alias, Scandal, Person of Interest and White Collar.
Mia is a citizen of the world. When she's not acting or recording, Mia travels, surfs, scuba dives, and warms her spirit through the practice of Cha Dao, "The Way of Tea".