Jerry Ruoti

Jerry is a New York native but has spent over a decade in the Bay Area. It was a BATS show in 2009 that fueled his desire to start taking improv classes. Since then Jerry has been a BATS patron, student, guest performer, board member and former board president. He absolutely adores the BATS community and joined BATS Company in September 2023.

Outside of BATS, Jerry was an ensemble member at the Un-Scripted Theater Company from 2013-2021, where he directed and performed a number of improvised shows. Jerry is also the founding member of two Bay Area improv groups, Improv Lab and the duo (sometimes trio) The Trifecta. Jerry has been lucky enough to perform across the nation including San Diego, Austin, Chicago and Orange County.

Jerry has a degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University where he directed, wrote and performed in the sketch comedy group, Humor Us! When he isn’t improvising, Jerry works as a Trust and Safety professional.