Ariel is a plucky polymath* of devised theater and puppetry, with comedic, absurdist tendencies.


Ariel collaborates on creating original theater productions as a writer, director, and performer.

She has been a resident artist at Cornell College as Director of Devised Puppetry,  and at the University of Portland as Puppetry Director and Designer.  She has participated in residencies like 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 U of Washington (Seattle), and NYC at Theater Row, Dixon Place, and The Connelly. 

Ariel has an MFA in Ensemble Based Physical Theater from Dell'Arte International, where she studied devised theater and movement. 


 *Ariel is also a creative consultant, painter, puppet builder, and yoga instructor.