Arin Arbus Director

Director ARIN ARBUS served as the Associate Artistic Director of Theatre for a New Audience for a decade, where she directed The Winter’s Tale, The Skin of Our Teeth (Obie Award), repertory productions of Strindberg’s The Father and Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, as well as King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, Measure for Measure and Othello. She staged Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia at Houston Grand Opera and La Traviata at Canadian Opera Company, Lyric Opera of Chicago and Houston Grand Opera. She was a Drama League Directing Fellow, a Princess Grace Award Recipient, a member of Soho Rep’s Writer/Director Lab, a Samuel H. Scripps Award Recipient. In association with Rehabilitation Through the Arts, Arbus led an all-male theatre company of inmates for several years at Woodbourne Correctional Facility—a medium security prison in upstate New York. Last summer she directed an Arabic adaptation of The Tempest, performed by refugees in a Ritsona Refugee Camp in Greece for The Campfire Project.