Ralf studied Expressive Arts (Theatre and Performance Art) at Brighton University. He cofounded Alarmist Theatre in Brighton, representing the UK at the first Moscow University Festival of Avant-Garde Theatre with Mayakovsky's The Bedbug. For 14 years he was an Associate Artist with Kaos Theatre UK, touring nationally and internationally.
Roles include Jack Worthing/The Importance of Being Earnest (three national tours, winner of The Stage award for Best Ensemble); Daniel Defoe, title role/Moll Flanders (national tour); Demetrius, Bottom/A Midsummer Night’s Dream (national tour); title role/Richard III (national tour, nominated for 'best performance in a visiting production' Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards); Laertes/Who Goes There with DreamThinkSpeak (Brighton International Festival, Toneelschuur Theatre, Haarlem); Prospero/The Tempest, Duncan, Macduff/Macbeth, Tony Chestnutt/Memory Point(s) with Platform 4 Theatre. Work for Glyndebourne Festival Opera includes L'elisir d'amore, The Rape of Lucretia, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Hamlet.