Ruth Cordell serves as Webb's Theatre Director. A recognized actress with 35+ years of experience in television, film and theater, Cordell works closely with Webb students both as a director and teacher of speech, theater, and acting. Under her direction, Webb students were chosen as a group of 50 high schools out of 1000+ applicants to perform at the internationally acclaimed "Fringe Festival" in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Cordell is member of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Recording Artists and Actors' Equity Association. A working actress, Cordell has appeared locally in Franklin with Studio Tenn's Steel Magnolias and Nashville Repertory Theatre's productions of I Hate Hamlet, The Goat, Cabaret, All My Sons, Rapture Blister Burn, and the regional premiere of Posterity.