Ruth Howard is a theatre and interdisciplinary artist, and the founding Artistic Director of the beloved Toronto-based Jumblies Theatre which makes art with, for, and about the people and stories found in ordinary and extraordinary spaces and places. She has created many projects within Toronto and across Canada that bring together artists and participants of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.
Ruth is also a dedicated Irish Set Dancer and a novice Swing Dancer with her beloved partner Stephen Cooper.
Over her years at AlgomaTrad, Ruth is often joined by colleagues from Jumblies to facilitate and collaborate on diverse, community-based projects and classes. This year she is delighted to share a current project.