Arianna Paz, a sophomore from Long Island, New York, is concentrating in Integrative Biology with a secondary in Mind, Brain, and Behavior. A proud member of the Board of Harvard College Opera, she is thrilled to be singing Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro.
During her time at Harvard so far, Arianna has performed in Ruddigore; or, the Witch’s Curse (Rose Maybud), The Rake’s Progress (Anne Trulove Cover/Chorus), H.M.S. Pinnafore; or, the Lass That Loved a Sailor (Cousin Hebe), and Into the Woods (Cinderella). She is on the board of the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players and recently joined Harvard’s oldest all-female a cappella group, The Radcliffe Pitches. Arianna was also a participant in master classes with Anna Gasteyer and Laura Osnes. Prior to Harvard, Arianna studied at the CAP21 Musical Theatre Conservatory in New York City, worked as a classical voice intern at the Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, and performed in numerous cabaret shows at the Metropolitan Room in New York City. Other favorite theatre credits include Les Miserables (Cosette), Anything Goes (Hope Harcourt), SideShow (Daisy Hilton), Barnum (Jenny Lind), Once Upon a Mattress (Winnifred), The Wedding Singer (Julia), and Legally Blonde (Paulette).