Ruth has been a drama teacher and practitioner for 20 years. She is currently the Deputy Principal of the Helen O'Grady Drama Academy in Manchester which develops confidence and self esteem through verbal communication. The Academy teaches children from the ages of 4 - 18, although more recently Ruth has launched a Kindy programme for pre school children ages 2-4. Ruth is also a teacher and practitioner of comedy improvisation. She is currently working with Carol Donaldson in Manchester teaching musical comedy improvisation. Ruth has 3 sons and she enjoys, reading, singing and yoga.