Arin is an actor, director, and costume designer who is passionate about providing arts enrichment opportunities for children. Arin is the founder and Artistic Director of the Shakespeare All-Stars, a touring ensemble that educates, entertains, and inspires diverse audiences through performances and workshops. Arin has led drama workshops in Chicago and Kalamazoo, MI for over ten years and was the Assistant Director of the Kalamazoo Civic Youth Theatre Camp for two summers. Arin coordinated the inaugural year of an after school program serving over 100 K-8th students at Chicago International Charter School: West Belden Campus. Arin has taught at Whitney Young Magnet H.S., Edison Regional Gifted Center, MLK Jr. Lab School, Disney II Magnet School, and the Special Rec Program at Chase Park to name a few.
Arin graduated with honors from Columbia College Chicago with a BA in Theatre Performance. In 2008, she completed an intensive Classical Theatre Study Abroad program in Greece through the University of Detroit-Mercy and performed there as Helen of Troy in Trojan Women. Arin is also an AFAA certified group fitness instructor and a big fan of crossword puzzles.