Akram Khan‘s Giselle
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Ruth Little

Ruth Little is a theatre and dance dramaturg, a teacher and writer. She lectured in English literature at the University of Sydney, and was literary manager at Out of Joint, Soho Theatre, the Young Vic and the Royal Court.

Akram Khan's Giselle: Meet Dramaturg Ruth Little

She is dramaturg with Akram Khan Company (Until the Lions, Gnosis, Vertical Road, Desh, iTMOi) and collaborated with English National Ballet for Dust, part of Lest We Forget. She has also worked with Sadler’s Wells, Spitalfields Festival, Barbican, National Theatre Connections, Fuel, Theatre Forum Dublin, Siobhan Davies Dance, Le Patin Libre.

University of Sydney; Cambridge University

Winner of 2012 Kenneth Tynan Award for Dramaturgy

Ruth is also currently Associate Director at Cape Farewell; Guest Editor at Dance Umbrella's 'Definite Article', 2015; dramaturg of 1984 (Jonathan Watkins: Northern Ballet).

Her publications include The Young Vic Book; The Royal Court Theatre Inside Out; The Slow Art of Contemporary Expedition: Islandings and Art, Place, Climate: Situated Ethics.