Brandi George (President)has served on the Gaslight Board of Directors since 2012. She earned her MA in Communication Arts from Marywood University and her BA in Theatre and Mass Communications from King’s College. In addition to directing and acting, Brandi also handles Gaslight's marketing efforts. She is currently the marketing coordinator at a local architecture firm and enjoys working too much. Gaslight directing credits include: Next Fall by Geoffrey Nauffts; God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza; Playroom: Attic, Talk the Night; Playroom: Bathroom, The Inside of a Watermelon Seed, Spill, andClean Bathroom; Playroom: Kitchen, The Serpent’s Egg and Empathy. Gaslight acting credits include Much Ado About Nothing (Margaret); Playroom: Kitchen, Hunter (Susan).
Dave Reynolds (Artistic Director) is a proud co-founder of Gaslight. He has served as Resident Designer and Technical Director since the company’s inception and has designed nearly every production. Dave has also directed several productions, including: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), and Quiet Cowboy. Dave is currently an Assistant Professor of Theatre at King’s College. He earned a MFA degree in Design from Temple University. He has worked extensively as a freelance designer in NEPA and Philadelphia. Some recent design credits include: Lighting Design/Technical Direction – Two Gentlemen of Verona, PAI at the FM Kirby Center; Scenic Design – The Cure at Troy, Swarthmore College; Lighting Design –Antigone, King’s College, Scenic Design/Technical Direction – Charley’s Aunt, Maples Repertory Theatre, Macon, MO. Dave’s favorite roles have been as husband to Christina and father to Max, Elliott, and Rosie.
Mike Little (Vice President), thought he was joining Gaslight Theatre as the token Republican, but they told him they already got one so he figures he's the token southerner. If that's not it, he has no idea what they're doing with him. Mike is an English professor at King's College, itinerant bass player, and owner of an imaginary bakery. Gaslight acting credits include Talk the Night (Rich) and Tabula in Aeternum. Mike has also served as Gaslight's resident sound designer/engineer for the past few seasons.
Christina Reynolds (Secretary) is a founding member of Gaslight Theatre Company. She has also worn several other hats in her time with Gaslight, including director, actor, stage manager, and technician. Directing credits include: [title of show], The Fourth Wall, The Triumph of Love, The Princess and the Pea, Robin Hood, and Quilt: A Musical Celebration. Acting credits include: Rosie (Dancing at Lughnasa), Nurse (Romeo and Juliet), Lady MacDuff (MacBeth), Dorine (Tartuffe) and Titania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream). Christina is happily married to fellow founding and Board of Directors member Dave Reynolds. They are currently raising a few theatre brats of their own, Rosie Kay, Elliott Jude, and Maxwell James.
Jason Alfano (Treasurer) was elected to the Board in 2014 but has been involved with Gaslight Theatre Company since 2004, having acted in many Gaslight productions. Some of his favorite roles include Lucky in Waiting for Godot, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Jack in Incorruptible, Adam in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), and Fr. Stills in At This Point. Jason also directed smaller pieces for Gaslight's Playroom series. Jason is very excited to be on the Board and is already enjoying the meetings and other important stuff they do. When Jason is not acting or at board meetings, he enjoys golf, fantasy football, regular football, acting, redundancy, and excluding the Oxford comma. He married Gaslight alum Meaghan Alfano in 2015, and they have a beautiful daughter and two dogs.
Timothy McDermott has been acting up most of his life; now, he does it in front of people. He has been in many plays at Gaslight and throughout the region, including The Glass Menagerie, The Mistakes Madeline Made, Doubt: A Parable, Who's Afraid of Viriginia Woolf?, Noises Off, A Behanding in Spokane, God of Carnage, Drowning Ophelia, and The Fourth Wall. In addition to serving on Gaslight's Board of Directors, he has been an active member of The New Vintage Ensemble Board of Directors since its inception.Recently, he co-wrote and directed an original musical with Sarah Regan called Presenting the Spectrettes, which premiered at the Scranton Fringe Festival in 2015. When he is not acting, he is busy co-running Japhy Creative, a video production company located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, with Brad Barry.
Brad Barry was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Growing up on movies and books, his love of storytelling and cinematography began at an early age. He earned a degree in Film and Video at the Pennsylvania State University. In college, he worked in the equipment room, learning the tools and technical side of filmmaking while gaining an education on the method and history of storytelling. After graduation and some years of work, he co-opened a video production company, Japhy Creative, based out of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA with fellow Gaslight board member Timothy McDermott
Dane Bower began his involvement with Gaslight Theatre Company as a cast member in Playroom: Attic and is proud and honored to be a member of the Board of Directors. A sixteen year veteran of the local community theatre scene, he has enjoyed taking part in over 60 shows in the area. He can generally be found on a stage somewhere at any time of the year and has also spent time directing, lighting, set building, playing in pits, and even writing shows locally. When not treading the boards of one of the many NEPA local theaters, Dane works as a member of the Inside Sales team at Benco Dental and takes care of his Boston Terrier, Rigby. Against his better judgment, he also roots heartily for the Philadelphia Eagles. His Gaslight acting credits thus far include both the Attic and Bedroom variations of the Playroom series, and his recent appearance in “Toast!”
Jonathan Vojtko is a 2015 graduate of King’s College with a BA in Marketing and a minor in Theatre. Jon began performing in local theatre in 2011 and has since been part of over 25 shows in several different theatres. He enjoys performance, set design and construction, lighting, sound engineering, playing in pit orchestras, and generally just being in a theater. He started working with Gaslight in 2014 during Playroom: Attic. He is excited to part of the Board of Directors. He is currently the Venue Production Coordinator for KISS Theatre Company.
Anne E. Rodella is founding member of Gaslight Theatre returning to the board after a quick break with Third Friday Wilkes-Barre Art Walk from 2013-2017. Anne is a King's College graduate with a Theatre/English degree and currently the Director of Sales and Marketing at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. She also volunteers with the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association. Whenever she has free time, Anne is most likely reading, watching Stranger Things, or making pickles.
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