Meet Ms. Ariana

Ariana Guzman

Senior Dance Instructor

Ariana Guzman is a dancer and choreographer whom recently received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance with an additional concentration in Media Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. There she was able to explore her choreographic style that she is excited to continue to share with the students of JDA. As a local choreographer, Ariana has had the opportunity to work with local theater productions. Some of her credits include Mamma Mia (Croatan High School), Godspell (Elysian Players), and Grease (Carteret Community Theater). She is also certified in Progressing Ballet technique. Currently, Ariana is finishing her Masters of Social Work while also completing a certification in Dance/Movement Therapy.

Dance Styles

Hip Hop






Musical Theatre

Progressing Ballet Technique

Leaps and Turns