Mav Viola

Mav Viola is an LA based comedian by way of Virginia Beach Virginia. She has her undergraduate degree in Sociology from JMU and an MFA in Screenwriting for Theater, Film and Television from CSULA. Mav is also a graduate of The Second City for improv and sketch writing. As a comedian, Mav headlined a sold out show for Netflix is a Joke Festival in 2024 as well as recorded a set for Netflix is a Joke Radio show “Are You Still Listening” on SiriusXM. Mav can also be seen on Season 14 of Comedy Central Featuring. She regularly headlines around the country and has featured for comics like Whitney Cummings and Margaret Cho. Mav hosts a monthly standup show at the Hollywood Improv with fellow comedian Kalea McNeill and sponsored Inde Local, a cannabis N/A beer brand in which Mav is also a partner.

As an actor, Mav can be seen alongside Ilia Shlesinger and Margaret Cho in Good On Paper (Netflix), Mayans MC (FX), A Little Late With Lilly Singh (NBC), Butch Pal for the Straight Gal (Roku) and additional independent films. As a creator, Mav’s online following has amassed 22k+ followers on Tiktok and 14k+ on Instagram and she continues to grow and reach people with her unique, edgy, inclusive perspective.

Mav is also a strong advocate for social rights and sexual assault victims. She was given the Fight Against Crime award by the Commonwealth of Virginia for her role in the conviction of her abuser, wherein they also managed to change the laws around convictions in the state of Virginia to make it easier for victims to seek justice.