is an experienced actor and voiceover talent based in Chicago.
VO credits include numerous commercials and dozens of e-learning courses, medical lectures and explainer videos, and voicing characters including customers, employees, an elf and a princess. Clients say she has a gift for making dry or technical copy sound interesting.
On-camera credits include independent features and short films, national and local TV commercials, web series, pilots and internet videos for clients including The Onion.
And she’s performed on stages from iO to ComedySportz to the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Her unparalleled improvisational speed talking has been featured on America’s Funniest People and productions including a 24-hour event streamed live on Facebook.
Ruth talks in other capacities, too. She’s done corporate role playing for numerous clients, is a humorous storyteller and presents a variety of workshops including “Essential Sales Skills for Actors,” “Creating a Persistence Plan” and “Improv for Authors.”
She’s also an award-winning, Amazon-bestselling author who has published a humorous women’s fiction novel, four historical romances, a novella and multiple non-fiction articles. Her freelance editing skills enhance many types of copy and scripts, and she has critiqued for a NYT and USA Today bestselling and other authors. For more information, visit www.ruthkaufman.com.