Ariana Paganetti

Ariana Paganetti received her degree in theatre studies with a minor in Theatre Education from Marymount Manhattan College.  She specialized in Dramaturgy and is a New York State Certified Teacher in Special Subjects: Theatre. She is currently a "mentor actor" for the Nitestar Company, where she is an actor and writer.  Ariana is also a recording artist and singer of Billboard Dance chart hit Wrong under the alias 'Ariana Nicole' for Casa Records.  Ariana is an accomplished Jazz standard and classical singer as well throughout the city and has been a featured singer for Christian DeGré's cabaret What if? Ariana has taught Drama for Repertory High School and at the Children's Acting Academy of New York.  Making the arts accessible to youth in and around the city remains to be one of Ariana’s main goals and passions.  She has been a dramaturge for Marymount Manhattan’s main stage production of The Old Law, and is currently one of Mind the Art Entertainment’s resident dramaturges, working on new works such as The Timing of the Day by Owen Panettieri and Holiday in Hell by Charles O’Hara.    Ariana has also produced several works throughout the city ranging from staged readings, workshops, cabarets, charities and fringe festival pieces for Mind the Art Entertainment, Intimation Theatre and others.  She possesses a broad range of skills in and around the arts not limited to aspects of performance, design, production and analysis.  She is proudly the Secretary for Mind the Art Entertainment.