Say Hello to the full time staff that keeps the Mountain Play Association going.
Eileen GradyExecutive Director and Artistic Producer
This is Eileen’s tenth year as one of Mountain Play’s producers and fourteenth season with the Mountain Play. She has previously served as Vice President of the Board of Directors and as Producer/Director/Creator of the Mountain Play’s annual fall gala since 2006. For decades, Eileen has worked as a producer, director, songwriter and musician in almost every genre of music and theatre. Eileen’s theatrical credits include La Vida Breve (Director), Into the Words: the Lyrics of Sondheim & Porter (Director/Writer), Oh, Boy! (Assistant Director), Wine, Women & Song: Benefit Concerts for the Fight Against Breast Cancer (Concert Artist/Assistant Producer) & The Breast of Broadway (Producer/Director).
KELSEY SLOANAdministrative Associate
Kelsey began volunteering with the Mountain Play in 2012 and has since worked in several seasonal capacities on and off the Mountain. Kelsey graduated with magna cum laude in 2013 from SFSU after training as an actor at the Pacific Conservatory Theater. After developing her business skills working outside of theater, Kelsey is excited to be part of a unique theater company like the Mountain Play. Kelsey’s other training and credits include FAIR Education Intern 2014 at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actor: Mary Bennet in PRIDE & PREJUDICE (Pacific Conservatory Theatre), and Committee Member of Ross Alternative Works at the Ross Valley Players.
LUCAS MICHAEL CHANDLERAdministrative Associate
Lucas is new to the team at the Mountain Play as of 2022! Beginning with HELLO, DOLLY! They fell in love with the tradition of the Mountain and now seeks to keep it vibrant and ongoing! Lucas Graduated from PCPA, Pacific Conservatory Theatre in Santa Maria in Spring of 2015 and spent the following years as a company member for Sierra Repertory Theatre in Sonora, CA; Arts Education Director for Tuolumne County Arts Alliance in Tuolumne, CA; and Sales and Marketing Associate for Good Company Players in Fresno, Ca. Lucas has a passion for the arts, rooted in Accessibility, Longevity, Outreach and Education.
WATSONChief Morale Officer
Watson joined the team during the pandemic closure and is very proud of his title as a pandemic pup. Though his prior work history is unknown he has adapted well to his duties after his 2020 rescue at approximately 4 years old. Special skills include naps, jumps, and regular security inspections.