Gillian Lynch: Chairperson
Gillian has been a member of KMS for 16 Years. She has served on the Committee for most of those years and as Treasurer for 6 years. Gillian most recently played the role of Violet Newstead in KMS’ production of 9 to 5 in April 2019, having previously written, directed and choreographed numerous KMS productions. Gillian is delighted to be at the helm of KMS for the 2020/21 season!
Nikki Johnston: Secretary
Nikki has been a KMS member for 4 years now and this is her 3rd season on committee. She is delighted to be taking up the helm as secretary for the 2020/21 season! An avid musical lover, Nikki is excited about the year ahead both on and off stage!
Claire Manning: Treasurer
Claire has been with KMS in one form or another since 2013. Performer, Stagehand, Front of House or Committee Member, Claire has done it all. A Project Accountant by trade Claire has been known to say “I love a good spreadsheet” on and so is fittingly back on committee as Treasurer and looking forward to the season ahead.
Rhona Gleeson: Vice-Chair
Rhona Joined KMS two years ago and is super excited to be on the committee for another season. She loves all things musical related and when she’s not busy with KMS, you can usually find her baking something while probably singing at the top of her lungs!
Marianne (‘Maz’) joined KMS in 2017 and was elected to the committee in 2019. A wearer of many hats as a mum, work junkie, incurable movies and musicals fan, Disney and cheese ninja and a general master of divilment! Maz is super excited for the year ahead!
Hailing from India; Gopi invented Writing, Aeroplanes, The Internet and was also the first person to reach The North Pole. He has written one thousand highly regarded books on the art of theatre. Gopi is also known as a great teller of stories, but not all of them are true – for instance: those in this bio.
Chris Ó Conchúir
Chris joined KMS in 2008 and has been with them ever since. Being involved in theatre as far back as he can remember; Chris is also a director, recently winning ‘Best Director’ at the Wicklow ICA Drama Festival for his production of Agatha Christie’s ‘The Rats’. He is delighted to be back on the committee and is looking forward to being back on the stage after what feels like 10 years at home.
Nora joined joined KMS 2 years ago. Dance and music have been part of Nora’s life since childhood. Nora moved from her beloved Republic of Cork for her work in hospital pharmacy and instantly found a welcoming family in KMS. She’s delighted to be part of the KMS committee and is looking forward to the challenges of the year ahead.
Ciarán Joined KMS in 2019 and was elected to the comittiee in 2020. He is delighted to have been elected to the committiee and is looking forward to representing KMS both on and off the stage during the 2020/21 season.