Gas Lamp Players is run by a dedicated team of Officers who meet each week and are in charge of the day-to-day business of the Troupe. They are also the magicians whose care, support and creativity make what happens on stage possible.
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, Mia Farrow, Gwen Verdon, Blythe Danner, Matt Dillon, William Hurt and Omar Epps. Kristy has been the musical director and director for countless Gas Lamp productions and 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. She is a Montclair State graduate with a degree in early childhood education. Eileen taught in the Bloomfield Public School System and became involved in Gas Lamp Players when her oldest son (of 3) joined the organization. Since then, she has filled many roles and enjoys both the creative and administrative sides of the organization.
Cyndi Owgang graduated from the The Mannes College of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Classical Vocal Performance. After performing locally in NYC, she decided to pursue a career in TV Production. Over the past 20 plus years Cyndi has produced shows for MTV, VH1, ABC, NBC and many more. As a DGA Stage Manager, she has worked on countless awards telecasts such as The Grammy Awards, The Tony Awards, The EMMY Awards and The MTV Video Music Awards - in addition to many music variety specials and talk shows. In 2014, after not performing for over 20 years, she was struck with the performing bug once again and joined the cast of The Secret Garden and a beautiful relationship with Gas Lamp Players was born! Cyndi continues to perform with Gas Lamp Players as well as with other local community theaters. She is currently the Stage Manager for The Rachael Ray Show and is very proud to hold the newly created position of Technical Director with Gas Lamp Players.
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 Society of Actuaries. She joined Gas Lamp Players in 2016 as a producer for Oliver! after being introduced to theater (and Gas Lamp) by her children. Rennae currently serves as the Business Director of GLP and co-produces mainstage shows.
Meredith Eaton graduated from Kalamazoo College with a B.A. In Theater. After performing with the San Diego Repertory Theater she moved to Los Angeles where she had various film and television roles before transitioning into television production. She was a producer for MTV, A & E, The History Channel and The Food Network. Meredith moved to Glen Ridge and became involved in Gas Lamp when her children became interested in theater. She produces our teen shows and serves as Gas Lamp Players Business Manager and is a member of SAG/AFTRA.