(Bio as of October 2021)
Ariana Burks (Fan/Martha Cratchit/Catherine) is excited to be a part of A Christmas Carol for the fifth year. She was an inaugural member of the Goodman Musical Theatre program and the Goodman Youth Arts Council. Theatre credits include Urinetown (BoHo Theatre); The Nutcracker (The House Theatre); Hairspray (Paramount Theatre, Drury Lane); Wonderland: Alice’s Rock and Roll Adventure (Chicago Children’s Theatre); The Black & White Ball (FWD Theatre); The Compass (Steppenwolf Theatre) and Rudolph (Broadway Playhouse). Ariana most recently appeared in the Chicago premiere of Dance Nation at Steppenwolf Theatre and has served as a member of the youth ensemble at Lookingglass Theatre for six years. Film credits include Beats (Netflix); South Side (Comedy Central); Chicago Med and Chicago Fire (NBC); The Jr. Cuisine Cooking Show (2011 Emmy Award nomination) and PrankStars (Disney). Ariana has performed all over Illinois with Felicia Fields and is a singer/songwriter herself.