Faculty & Conductor Profile:
Ruth Alexander

Previous NUOVA Festival Credits:

2021 - Additional Faculty
2019 - Musical Director: Kiss Me, Kate in concert
2019 - Voice Mentor/Coach


Ruth and her family moved to Edmonton last Summer, from the UK. She has worked as an actor/musician for over 25 years. Her theatre credits include: Once, the Musical (Citadel theatre, Edmonton) Richard III, The Winter’s Tale (Northern Broadsides UK Tour) Les Misérables, (UK Tour) Sweeney Todd, David Copperfield (Manchester) Blonde
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(Hampstead Theatre, London) Macbeth, Hamlet (Liverpool). Ruth’s television credits include a reoccurring role on the long running series, Coronation Street.Alongside her acting career, she has also worked extensively in undergraduate education. She is a sessional lecturer on the performing arts course at MacEwan University, here in Edmonton, and has taught at some of the best drama schools in the UK and Europe.