Ruby Donohoe (she/her) is an interdisciplinary performance-maker whose work offers defiant acts of sensitisation and is rooted in the politics of encounter. With a background in contemporary performance and a body-based practice, she works with text, choreography, sculpture, installation, and participatory practices to create work for theatre, gallery, and digital spaces.
Ruby has created work in New York, Porto, Seoul, Tokyo, Vancouver and throughout Australia. She has had the pleasure of working with artists such as Anne Bogart + SITI Company (NYC), Bad Company (Jeremy Neideck + Younghee Park), Dairakudakan (JAP), Dancenorth, Dead Puppet Society, Doppelgangster (UK/AUS), Gogi Dance Collective, Kerith Manderson-Galvin, Lucas Stibbard, Margi Brown Ash, MKA: Theatre of New Writing, Phluxus2 Dance Collective, Playlab Theatre, Strings Attached, The Good Room, Younes Bachir (SPN), and Zen Zen Zo. Ruby has performed at Brisbane Powerhouse, Dixon Place (NYC), Flowstate, HOTA, Institute of Modern Art (IMA), La Mama, Metro Arts, MidWinta Festival, New Ohio Theatre (NYC), Placemakers*, Queensland Theatre’s Undercover Festival, Seoul Arts Centre, Supercell Dance Festival, and Sydney Fringe Festival.
She graduated with distinction from a Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Drama and minoring in Scenography (QUT, 2014), Zen Zen Zo’s Performance Internship (2014), the biennial 2016/17 SITI Company Acting Conservatory (NYC), and Playlab Theatre’s Incubator Program (2018).