10/28/2017: All aboard the acting train! On the 26th Ariel performed in the reading of a television pilot by Brian Thomas Wilson, 'Another Blue'. She is gearing up to perform in David Sedaris' one-woman show Season's Greetings (five years later!) - details to follow. Also, she'll be starting rehearsals next week as co-director on a devised piece based on Little Women.
10/1/2017: September was a busy month, and Ariel is tired.
-Executive producer for The Navigators' Third Annual Lift-Off Series.
-Directed a week-long workshop production of The Gemini Twins by Conor Bartram with Rising Sun Performance Company. This was a residency on Governor's Island.
-Became a company director for New York Madness, a monthly page-to-stage new work collective.
-Recovered from a highly successful turn as Clytemnestra.
8/13/2017: Ariel will be appearing as Clytemnestra in Spirit Fox's production of Iphigenia in Aulis at Alchemical Studios NYC, August 31 and September 1. Click HERE for tix and more information!
6/29/2017: Ariel just wrapped up a successful run as the executive producer of The Aurora Project with The Navigators. Click HERE for reviews and photos. It's 'on to the next' for The Navigators, with their third annual Lift-Off Festival coming up in September. Ariel will be a director and co-producer in the festival. A true multi-hyphenate artist, Ariel will be working as a performer this summer with Spirit Fox Productions, more info TBA soon!
5/12/2017: Check out Ariel's interview in the director's blog by Hannah Wolf, Ask A Director! Click HERE.
4/22/2017: Ariel worked once again with the Astoria Performing Arts Center in their Playmaking Series as a director. On Sunday April 30th, you can see a short play she's directing by Judith Leora as part of New York Madness at the Kraine Theater in the East Village. Buy tickets HERE!
4/14/2017: The Navigators fundraiser at Lovecraft Bar was a huge success! Ariel was the producer of the event, as well as the director of the 10-minute Sci-Fi play Sweet Sixteen by Natalie Wilson. The Navigators are now in full swing with rehearsals for their first full-length production The Aurora Project, which Ariel is producing.
2/1/2017: Ariel is looking forward to directing and acting in the Astoria Performing Arts Center Playmaking Series - presenting short plays written by junior high school students.
1/15/2017: The Navigators has booked a space for their spring show! Ariel will be the lead producer of her theater company's first full-length production. Details announced soon!
12/20/2016: In January, Ariel will begin teacher training with the Michael Chekov Association, the first step in being certified to teach the Michael Chekov Technique!
12/11/2016: The Navigators recorded their first podcast! Hosted by Ariel and collaborator Jesse Kane-Hartnett, the show will center around a different sci-fi topic each episode, with a radio-theater-style reading of a 10-minute play, guest interviews, and a robot/alien political correspondent team.
12/1/2016: Ariel just finished up directing in Hartford Opera Theater's New in November Festival. She directed two short Opera's: selections from Lost Homeland by Dawn Sontag, and Stranger the Better by Liam Wade.