Executive Committee

 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 English and drama for nine years and also earned her Masters Degree in Education from Marygrove University. Sarajane joined the Gas Lamp family in 2008, when her oldest child saw a Gas Lamp production and fell in love with the stage. Seven years later, Sarajane serves as Education Director of GLP , teaches a variety of GLAPA classes, and performs in our MainStage Productions.  She lives in Glen Ridge with her husband and four children.

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.

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.

Eileen Kelly is a life long resident of Glen Ridge. Eileen is a Montclair State graduate with a degree in early childhood education.   Eileen taught in the Bloomfield Public School System. Eileen became involved in Gas Lamp Players when her oldest son (of 3) joined the organization.  Since then, she has filled many roles and enjoys the creative and administrative side of the organization.  

 

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.

Rennae Pelayo graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Actuarial Mathematics. She worked in pension consulting for the Hay Group and Towers Perrin for over ten years serving as a project manager and client relationship manager. Rennae is an Internal Revenue Service Enrolled Actuary and an Associate of the Sociaety of Actuaries.  She joined Gas Lamp Players in 2016 as a producer for Oliver! and currently serves as the Business Manager of GLP.