Ruthanne E. Ankney is a musician, folklorist, storyteller, actress and singer. She has a Masters Degree in Theater. She has studied music and folklore near and far. Her special studies in folklore and music have taken her to England, Wales, Scandinavia, Germany and Italy.  Ruthanne has performed at many theaters, festivals and music venues.  She has created many seasonal educational and performance programs for museums, living history, schools, festivals and more. Teaching seasonal songs and seasonal folklore is her passion.  You can contact Ruthanne at