Parnia “Nyx” Ayari

Twitter: @Parnia      IG: @Parnianyx      FB: Parnia Nyx


“White Face”     Feature     Alter Eye Cinemaworks     Mtume Gant

“Will to Love”     Extra     Footage Films     Chris Stokes

“In Neon Lights”     Feature     Apocalypse Pictures     Alyssa Lemon

“Remember Me”      Lead      Parnia Productions      Mayon Denton

“Surviving the Dead”     Extra     RGP Productions LLC     Reagan Gomez

“I Want to Date Sepideh”       Lead       Rugger Productions       Arash Tebbi

“Argo”       Extra       Smokehouse Pictures       Ben Affleck

“Life of a Bondservant”     Feature     Red Guerrilla Productions     Reign Shaw

“Previous Possessions”       Lead       Dark Phoenix Productions       Edwin Soto

“Nothing Special”     Featured Dancer     Yellow Wallpaper Productions     Angela Combs


“Manifest Destinitis”     Assit Director      Sam Woodhouse     San Diego Repertory

“Violet”     Landlady/Gospel Singer     Sam Woodhouse     San Diego Repertory

“El Henry”     Mayan     San Woodhouse     San Diego Repertory

“In the Time of the Butterflies”     Asst Dir/Dede, Patria     Todd Salovey/Herbert Siguenza

“Zoot Suit”     Bertha     Kirsten Brandt     San Diego Repertory

“The Who’s Tommy”     Minister/Acid Queen     Sam Woodhouse     San Diego Repertory

“La Victima”     ASM     Jose Luis Valenzuela     Log Angeles Theatre Center

“Songs for a New World”     Woman 2     Jules Aaron     International City Theatre

“Homer in Cyberspace”     Demeter     Mel Shapiro     UCLA Little Theater



Commercial Auditioning – Jayson Williams –Dustin Felder Acting Studio

TV/Film Auditioning – Noah Blake, Choice Skinner

Community Voices Playwritting Workshop – Katherine Harroff – Old Globe Theater

Musical Theater Audition Techniques – Bob Garrett; Rock Audition Technique – Sherri Sanders

Musical Theater Audition Technique – Michael Donovan; Master Class – Billy Porter

Theater Studies, Shakespeare, Acting, Voice and Speech, Movement; Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program, UCLA


Hip Hop; Free, Chuck Maldonado, Shane Sparks, Dante 7, Super Dave, Robert Taylor Jr, Silk Smoove, Kennis Marquis, Jayson Wright, Jabari Odom, Kevin Brewer, G Madison IV, Trixx, Ant Boogie

Dancehall: Lorenzo Hanna, Sir Ledgen, Blacka Di Danca

Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater – UCLA; Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program

Persian Folk – Persian Cultural Dance Academy


Linda Kerns, Mary Jo DuPrey, Jeremy Mann; Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program, UCLA


Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Certified Massage Therapist, Persian Folk Dance, Hip Hop Dance, conversational Farsi, some Spanish, Dialects include: Persian, Spanish, British, New York, and Indian, Piano (11 years), Videography, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, choreography, swimming, horseback riding, rapping, spoken word, capoeira, stepping, stage combat, sewing, hair braiding, member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc