Assistant Musical Director/Accompanist
Arielle Ballance is a music director, accompanist, instructor and performer living and working in beautiful Vancouver, BC. Favourite music direction credits include A Charlie Brown Holiday Double Bill and Elephant and Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” (Carousel Theatre for Young People; Jessie Award nomination for Significant Artistic Achievement in Theatre for Young Audiences), Anne of Green Gables (Capilano University), Merrily We Roll Along (United Players) and The Steadfast Tin Soldier (Alberta Opera). She has worked for Theatre Under the Stars as rehearsal pianist and orchestra pit musician in 42nd Street as well as this summer’s Newsies. Arielle is a faculty accompanist at Vancouver Film School, and has taught at Theatre Under the Stars, Arts Umbrella, Grant MacEwan University, and the Citadel Theatre Young Companies.