Carl Wallnau (Artistic Director): See our staff for full bio.
Keith Baker (Director): trained under Sanford Meisner and Martha Graham at the Neighborhood Playhouse, under John Houseman and Michael Langham at Julliard and in advanced music studies at the University of Freiberg. Prior to joining BRT he was Artistic Director of the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival and the original Florida Repertory Theatre. In 2001 Keith was invited by the US State Department to collaborate with artistic directors in the country of Armenia. Subsequently he brought an original Armenian production of Forget Herostratus back to BRT. He has directed over 90 productions of plays and musicals for BRT, among them: Gypsy (starring Tovah Feldshuh), The Pirates of Penzance, Dear World (nominated for three Barrymore Awards), Chicago (nominated for six Barrymore Awards), The Balkan Women (winner of the Barrymore Award for Outstanding New Play), The Dresser (Barrymore Award nominated for Outstanding Direction of a Play), Pride & Prejudice, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Lost in Yonkers (nominated for two Barrymore Awards), Ragtime (nominated for nine Barrymore Awards), Rumors, Man of La Mancha, Working: A Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Producers, The Sunshine Boys, and this season's Next to Normal. Keith's production of Jesus Christ Superstar won the Philadelphia Critics Association Award for Best Director. As an actor he won the Broadway World Award for Best Actor in a drama for Old Wicked Songs. He has been nominated 11 times and was twice the recipient of the Carbonell Awards for Best Actor. Keith has been Artistic Director of BRT for 28 years.
Ryan Robert Washington (Assistant Director): See cast bio above.
Danielle Constance (Stage Manager): CSC productions: The Ghost Train, An Enemy of the People, Apples in Winter, Dracula, Hitler's Tasters, Art, The Learned Ladies, The Surrogate, Sherlock Holmes..., Start Down, The Nether, Then Came Each Actor, In The Car with Blossom and Len, Becky Shaw, Harvey, The English Bride, The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Liar, Bad Dates, How to Pray, and Loose Knit. Dani is a member of Actors' Equity and The Stage Managers' Association. She has worked as stage manager, teaching artist and/or prop designer for: CSC, Writers Theatre of NJ, Luna Stage, The Bickford, Dreamcatcher Rep., Passage Theatre, The Growing Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, The NJ Governors' School, NJ Rep., Women's Theater Co., American Theater Group & The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture. She is honored to be married to actor/director/playwright, John Pietrowski.
Judy Snyder (Technical Director): See our staff for full bio.
Matthew Imhoff (Scenic Design): returns to Centenary Stage Company after designing The Ghost Train. Selected Off-Broadway: A Modest Proposal (world premiere, Cherry Lane Theatre), Soot and Spit (New York Times Critics' Pick); Love and Yogurt, Game of Thrones: The Rock Musical, A Little Princess: A New Musical (Signature Theatre, U.S. premiere), Disney's High School Musical, Frankenstein (now in its fourth year). Additional: Proof, Rabbit Hole, Hamlet, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Anna in the Tropics, Scenic Supervision for A Charlie Brown Christmas Live national tours. Matthew is the recipient of the New Hampshire Theatre Alliance's 2018 award for Best Lighting Design for his work on Forty Second Street. MFA: Michigan State University. BA: Luther College. www.matthewimhoff.viewbook.com
Ed Matthews (Lighting Design): See our staff for full bio.
Martin Kolb (Sound Design): is proud to be the sound designer for his seventeenth show and his second show with Centenary Stage Co. Martin studied at Messiah College and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Digital Media and minors in Congregational Ministries and Theatre. Recent sound design credits include Infidel, The Tempest, A Night of Dark Intent, Tracks, and Eurydice. Other credits include; Is He Dead? (Assistant Stage Manager), ConFINDence (Lighting Designer), The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (Actor, Mr. Beaver), and Twelfth Night (Actor, Sir Andrew Aguecheek). Soli Deo Gloria.
Meghan Reeves (Costume Design): is happy to join the Centenary Stage Company for her first show! She holds Costuming and Fashion degrees from the University of Delaware, as well as a Masters in Education from Rutgers University. She has been making costumes since high school, and has costumed for many theaters across New Jersey, including Count Basie Theater, Algonquin Arts Theater and Axlerod Performing Arts Center. She is looking forward to many more wonderful productions and creative opportunities at Centenary Stage Company!
Maxine Spann (Sound Board Operator)
Anna Summitt (ASM, Deck Chief)
Sydney Fucito (ASM, Light Board Operator)
Shannon Goldstein (Stage Crew, Props)
Jibril Shabazz-Scott (Stage Crew)
Jeremy Ashton (Light Board Operator)
Casey Giblin (Wardrobe)
Centenary University Theatre Department Technical Class (Carpenters)