Musical Theater

Aryanna Garber

After graduating from Barnard College, Aryanna received a Master’s Degree from Columbia University in the field of Narrative Medicine, combining her passion for writing and patient advocacy. After graduating, she went to work as the personal writing assistant for best-selling author, Erica Jong. In 2013, Aryanna transitioned into television, and worked as the executive assistant for Emmy-Award winning producer and director, Stephanie Laing. Aryanna worked with Stephanie on the HBO award-winning series Veep and Vice Principals.
In 2016, Aryanna became the head writer and a contributing founder of Stephanie Laing’s new digital comedy network, PYPO ( After working as the writer and Special Communications Manager for the President’s Office at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in NYC, Aryanna now works part-time as a research associate at Harvard
Business School for author and professor, Debora Spar. In 2018, Aryanna, along with composer/lyricist, Benjamin Velez, won the 2018 New Musical Award for their original work, Borderline Aryanna currently lives and writes in Manhattan.

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