Ruth Douthwright is a dance artist and movement educator living in London Ontario with her family. She currently runs programs in local schools, museums and arts organizations with LAIR- London Artist in Residence.
For over a decade Ruth has been a certified teacher of the Axis Syllabus and The Body Braid movement projects teaching nationally and internationally for dance schools, companies conferences and festivals. Graduate from LADMMI- École de danse contemporaine de Montréal with parallel studies in Body Mind Centering & Continuum, continued studies at Laban (London UK), The Body Weather Farm and The Kyoto Arts Centre (Japan).
Ruth worked with Frey Faust ABCDC 2003-2008, L’Inattendue Compagnie 2006-2008, Dasein Dance Theatre 2014-2016. Ongoing research and performance in Ecological Bodying with Strange Strangers Collective: Kevin O’Connor and Billy Douthwright: Caboose 2010, Confluence 2011 re-storying 2014 and Understories 2015.