Ruth Jones is first and foremost a contemporary dance artist. She specialises in Outdoor work, Mass choreography, Parades and community dance. Ruth has created seven outdoor dance shows which tour and perform at many of the major festivals, including Greenwich and Docklands, Isle Of Wight Festival etc. She has received commissions from Lakes Alive, Waiblingen Festival of Light, Germany, Urban Moves International Festival and the National Festival of Making.

Ruth has created a wealth of Mass Movement and Parade choreographic work (often including delivery of Master classes) e.g. Green Space Dark Skies, an UNBOXED festival commission, with choreographed events, involving thousands, in National Parks of the UK, 2022/ working on the Platinum Jubilee Parade, in front of the Queen, in London, 2022, a BBC world event/ Manchester Day Parade with 2000 performers for 12 years (produced by Walk The Plank), Pride Manchester lead parade section, since 2016. Indeed, Ruth works for a number of diverse clients, creating outdoor work eg  working for artist, Ling Tan on her Supergestures and Supermoments events.

Ruth also choreographs for theatre and has choreographed over 50 professional theatre productions in the UK, at venues such as York Theatre Royal and Sheffield Crucible.

Ruth additionally teaches and facilitates dance and movement in educational settings  eg University of Manchester theatre dept, and in community settings

Ruth continues to teach private dance/movement/Laban lessons in her home dance studio: The Loft Dance Studio.

She has taught on several Easter Schools for Dalcroze UK and the Summer School in Cardiff.