Priya Ayyar is an actor and writer with a BFA and MFA from NYU's TischSchool of the Arts. Her acting credits for television and film includeThe Thick Of It from ABC/SONY/BBC, directed by Christopher Guest andwritten by Mitch Hurwitz, The Papdits for CBS/SONY (The Ant HinesProject for FOX), Law & Order: Criminal Intent, All My Children, Cosby,Hard Cold Facts written by Coleman Hough, and Earheart for IFC, and TheChildren of War Documentary with Barbara Kopple. Theater credits include War of the Unheard at NYSF/The Public Theater,Aminta directed by Alessandro Fabrizi, and The Road Home written byJames Lecesne and directed by Lawrence Sacharow which premiered at TheAsia Society in NYC and was presented at The International PeaceConference in The Hague, Netherlands. Priya traveled and worked withyoung people from Cambodia, Tibet, Bosnia, and India to create The RoadHome.
It was instrumental in bringing worldwide attention to the plightof children living in the midst of war. It subsequently toured Moscow,Bosnia, Croatia, Italy, Amsterdam, New York, San Francisco, and Boston. She has also done plays and staged readings with The Barrow Group,Provincetown Playhouse, The Joseph Papp Public Theater, Women'sInterart, and River Arts Repertory. Writing credits include two multi-character solo shows, Karmic Fusionperformed Off-Broadway at HERE Arts Center, and Miss Great Bliss Fallsdeveloped at Fordham Lincoln Center. Most recently she wrote andperformed Losing Remote Control, a special presentation for ComedyCentral performed at the Comedy Central Stage in Hollywood.
|1||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||2001||as Forensic Technician Malepa|
|2||The Papdits||2006||as Ritsi Papdit|
|3||The Thick of It||2007||as Ayana|
|4||All My Children||1970||as Melanie|
|5||Arrested Development||2003||as Female Concierge|
|7||Nurse Jackie||2009||as Pulmonary Nurse|
|8||Running Wilde||2010||as School Principal|