Bachelor Teaching in Drama (Secondary)
University Western Sydney (UWS)
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Senior First Aid Certificate
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Location base: Canberra Australia
StageFlight Drama School workshops NSW 2016
Photo: Lis Shelley
Ruth teaches workshops in Improv, Drama, Devising, Acting, Public Speaking, Voice, Movement, Character Development, Mime, Trance Mask, Commedia Dell'Arte, Poi Juggling, Object Theatre, Puppetry, Circus, Shakespeare, Meisner, Practical Aesthetics (Mamet), Suzuki, Ensemble, Collective Collaboration, Laban, Stage Combat and Clowning.
Ruth has taught performance workshops in schools, corporate settings, performing arts institutions, and youth theatre companies in Sydney (including McDonald Performing Arts School and ATYP), Hobart and regional Tasmania schools (Terrapin Puppet Theatre), Uni of NSW & UWS. Ruth has also conducted workshops in regional NSW; including Cowra, Wagga Wagga, Wollongong, Merimbula, Pambula, & Moruya. Ruth tutors regularly with ImproACT, with Canberra Youth Theatre and as a guest in various schools and locations throughout ACT.
CV Directing and Tutoring
2018 Impro ACT 'Alter' Workshops - Mask & Puppetry for improvisers
Hawker Primary School Drama tutor Junior & Senior classes
2017 POI-A-TREE as part of ‘I’m Me’ Festival Canberra Youth Theatre (CYT)
2016 'Quiet Please' 16-18 yrs Ensemble CYT
Hawker and Aranda Primary school Drama end of year producitons
2015 Mask Fusion 13-15 yrs Teens CYT
'Toddler Slap' for KIDS DON’T TALK an Ally Cat charity production for MENSLINK
'Shutup Slut' for KIDS DON’T TALK an Ally Cat charity production for MENSLINK
2013 '35 Degrees 17 North' Performance Director CYT
'Unveiled' Co-director CYT
'The Puppet Chat Show', Improvised Puppet play ImproACT
2011: ' Item on the News' Short & Sweet (ACT)
'Disgusted 'by Peter Malicki Short & Sweet (ACT)
2010: 'Impro Unwrapped '(ACT) – puppets & actors unscripted Xmas charity show Impro ACT
2007-2016: - Canberra Youth Theatre productions:
Quiet Please 16-18 y.o.
Where the Heart is 13-15 y.o.
Super Kids Aranda Primary
Just Shakespeare Aranda Primary
Mask Fusion 13-15 y.o.
The Story of Us 10-12 y.o.
MYOB 7-12 y.o.
No Direction 7-12 y.o.
The Past Future Days 7-12 y.o.
Shakespeare Stew 10-12 y.o.
The Monster that Ate Canberra 7-9 y.o.
A Sack of Worries 7-9 y.o.
Meerkat Mail 7-9 y.o.
2003-2004: - McDonald College Performing Arts School productions:
Wizard of Oz, Aesop’s Fables, Rohald Dahl’s Snow White,
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Yrs 3-4
Out Scenes, Buzz Yr 9 Elective Curriculum
The Right Place Yr 11
Kid Stakes co-director Yrs 11-12
2002-2003: - The Scots College/Kincoppal productions:
Alan Ayckbourn’s Gizmo Yrs 7-9
Group-devised Four Funerals and No Wedding Yrs 7-9
1999-2001: - Kambala Junior school production:
Flick Of A Switch (co-director)
Various junior drama elective class productions Yrs 3-6
1998: Under The Sea ricochet Campbelltown & Regional Libraries performances tour
GRADUATE 2002 - Bachelor of Teaching (BT) in Drama (Secondary) University Western Sydney
GRADUATE 1998 - Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Performance – ACTING Theatre Nepean (UWS)
2018 - Rebus Theatre on Augusta Boal's IMAGE and FORUM Theatre Intensive