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 alumnist 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 province. Most recently, she sang with renowned maestro Jack Everly and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in a wonderful tribute to the music of Marvin Hamlisch. She was honoured to open for Blue Rodeo and to perform alongside Canadian superstars Mark Masri and Brett Kissel. Currently, Ariana is a member of local cover band UPTOWN and is the Entertainment Manager for John Cameron Entertainment.
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!