Meet the Staff
Ariana is an accomplished teaching artist and director who has been involved in the field of Theatre for Youth for the past ten years.
She earned an MFA in Theatre for Youth from UNC-Greensboro, an MA in Teaching from Chatham University, and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College with concentrations in the Performing Arts and in issues of Social Justice. A certified teacher, Ariana taught in Pittsburgh, PA and McLean, VA before pursuing her MFA.
Mr. Quinn has been working with WPPAC since 2008 as both the founder and Artistic Director of the Conservatory Theatre (2008-2011) and subsequently the Producing Artistic Director of the Mainstage (2011-2016).
During his tenure, notable directing credits include: A CHORUS LINE, AIDA, HEATHERS (NY Regional Premiere), Disney’s TARZAN, Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID (NY Regional Premiere), SWEENEY TODD, LES MISERABLES, THE COLOR PURPLE (NY Regional Premiere), AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY (NY Regional Premiere), THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, SPRING AWAKENING (NY Regional Premiere), RENT, LEND ME A TENOR and CATS.
After relocating back to South Florida in 2016, Jeremy began pursuing freelance directing opportunities and building a boutique digital media studio. He continued collaborating with WPPAC, booking presented event programming, doing web design and creating digital media. He now serves as web designer and digital media consultant. For more information and current projects, please visit: www.jeremyquinn.com