Ruth Foster, Choreographer


Ruth Foster is our Co Founder, choreographer and props manager.

After obtaining her Associate Stage Membership from the BATD, Ruth went on to obtain her Honours degree in Community Arts from the University of Strathclyde.


She loves her job and dances 7 days a week with ages ranging from 14 weeks to a whopping 94 years old! Ruth passionately believes in everyone's right to dance and is a truly treasured member of the 2D's Family.

Stephanie 'Speff' Strachan, Musical Director


Speff joined us in 2012 as head of voice, and has been our MD over a number of productions.


Having gained her Honours degree in music at the University of Glasgow, she is an experienced community arts director and versatile vocalist operating in central Scotland. Classically trained, she has represented Scotland internationally, including performances across Europe and the United States.


Speff is also a choir leader with SoundRoutes Singers, taking 3 of their choirs alongside several other groups. She prides all of her rehearsals on their inclusive and relaxed nature, believing that singing should be available to all.

Charlie Reader, Stage Manager


Graduating from Strathclyde University's Applied Music degree, Charlie plays a large role in the world famous Celtic Connections festival.



He has previously worked as both artistic and musical director with the 2Ds, however he currently works as stage manager for many high profile venues across central Scotland. Charlie somehow still manages to find the time to stage manage our productions!