Ruth Cantrell


Ruth Cantrell is an award-winning playwright whose works have been produced in theatres and universities in the US, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.  Her play, THE DOG DAZE OF SUMMER debuted at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 to rave reviews. “ (THE DOG DAZE OF SUMMER) is poetic, touching and life-affirming. Ruth Cantrell’s writing is persuasive and naturalistic.”  Philip Hutchinson  Fringe Review. Her children’s plays are published by YouthPLAYS. Ruth is Emerita Professor of Theater Arts at New Mexico State University. She is an alumna of the Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive. Ruth is a recipient of the New Mexico’s Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild of American and Actor’s Equity Association.