"With her magnificent singing voice and lovely stage presence, she shines!"

Connecticut Critics Circle

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Bio

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. 

Recent Performances

The Full Monty - Pam

Little Theater of Manchester, August 5 - 21 2022

Pippin - Fastrada

Madison Lyric Stage, July 21 - 31, 2022

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

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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. 

Nancy Sasso Janis, Connecticut Critics Circle, New Britain Patch 


Photo credit: Suxiao Yang