Ruth E Mortimer

Professionally trained actress, director and teacher.

Born and trained in London, Ruth has lived and worked in the UK, Asia and Australia as an actress, presenter and director/producer.

As an actress Ruth appeared in theatre, short films & commercials in London up to 2005, before travelling the world to live in South America, Japan, Vietnam and Australia. Since returning to the UK in 2013 she has appeared in numerous stage productions & several commercials. 

In Australia, Ruth trained with Peter Andrikidis, Kevin Jackson (NIDA) & Kate Gaul. She also appeared in numerous short films and plays whilst working as an actor and producer for Underground Cinema (a live immersive theatre/cinema group).

As a presenter Ruth hosted two internationally broadcast tv shows from Vietnam, as well as hosting the TV talent show “Let’s Get Loud”. She has also presented many corporate videos and was the voice of countless commercials, documentaries & English Language Learning TV shows.

As a director/producer in Vietnam Ruth directed several large scale productions, co-devised the first ever Shakespeare festival in Hanoi, lead workshops for both native & non-native English speakers, used drama to work with disadvantaged youth and set up a drama school for kids.