"With her magnificent singing voice and lovely stage presence, she shines!"
Connecticut Critics Circle
A classically-trained, professional concert violinist, Ariana is always making music and is no stranger to the stage. After spending a decade building a flourishing classical music career, Ariana is thrilled to have returned to the musical theatre world.
The Full Monty - Pam
Little Theater of Manchester, August 5 - 21 2022
Pippin - Fastrada
Featured Soloist at Wallingford Symphony Pops Concert, July 10, 2022
Featured soloist at Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra's 75th Annual Gala, April 9, 2022
Linda Mason - Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn
Connecticut Theatre Company, 2021
Ariana Straznicky-Packer of Southington (pictured in one of her stunning costumes) is a standout in the role of the teacher Linda Mason in her CTC debut after a decade long hiatus from the musical theater world. With her magnificent singing voice and lovely stage presence, she shines in the role.