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Past – Born and raised in Halifax, NS, Koumbie has been passionate about the arts her entire life. As a dancer at The Maritime Conservatory and then at Halifax Dance, she reached the intensive training program level 3 before leaving to focus on the drama club at her school. There she played roles ranging from Juliet to Shylock and won the Castalia Award for excellence in performing arts. While in school she booked a role on kids shows including Aquateam and Mr. D. From there she moved to Montreal and then Toronto and then found her way back to Halifax where she met Taylor Olson and started Afro Viking Pictures. Afro Viking Pictures has produced multiple shorts and a 1000$ feature film Ariyah & Tristan’s Inevitable Break-Up which screened all over Nova Scotia as part of the North of 99 Festival and was nominated for Best Feature Film at the Screen NS Awards.

Present – In 2017 Koumbie was nominated for three ACTRA Maritime Awards and her short Film Hustle & Heart won Short Film Face-Off. Her next short film, Horizontal Concavity, was filmed in Halifax and went on to win Best Regional Short at the Bluenose Ability Film Festival. She also directed her first theatre show ‘Lullaby by Karen Bassett’ which was produced by Neptune Theatre and Eastern Front Theatre.

Future – Koumbie has a number of projects in development with her filmmaking partner Taylor Olson, including short and feature films. She is also auditioning for film/tv projects that interest her.

Demo Reels


Sex & Violence


Project Title: Sex & Violence

Project Type: TV Series

Character: Reoccurring as ‘Aria’ Season 3

Promotional Page: outtv.ca/shows/sex-violence/

Mr. D


Project Title: Mr. D

Project Type: TV Series

Character: Reoccurring as ‘Sheila’ seasons 1-6

Full Episodes: www.cbc.ca/mrd/



Project Title: Aquateam

Project Type: TV Series

Character: Reoccurring season 1

Full Episodes: N/A

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/3598520




Hustle & Heart


Project Title: Hustle & Heart

Project Type: Short Film

Status: Completed

Director: Koumbie

Writer: Taylor Olson

Producer: Jake Ivany

Cinematogrsapher: Chelsea Comeau

Editor: Chris Fudge

Cast: Taylor Olson, Nathan Simmons, Adrian Bromfield.

Synopsis: Hunter makes the high school football team as the back-up quarterback but things get tense when hist first pass is aimed at the star.

Country: Canada

Ariyah & Tristan’s Inevitable Break-Up


Project Title: Ariyah & Tristan’s Inevitable Break-up

Project Type: Feature Film

Status: Completed

Director: Koumbie

Writer: Taylor Olson & Koumbie

Producer: Taylor Olson & Koumbie

Cinematographer: Paul McCurdy

Editor: Colin MacDonald

Cast: Taylor Olson & Koumbie

Synopsis: Ariyah, an ambitious young animator, reluctantly gets involved with a club photographer, Tristan. The film follows the couple as they struggle through the ups and downs of a modern romance and an unplanned pregnancy.

Country: Canada

Horizontal Concavity

Horizontal Concavity POSTER DRAFT1 (dragged)

Project Title: Horizontal Concavity

Project Type: Short Film

Status: Complete

Director: Koumbie

Writer: Koumbie

Producer: Afro-Viking Pictures

Cinematographer: Paul McCurdy

Editor: Colin MacDonald

Cast: Taylor Olson, Juanita Peters, Adrian Choong, Bria Cherise Miller

Synopsis: A depressed alien goes to a party.

Country: Canada


For acting inquiries –

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5212 Sackville Street, Suite 200
Halifax, NS