Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Ariana has entertained audiences around the world as a singer, actor and dancer.
Ariana began her career performing and touring with the renowned Ukrainian Shumka Dancers. She is an alumna of Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts and of Edmonton's MacEwan University. She has cruised around the world with Royal Caribbean International as a featured entertainer in their acclaimed production shows, including Saturday Night Fever: The Musical.
Ariana is thrilled to be back in Edmonton and performing for audiences around the country. She has appeared several times with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, working with maestros Jack Everly, Robert Bernhardt and Michael Krajewski. She was honoured to open for Blue Rodeo and to perform alongside Canadian superstars Brett Kissel, Corb Lund, Tyler Hamilton and Mark Masri. Currently, Ariana performs regularly throughout Western Canada with The Gary Cable Project and is a member of Alberta party band UPTOWN.
Ariana is a versatile and passionate entertainer who delivers lively and emotional performances. Expect to fall in love with her soulful vocals, energetic personality and extraordinary sense of humour.
When she's not singing and dancing on stage, Ariana is usually doing the same thing at home with her husband, Joseph and her best buddies, Joshua, Natalie and Benedict.
Alberta's Hottest Party Band!
It's always party time with when UPTOWN is IN TOWN! With sparkling vocalists, a rockin' band, sweet moves and spectacular costumes, it's no wonder UPTOWN has played for many esteemed clients like ATB Financial, The City of Edmonton, The Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation, and West Jet!