Ruth joined TORCH in June 2020 as Theatre and Performance Officer (Connecting Researchers with Theatres). This role includes support for Theatre Seed Fund grant holders, and wider engagement with Oxford researchers and performance-makers as they seek to create meaningful connections.
Ruth previously worked in communications, project management and fundraising for a range of local third sector and arts organisations and for the University’s Social Science Division. She has an MA in Applied Theatre from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and writes children's fiction. Previous roles/projects include work with Oxford Playhouse, Pegasus Theatre, local museums & schools, National Theatre.