Ava Diakhaby


Ava Diakhaby is a 2015 graduate of Unitec. Since graduating with Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts degree, she has been involved in creating and devising works in Auckland, including the all-female sell-out season of FLAPS (2016) and FLAPS Retouched (2017). This year, she and Frith Horan co-created the two-woman fringe show Cool Behaviour that had a sell-out season at Q Theatre. Other theatrical highlights include Auckland University Outdoor Summer Shakespeare’s production of The Tempest (2016), directed by Benjamin Henson, The PlayGround Collective’s season of The Rime of the Modern Mariner, sell-out Fringe show Wigging Out (2018), Auckland Theatre Company’s HERE & NOW productions of Alice (2018) and BOYS (2017), and Auckland Theatre Company’s musical Jesus Christ Superstar (2014). Recently, Ava has guest-starred in Funny Girls, PSUSY season 2 (2017) and hit web series Auckward Love season 3, and has been involved in the writing team for the fourth season of the show.