Djaka was born and raised in Paris, France to a French Mother and a West African Father.
She started Acting at the age of 8, Singing and Dancing at the age of 10.
At 17,under the direction of Claudia Stavinsky, she has the honor of playing the witty ANITA in WEST SIDE STORY at the famous CHATELET Theater.
Shortly after, she spends a year immersed in the Performing Arts Academy at Skyline High near San Francisco, where she perfects her English.
Back in Paris, she completes her training, studying STANISVLASKI Method, and joining the Paris Superior Musical Theater School.
She performs in numerous Festivals, works in Television, does Commercial work and models.
In 2005, she begins working on her own project:"DE QUOI PARLENT LES FILLES?"/"WHAT DO GIRLS TALK ABOUT?" , written and performed by Djaka herself along with Celine Beeckmans. The play is a great success and they perform in theaters throughout France, Belgium and Hong Kong.
That year, she gets a Supporting Role in the French Feature "THE RIVAL" but returns to Hong Kong where she works and performs for about three years.
Djaka currently lives in NYC and is a graduate of the ISVP Program at BROADWAY DANCE CENTER for who she choreographed a piece and danced at the 2015 NYC Dance Parade.
She has performed at La Mama, and at The Invisible Dog where she played Helena in NEW SALOON's Three Translations of Uncle Vanya.
She was part of CLASSICAL THEATER OF HARLEM's ROMEO'N JULIET in 2014 and THE TEMPEST in 2015.
She just finished shooting the movie BLUE BLOOD AND BROKE, first feature by Philippe Embury.
Name: Djaka Souare
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Actor, Dancer and Singer