Diana Popovska is a Macedonian born Australian actor who arrived in Australia at the age of two. Diana is incredibly proud of her Eastern European heritage and often creates work which reflects her upbringing and vibrant culture.
Diana’s early passion for acting saw her study at NIDA and graduate from the Young Actors Studio in 2009. She developed a passion for filmmaking writing and directing and in 2014 graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Media. During her time there, Diana directed three short films and her award-winning short documentary, ‘What Are We If Different?’.
She subsequently released her seven-episode web-series, ‘PLANS’, which she wrote, directed, produced and starred in and the series has now clocked over 200K views online and continues to build. Diana and Brenna Harding then started their own company called LUME Productions. Their first work was The Australian Premiere of Audrey Cefaly’s, ‘THE GULF’, which saw Diana and Brenna play the two leading roles to much acclaim. Diana has worked at Griffin, The Old Fitz and The Seymour Centre and she most recently worked with award-winning director, Kate Gaul, where she played Marjory in the Sydney Premiere of Jen Silverman’s, ‘THE MOORS’.
In 2013 Diana was mentored by Baz Luhrmann and Miranda Tapsell on The Shoot project, where she starred as the lead in the film ‘The Pilgrim Report’ and the film had its world premiere at the Sydney Opera House. Diana also played a supporting role in the independent film ‘SKINFORD’ and has shot a guest role in RAKE for TV.