Ruth trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and spent a year as a trainee designer at the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Credits include: Play Strindberg (Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath), Blasted (The Other Room, Cardiff) and Contractions (Chapter Arts Centre); Fiji Land (Southwark Playhouse), The Lady from the Sea, and Pridd (Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru), Salt, Root and Roe, Roots, Jac and the Falling Apples, Humbug! the costumes for Educating Rita and Glengarry Glen Ross and Associate Desginer on Bruised (all for Theatr Clwyd), Noah (Theatre On The Fly at Chichester Festival Theatre); The Ones Who Kill Shooting Stars (White Bear), Altogether Now and White Darkness, (North Wall Theatre, Oxford), Patagonia – the Long Journey and Beyond Borders (National Youth Theatre of Wales), The Road To Mecca (Arcola), Kindertransport (Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Welsh tour), Captain Oates’ Left Sock, Too Good To Be True, The Killing of Mr Toad and the costumes for Mirror Teeth (all Finborough Theatre), The Phoenix and the Turtle (Royal Shakespeare Company Complete Works Festival), the costumes for Origin: Unknown (Theatre Royal Stratford East), the musical Café Cariad (National Youth Theatre of Wales), The Government Inspector (Bute Theatre, Cardiff), The Canterbury Tales, (Blewbury Theatre), The Last Session, Three More Sleepless Nights and Fourplay (all Tristan Bates Theatre, London) and The Fetch (Old Red Lion, London), The School For Wives, Topless Mum in Dead Hero Shocker and the costumes for Treasure Island (all Tobacco Factory, Bristol).
Associate Designer on Orpheus Descending (Associate Designer, Theatre Cocoon, Tokyo) Of Mice and Men (West Yorkshire Playhouse) and Crime and Punishment (Citizens Theatre Glasgow)
As Assistant Designer: Henry VI Trilogy, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, The Winter’s Tale and Pericles (all Royal Shakespeare Company), Zorro – The Musical (Garrick, West End), Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 (Theatre Royal Bath), The Most Incredible Thing (Sadler’s Wells) and London Road (Royal National Theatre).
Film: London Road (Art Department Assistant), Black Coffee, No Sugar (Short Film Festival, Bristol).