Shannon Hannah Mayer became Owner/Director of Off Broadway Children's Theatre in June of 2000. A native of Dothan, Alabama, she began her training in dance at the early age of 8 years old. Shannon received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Brenau Women's College in Gainesville, Georgia. She went on to pursue a career in musical theatre and dance which has given her the opportunity to perform throughout the southeastern United States. Shannon has appeared as a performer for Discovery Cruise Lines, as a performer and Dance Captain for the Savoyards Musical Theatre Company and is the resident choreographer for many north Georgia theatre companies as well as remaining an active performer. She is dedicated to the education of children and the commitment to helping the community.
Christian Mayer is Artistic Director and Owner of the Off Broadway Children's Theatre in Alpharetta, Ga. He has produced and directed over 50 children's productions and has mentored, coached and groomed hundreds of kids. He began his acting career in 1981, and has performed in such notable shows as "House of Blue Leaves", "Two for the Seesaw", "Bent", "Hatful of Rain", "Homefront", "The Mouestrap" "The Elephant Man","Loot" and was lucky enough to have proposed to his wife onstage in "Annie". Christian believes that theatre is a journey and that theatre is about the work of the whole, not the individual.
Amy Noel Welch
Amy has been teaching and playing in the Atlanta area for many years. She attended Georgia State University, majoring in music education and is proficient on trumpet and piano, as well as voice. Being the music director for Elm Street Cultural Arts Village in Woodstock since 2009, she has worked on over 30 shows and is in high demand as an accompanist in Cherokee County schools and the community.
Natalie Pass has been doing theatre since she was in High School. She went to Piedmont University and studied Drama Education. After graduating, she toured with Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) where she was in a new town each week putting on musicals with students K-12! She also led workshops with (MCT) and she got to perform with the students every other week! After MCT, Natalie started working at OBCT in 2013. She then became the drama teacher at Otwell Middle School and taught there for 8 years. She also directed 3 shows a year: one musical, one play, and one piece that went to festival. She currently is a Drama/STEAM teacher at New Hope Elementary School. Natalie has taught over 3,500 students, has directed 16 plays and over 20 musicals. She believes in teaching life skills through theatre and that every student should have a chance to shine.