Meet Our Company


bybrian1Becca Parker
artistic Director

Becca Parker is the Founding Artistic Director of Live Arts Theatre. She landed in Gwinnett County after having done almost every job possible both onstage and off in theaters around the US. She is excited to develop a professional teaching theatre that will serve the needs of Gwinnett County for many years to come. Locally, and in addition to Live Arts, Becca has worked with companies such as Process Theatre, OnStage Atlanta, Canticle Ensemble, New Dawn Theatre, Fifth Row Center, and Next Stage Theatre. She is also an accomplished musician and member of Zephyr Instrumental. She can be heard on the CD “Celebrating Sacred Rhythms” as a member of the Choral Arts Society of Washington. In her spare time, Becca also substitute teaches in Gwinnett County and teaches private voice and piano lessons through the Sound of Music in Buford.

colinpearceColin pearce
Managing director

Colin A. R. Pearce is Live Arts’ Managing Director, currently a consulting role. He is a law student at New York Law School and a consultant to small businesses and non-profits specializing in operational issues as well as taxation and transaction structuring. In the past, he has started several businesses related to production, especially production management and lighting design. He is an avid photographer, classical site recordist, and devoted student of philosophy, spirituality, science, and technology. He currently resides in Astoria, NY with his fiancé Sanjay Merchant, an expert in User Experience Design and previously an Operatic Tenor.

ANDRE andreeatonEATON
Teaching artist

Andre Eaton Jr is a graduate of Georgia State University.




Jordan Hermitt

Bio coming soon!




Teaching Artist

D Norris has been involved with performing, directing, and choreographing locally for a number of years. You may remember D as Cecil in Stealing Home, or as Dracula. When not at the theatre, you can find D teaching salsa dance.





1974415_10203768001305293_7434311272892749253_odaniel o’brien
box office manager

Dan has been with Live Arts since the beginning and has been involved in almost every production in some capacity, be it lighting, sound, production assistant, actor or crew. Dan spent one year on the Board of Directors and serves as the office manager, as well as the box office manager.


Bethany Oliver

Bethany Oliver is a graduate of Covenant College, and currently serves as LAT’s House Manager and Volunteer Coordinator. Bethany has dabbled in essentially every aspect of theatre – she has experience dancing, acting, singing, running lights and sound, making props, stage managing, painting sets, and even writing for the stage.




Past Members

(in alphabetical order)


Brian Craft


Chelsea Martin

John Morris headshot

John Morris


Mike Yow