Ruth began her early performing arts training as a musician, dancer and gymnast, going on to become an acclaimed musician and one of Scotland’s leading dancers and choreographers. She is a BA Hons graduate of London Contemporary Dance School, and in 2019, graduated from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a Masters in Education; Learning and Teaching in Performing Arts. Ruth has over twenty years of professional experience as a dancer/performer/musician, and has performed extensively both in the UK and internationally. Her artistic work spans the worlds of Contemporary Theatre & Dance, Musical Theatre, Film and Music video. She has been teaching dance and choreography in RCS since 2011, has led the Dance strand of the BA and MA Musical Theatre Programmes since 2018, and teaches for the Modern Ballet department.
Recent Choreography and Movement Direction credits includePippin, The Bakers Wife, Christmas at the ConservatoireandBA and MA Musical Theatre Showcases; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland,Becoming; Kathy McKean and Shiny Productions,Shakespeare Shuffle; BBC 2 Artist in Residence and Shaper Caper,Blow Off; Julia Taudevin and the Traverse,For Now I Am; Marc Brew Company,Traces of Places; Marc Brew Company and Ballet Cymru,GRIT The Martyn Bennett Story; Pachamama, Real World Records and Regular Music,CUT; smallpetitklein Dance Company,Whatever Gets You Through The Night: Pachamama, The Arches and Regular Music,Tin ForestandJUMP; National Theatre of Scotland,BOLT; RM Hubbard and Chemikal Underground Records, andThe Far Lows; Creeping Bent Records and Glasgow Film Theatre.