Alberto Ruiz Lopez

Head of Acting, ITI (Singapore)

Alberto Ruiz Lopez has been a teacher of various modules such as Acting, Movement, Graham’s Technique and Theatre Language for Dancers since 1990. He is also a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher.

A theatre practitioner who has directed and acted, he was also a former Director of the Company of Theatre from Jalisco. Beto has performed in productions such as HamletMachineAttempts On Her Life and Kuo Pao Kun’s The Spirits Play. In 2015, Beto performed in R vs J, a solo piece in Mexico.

As a director, he has helmed operas – Verdi’s La Traviata and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, and led plays such as Dario Fo’s Un Dia Cualquiera and Alfred Jarry’s King Ubu. His work extends beyond his home country of Mexico to Poland, Texas, USA, Argentina, and Colombia.

A multiple award-winning recipient, Beto is a 2008 graduate of Intercultural Theatre Institute (ITI), then known as Theatre Training and Research Programme (TTRP). Beto also holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, as well as a Diploma in Pedagogy for Acting.

He is currently the Head of Acting at ITI.