Tisch School of the Arts. The New School.
She was also nominated for another Tony for her performance in Born Yesterday. She appears in the television series The Vampire Diaries in season 6 in the main cast. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Eugene Language College The New School for Liberal Arts, the liberal arts college within The New School university, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from New York University"s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program in 2009.
Arianda made her Broadway debut in April 2011 in the lead role of Billie Dawn in the Broadway production of Born Yesterday, with James Belushi and Robert Sean Leonard.
She appeared Office-Broadway as Vanda in the comedy-drama play Venus in Fur in 2010. The play then transferred to Broadway, the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, in early November 2011, and she received dazzling reviews.
In 2014, she starred in the Manhattan Theatre Club"s production of Tales From Red Vienna. In January 2015, she was cast as Molly, the wife of Will Graham (played by her former Broadway co-star Hugh Dancy) for the third season of Hannibal.
Arianda starred in Fool for Love at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Williamstown, Massachusetts, in July 2014, with Sam Rockwell and direction by Daniel Aukin.
Arianda and Rockwell are reprising their roles on Broadway at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in a Manhattan Theater Club production, with previews that began on September 15, 2015 and the official opening scheduled for October 8, 2015.