About Us

The Evertides is just one of the strings to our bow. Here’s a bit more about each of us …


Alma Kelliher

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Alma is a composer, sound designer and musician based in Dublin. She works across a range of media from large scale children’s theatre on the West End to musicals, short films, television, commercials and everything in between. Winner of the 2013 Irish Times Theatre Award for sound design for riverrun, her work has been performed throughout Europe, USA, Asia and Australia.

Alma has a BA in Music from Trinity College, Dublin and an MSc in Sound Design from Edinburgh University. She studied Organ to diploma level with the London College of Music and Media and is a graduate of the Rough Magic SEEDS Programme 2010-11 and the Next Stage Programme 2011.

Check out her website: www.almakelliher.com


Ruth Smith


Ruth is a performer, teacher and event maker based in Galway. She has a BA in Music, Drama and Theatre Studies and a HDip in Music and English from Trinity College, Dublin. She has a Teaching Diploma in Piano from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and in Fiddle from Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann as well as a Masters in Trad Performance from University of Limerick.

Ruth has worked as a performer in The Abbey Theatre, with Loose Canon Theatre Company, thisispopbaby and RandolfS|D The Company. She has trained with Corn Exchange Theatre Company in Commedia del’Arte and in Central School of Speech and Drama, London.

She was chosen as Artist in Residence for the 2011 Shorelines Arts Festival in Galway. Here she curated music and theatre projects in the community, as well as writing, producing and performing a one-woman piece in the Irish Workhouse.

An experienced events coordinator, she has travelled the world working with The Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012, The London Olympics 2012 and Croke Park-GAA.


Ruth McGill


Ruth McGill is from Donegal and is a classically trained singer and actress.  She graduated from the Professional Acting Course at Trinty College Dublin in 2003 and has appeared in numerous plays in The Abbey Theatre, The Gate Theatre, The Project Arts Centre and The Olympia amongst others and received Best Supporting Actress nominations at The Irish Times Theatre Awards for her performances in Threepenny Opera at The Gate Theatre and Freefall with Corn Exchange Theatre Company.

Ruth trained as a soprano with Dr. Veronica Dunne at The Royal Irish Academy of Music and has a Higher Diploma in Music from Griffith College.

When not actoring/singering/teachering she is busy mothering and training to be a yogi and updating her blog thewholelivelongday.com when she gets the time!