Jim Rutter has reviewed theater in Philadelphia since 2006, and has written for the Philadelphia Inquirer since September, 2011. He has covered dance, theater, and opera for the Broad Street Review, and has also written for many suburban newspapers, including the Main Line Times. In 2009, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded him a Fellowship in arts journalism. Thames & Hudson released his updated and revised version of "Ballet and Modern Dance" in June, 2012. From 1998 to 2005, he taught philosophy and logic at Drexel, and then Widener University. He has competed in the sport of weightlifting at the national level, is a USA Weightlifting National Coach, and coaches at his club, Philadelphia Barbell, which has produced multiple National level athletes, top-ten finishers and medalists.