Ariana Burks is an Emmy nominated, young actress with many film/theatre credits to date and is currently starring in Wonderland; Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure at Chicago Children's Theatre. She recently performed as Emma, the title character from "The Black and White Ball" in the FWD Theatre Project's reading for new works as well as performed with Miss Felicia Fields in "Courting the Blues" at Court Theatre. Other Theatre credits include Seussical at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, A Christmas Carol at the highly noted Goodman theatre, Hairspray at Drury Lane Oakbrook (Jeff Nominated) and Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer at the Broadway Playhouse. Additional stage credits include The Nutcracker at Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, Aunt Nancy and the Doggie Tales at The Cornservatory and Laika's Coffin with Redmoon Theater. Ariana's film and television credits include Chicago Fire on NBC, Prank Stars on the Disney Channel and The Jr. Cuisine Cooking Show (Emmy Nominated) on PBS. Ariana is currently in her 3rd year as a member of the youth ensemble at Lookingglass Theatre and is enjoying living her dream.