Amber Ruthart has over twenty years of teaching, mentoring, and performance experience, since she started vocal and stage training at thirteen. She has studied vocal production with local teachers including, Susan Gudgeon, Lita Classen as well as Laura Pudwell of Tafelmusik. She was the youngest member to ever be in the chorus at Opera Hamilton and has been featured as soloist for church and classical concerts.
A honey sweet rich voice that has the capability of filling the theatre without use of microphones, Amber has performed with local theatres and various venues across the Greater Toronto area from Liberty Grand to Hamilton Place. Her ability to fill entire rooms with her powerful voice has given her a well known reputable standing as a solo singer. Her stage presence is that off comfort and ease as she plays out her role to its entirety.
Amber has been travelling the country in search of the latest and most modern vocal production. She is an official ViP (Vocology in Practice) Instructor. This elite group of global voice professionals have provided Amber the tools to assist her clients in many ways. Amber has attended VocalizeU intensives including, seminars with vocologist Ingo Titze, a vocal scientist and executive director of the National Center for Voice and Speech at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Her search has also lead her to New York City to study with Wendy Parr, a Grammy Award Winning Songwriter and mentor. Ambers most recent discovery took her on a journey LA to study with Dave Stroud, an American vocal coach, vocal educator, and lecturer whose clients include, Justin Bieber, Jordin Sparks, Adam Lambert, Natasha Bedingfield, Cody Simpson, Daniel Bedingfield, and more. Amber has also met with A&R executive Big Billy Clark of Island Def Jam and Sony Music; Ben Bram, arranger for Pentatonix, Pitch Perfect 1 & 2 and has networked with various other vocal teachers around the world..
Amber is a graduate of the Second City improv course and can be seen at Comedy Bar, Social Capital Theatre and other venues providing laughs by using improv and sketch skills. Her adult show “Almost Late Night” is run monthly at 120 Diner on Church Street. Here you can find her interviewing artists and running comedy for a spoof show based on late night television.
Amber also works with her Husband “ReptileRob” at SafariScience (an entertainment company since 2003). She performs in a bi-weekly Live Show featuring guests and sketch. She has been in numerous festivals and events across Southern Ontario playing the role of Amphibian Amber on stages for children’s entertainment as well as countless private functions.
As a musician and children’s entertainer, Amber has taught music in studios, theatres, and preschools for the past fifteen years. She has lead adult group vocal workshops, Glee, private in home children's classes, and many more educational lessons in various venues. She has an uncanny ability to bring across vocal methodology in a way people can connect with.
Her experience with music, stage, and industry allows her to bring a unique atmosphere to Party like A PopStar. Amber knows how to work with younger to older children to bring about a fun time and is looking forward to sharing her positive attitude and abilities with you. You can find our more about Amber on her website: www.amberjane.ca