Ivania has been a member of dog & pony dc since 2009 and currently serves as Ringleader, Audience Integration.

She has been a part of the development of COURAGE, Separated at Birth, Beertown, and co-directed Toast with Rachel Grossman and Wyckham Avery. Currently, she is part of the Artistic Leadership Team for FROM: A You-Us History Project, dog & pony dc’s upcoming collaboration with Honolulu Theatre for Youth.

Ivania also works as a free-lance Costume Designer for several DC and Baltimore theatres including: Center Stage, Everyman Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (Company Member), Theatre J, The Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Round House Theatre, Olney Theatre Center (Associate Artist), Signature Theatre, Imagination Stage, Studio Theatre, Synetic Theatre, Kennedy Center Family Theatre, Forum Theatre, Rorschach Theatre, Metro Stage, and Gala Hispanic Theatre.

Ivania has an MFA in design from the University of Maryland, College Park.