Picture & Resume


Parnia “Nyx” Ayari

      IG: @Parnianyx


“Notes From The Basement”     Mama Aria     Andrew Garrett     The Balcony Theater

“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     Los Angeles Theatre Center

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

“Homer in Cyberspace”     Demeter     Mel Shapiro     UCLA Little Theater


“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




Bachelor’s of Arts – Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program, UCLA

Musical Theater Master Class – Billy Porter

Community Voices Playwritting Workshop – Katherine Harroff – Old Globe Theater

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

Commercial Auditioning – Jayson Williams –Dustin Felder Acting Studio


Hip Hop and Dancehall – Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio and Broadway Dance Center

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


-Licenced Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Certified Massage Therapist -Persian Folk Dance, Hip Hop Dance (dancehall, popping, stepping)

-Conversational Farsi, some Spanish

-Dialects: Persian, Spanish, British, New York, and Indian

-Videography, Video & Photo Editing

-Rapping, Spoken Word -Piano (Int-Adv)

-Stage Combat

-Swimming, Horseback Riding -Sewing, Hair Braiding