Officers

Gas Lamp is run by a dedicated team of Officers who meet each week and are in charge of the day to day business of Gas Lamp Players.

They are:

Sarajane Boyle graduated from Fairfield University with a B.A. in English and theatre. She taught high school for nine years and also earned her Masters Degree in Education from Marygrove University. Sarajane teaches aerobics at the Montclair YMCA and is thrilled to be teaching drama again with the amazing staff at Gas Lamp. She lives in Glen Ridge with her husband and three young children.

Toby Fox is a graphic designer specializing in magazine and book design. With over 25 years of experience in the publishing field, she has worked on numerous titles including Saveur, Garden Design, Reader's Digest, Everyday With Rachel Ray, Smart Money, and Offspring. Her clients also include book publishers Simon and Schuster, Rodale, John Wiley and Chronicle Books. Toby has lived in Montclair for 3 years and discovered Gas Lamp Players through her daughter's passion for theater. 

Kristy Graves began performing professionally when she was 10 years old, touring in Annie as Annie. She then settled in NY and appeared on Broadway, Off- Broadway, in feature films and in many television commercials and series. She has worked with legends like Bernadette Peters, Tony Randall, and director/choreographer Susan Stroman, Woody Allen, MiaFarrow, Gwen Verdon, Blythe Danner, Matt Dillon, William Hurt and Omar Epps. Kristy has been the musical director and director for many Gas Lamp workshops.

Corinna Sowers-Adler has been performing since age 9 and began her professional career at age 16 in the New York Debut of The Rope. She will be making her Lincoln Center Debut on the 24th Annual Cabaret Convention in October 2013. Corinna has created and is the host for the monthly series, "Music at the Mansion", which was nominated for a 2012 MAC award. She was also nominated for the 2012 Broadway World Awards in the "Best Female Vocalist" and "Best Host of a Variety Show" categories. She has booked and performed solo shows at the Laurie Beechman Theater, The Triad Theater, the legendary Duplex Cabaret, Feinstein’s at Loews Regency and the Metropolitan Room. Sowers-Adler is the co-owner of NiCori Studios & Productions which has recently produced and directed Music and Lyrics By Her and Shows Ta Go Ya...and other songs of Bobbie Horowitz at Stage 72 at the Triad. She has just been appointed as the Executive Director of Gas Lamp Academy of Performing Arts. Corinna spent five years as the Artistic Director of the "Kids on Stage" and "Encore Musical Theatre Projects" at the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts. Before moving to New Jersey in 2009, Corinna served as the Director of Theatre for the Wilkes University Conservatory in Wilkes-Barrre, PA. She also held the position of Artistic Director of Children’s Theatre at the Historic Pocono and Bucks County Playhouses. She has performed across the country in theatrical productions and cabarets alike. Favorite roles include Mother in Ragtime, Carlotta in Phantom, and Amy in Company.

Teressa Kallay is a former Radio City Music Hall Rockette and veteran of many national tours and regional theater productions. The creator of Kid's Corner Dance Program, Teressa also teaches jazz, tap and creative movement at the Montclair YMCA. She has choreographed for the Melochords and The Theater League of Clifton, as well as for the Orchesis Dance Company.

Susan Knight continues to work as a professional actress with recent roles in the David Chase film "Not Fade Away," " The Onion" web series and "Fringe", as well as several national commercials. Her extensive stage work includes Lincoln Center, The Public Theatre and Playwright's Horizons Off-Broaday, as well as New Jersey's PaperMill Playhouse, Shakespeare Theatre and McCarter. Susan teaches at Pace University and Montclair State University and is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.