Ariel is a plucky polymath of physical comedy, word smithery, and puppetry...with a macabre absurdist tilt.
Ariel collaborates on creating original productions as an actor, writer, director, and performer.
She has a professional and educational background spanning Shakespeare, clown, commedia, mask performance, devised theater, accents, directing, and puppetry. MFA in Ensemble Based Physical Theater from Dell'Arte International.
Resident artist at Cornell College as Director of Devised Puppetry, and at the University of Portland as Puppetry Director and Designer. Residencies: PATCH (Henson Carriage House), Celebration Barn, KO Festival, and CalArts.
She has performed nationally, internationally, Off-Broadway, On-Camera, with and without puppets:
Internationally at places like Animo Festival (Poland), Akko Fest (Israel), Beijing City Theater (China), Musée du quai Branly (France), Nationally at places like Wallis Center (Los Angeles) and University of Washington (Seattle), and NYC at Theater Row, Dixon Place, and The Connelly.