Ariane has been on the faculty of LCDS since 1996. She began her training at the Academy of Movement and Music in Oak Park. She began taking classes at LCDS in 1981 when the studio was still on Hubbard Street! In 1983 she joined the Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance Theatre, with whom she performed until 1994, afterward joining the faculty, teaching ballet and Graham technique. Currently, she is a music theatre performer and has worked at the Mariott Lincolnshire Theatre, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Drury Lane Evergreen Park, and the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse. She has a BA in theatre from Roosevelt University.