Alma is a composer, sound designer and musician based in Dublin. She works across a range of media from large scale theatre on the West End to dance, live art, film,commercials and everything in between.
Winner of the 2013 Irish Times Theatre Award for sound design for riverrun, her music has been performed throughout Europe, USA, Asia and Australia.
Favourite theatre credits in Ireland and the UK include: RIOT (THISISPOPBABY) which will be back in 2017 at Vicar Street. Details here; The Casement Project by Fearghus Ó Conchúir and In The Shadow of The State by Jesse Jones and Sarah Brown, both part of The Arts Council’s OPEN CALL series for 2016; I’m Roger Casement, a dance film directed by Dearbhla Walsh as part of The Casement Project; The Elephantom (New London Theatre – West End and Royal National Theatre, London); riverrun (worldwide tour with Emergency Room) Winner Best Sound Design, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2013.
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. She is the secretary of the Irish Society of Stage and Screen Designers.
Alma is a member of The Evertides – a musical trio influenced by folk, gospel and close vocal harmony. Following sell-out shows at Whelans, The Abbey’s Peacock Theatre, and at festivals around Ireland, The Evertides have released their debut EP in 2016 to huge acclaim. See Evertides page for details.