Ruth has been performing professionally all over the world for the past ten years. Ruth was an active company member in the world renowned Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Company, the oldest Jazz Company in the World. Here, she performed repertory by the top artists in the States (Davis Robertson, Christopher Huggins, Randy Duncan, Ron Dejesus, Sherry Zunker Dow). She was an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University, teaching master classes in Hawaii, Florida, Latvia, Germany, Mexico and Bruges.
In Germany she performed with Schindowski Ballet in Germany for three Seasons. In Berlin she performed with the Sidi Larbi Eastman Company in the co-production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Germany and La Scala in Milan, Italy. She has her Masters in Dance and currently teaches at Charlottesville Ballet.