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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, improviser, and performer.

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, PRTT, Dixon Place, and The Connelly. 

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

Resident Artist:

Cornell College as Director of Devised Puppetry 

University of Portland as Puppetry Director and Designer 



PATCH (Henson Carriage House), Celebration Barn, KO Festival, and CalArts



Best Puppetry Moment - Lalka Puppet Festival - Warsaw, Poland '18

Best Show - Lalka Puppet Festival - Warsaw, Poland '18

Graduated with Honors - Dell'Arte International '14

Van Clute Prize in Performance - Knox College '04

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


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