Ari was born and raised in the city of Chicago. She earned her BA from Vassar College and her MFA from Yale School of Drama. Ari has originated roles across the country, including Higgy in Rolin Jones and Billie Joe Armstrong’s These Paper Bullets! at the Atlantic Theater Company in NYC and the Geffen Playhouse in LA. She returned to Chicago for the world premiere of Tracy Letts’ Mary Page Marlowe at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. She is also a member of a certain band of hooligans parading as the multi-media production company New Neighborhood. She recurs as Alya Feinberg in season two of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and has a podcast called “Having A Night” about dinner parties.