Faculty & Staff

Sari Ruskin
Teaching Instructor

The ability to communicate freely is a gift; it is also a skill that can be taught. Improvisation classes can give you that gift. The joys of exploring your creativity are available in all my other classes as well.

Degrees & Accomplishments
PD, Educational Administration
MA in Theatre
Aristic Director Laguna Canyon Players 1975-1976

Sari Ruskin trained in NYC at The Neighborhood Playhouse(with Richard Edelman) and HB Studios (with Carol Rosenberg). She studied dance under Sophie Maslow at New Dance Group Studio.Professional credits include lead singer with the Chapel Hill Trio and a stint at both Off Center Theatre and New York Theatre Ensemble.She has been teaching improvisational theatre and storytelling- among other things- In New York for years and continues to teach those skills here at Rutgers. In addition to those classes, the Creative Dramatics for Children classes provide performance and community outreach opportunities. She also works with PhD candidates to prepare their dissertation presentations.