Ayeesha Ash
Screenwriter, Playwright
  • Ayeesha is a proud M?ori (T?hoe, Ngati Koura) Grenadian woman and interdisciplinary artist who seeks to spark social consciousness through her work.

    A graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (acting), Ayeesha has worked professionally in theatre and television for the past 9 years. In 2015 she co-founded the highly acclaimed Black Birds, and is currently the Artistic Director.

    Ayeesha's writing has been published in The Sydney Morning Herald, Audrey Journal and bi50Mag. In 2022 she received the All About Women of Colour writing mentorship. For television, she has written on Stan's new show Year Of (Roadshow Rough Diamond), and Black Birds' is currently developing Seen (Roadshow Rough Diamond), a television series based on their sold out stage show, Brown Skin Girl.

    Ayeesha is the host and producer of podcast No Offence, But.., soon to enter its fourth season and is developing a new podcast about Women of Colour and wellness with collaborator Basjia Almaan. Ayeesha loves pop culture and frequently works with Pedestrian TV. She would like to grow her work in the pop culture and news space in the content creation and hosting/interviewing space.

  • Production
    Role
    Company / Director
    BUMP (2022)
    Ayesha
    Roadshow/Stan / Dir: Kriv Stenders
    HONOUR (2021)
    Claudia
    Ensemble Theatre / Dir: Kate Champion
    MCDONALDS (2020)
    Clare
    TV Commercial / Dir: John Laurie
    REEF BREAK (2019)
    Raven
    Touchstone Prods / ABC Studios International / Dir: Shawn Seet
    BROWN SKIN GIRL (2019)
    Performer/Director
    The Old Fitz
    BROWN SKIN GIRL (2018)
    Performer/Director
    Black Birds/Batch @ Griffin
    HSBC HOME LOANS (2018)
    Rhonda
    TV Commercial
    PEHE (2017)
    Performer
    Bondi Festival
    PUSS IN BOOTS (2017)
    Princess Lill
    City Recital Hall, Sydney
    DAISY MOON WAS BORN THIS WAY (2017)
    Parker
    Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
    THE VILLAGE (2017)
    Assistant Director
    La Boite Theatre Company
    BLACK BIRDS (2017)
    Performer
    The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
    BLACK GIRL MAGIC (2017)
    Performer
    The Red Rattler
    BLACK BIRDS (2016)
    Performer
    Festival Fatale / Co-Devised and Performed
    * ABRIDGED CV ABOVE