Ava Diakhaby


Ava Diakhaby is a 2015 graduate of Unitec’s Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts and has been working in the industry since. Soon after graduating, Ava was involved in creating and devising works in Auckland: the all-female sell-out season of FLAPS (2016) and FLAPS Retouched (2017). This year, she and Frith Horan co-created a two-woman fringe show Cool Behaviour (2018), which enjoyed a sell-out season at Q Theatre. Other theatrical highlights include: The University of Auckland 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), and Jesus Christ Superstar (2014), Filthy Business (2018), Alice (2018) and Boys (2017) with Auckland Theatre Company. 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.