Ariana Middleman
Ariana Middleman

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Thornton, PA

High School:
Garnet Valley HS

02/04/2013

2012-13 Spirit Team

2012-13 Spirit Team

Ariana Middleman began dancing at the young age of 5 at the Kicks Academy of Dance in Glen Mills, PA. Here, she trained in various styles including ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, modern, and hip-hop. After training for many years she joined the Kicks Academy of Dance Senior Company, which competes in numerous competition and national events.

She continued her dance training in hip-hop as a member of the Philadelphia Sixers Pre-Pro Dance Team, where she performed at the Wachovia Center during Sixers basketball games. Her dance background also includes several competition and national recognitions. Her performance experience also includes dancing for pop-duo Diverse at various venues including Atlantic City and Six Flags Great Adventure. She has also performed at Disney World's Magic Music Days, and in International Ballet Classique's performance of The Nutcracker. Ariana has worked with many choreographers including Danny Wallace, Jason Parsons, and Joey Dowling at NYCDA's Summer Dance Intensive. She looks forward to continuing her dance career with the University of San Diego's Spirit Team.