Meet the Cast
Shannon Zaller -
Shannon joined the core cast at the Savannah theatre in 2005 and has been performing professionally since 2000 in theatres across the country and is currently represented by East Coast Talent Agency. Favorite roles include Eponine in Les Miserables, Jovie in Elf: The Musical, and Pippi in The Great American Trailer Park Musical. Shannon is married to Mike Zaller, a fellow cast member at the theatre, and together they have 4 really cool kids. She has also been a professional portrait photographer for over 15 years. www.shannonzaller.com
Huxsie Scott -
A native of Savannah, Georgia, Huxsie Scott is regarded as one of the greatest jazz/blues artists ever to live and perform in the Savannah Coastal Area. Huxsie began her career as a jazz vocalist in 1973. She has performed with many of the area’s premier jazz ensembles and symphony orchestras and was a featured opener for such jazz greats as the late Lionel Hampton and McCoy Tyner. She was the original vocalist for the Savannah Jazz Orchestra and worked as the featured vocalist for jazz great and savannah resident, bassist Ben Tucker. In 1987 Huxsie came full circle and went back to her roots, singing Gospel and Inspirational music. She has recorded four full Gospel projects, an album of Johnny Mercer music and a self titled album of her favorite standards. Huxsie has been a featured vocalist at the Savannah Theatre since they opened in August of 2002. She is also a staff member in the music ministry at Overcoming By Faith Church. She is the proud mother of twin daughters and a son, the grandmother of eleven and great grandmother of one.
Dani Vazquez -
Dani Vazquez is a Miami native with a B.F.A in Music Theatre from New World School of the Arts (University of Florida). Her most recent credit is Percy in The Spitfire Grill with Savannah Repertory Theatre. Some of her favorite credits include: Heathers (Veronica), Pippin (Leading Player), Spring Awakening (Ilse), and The Wild Party (Madelaine True). She wrote and starred in her own One Person Show Grinchette and voiced the character Salty for the Nickelodeon short A Balanced Breakfast. @thedanivazquez
F. Michael Zaller (Nathan Detroit) -
F Michael Zaller has been seen at the Savannah Theatre over the past 20 years in numerous shows including: Mamma Mia, Les Mis, Grease, Elf the Musical, Sister Act, 9 to 5, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline, Little Shop of Horrors and many musical variety shows. Some favorite roles outside Savannah include: Billy in Carousel, George in Sunday in the Park with George, Curly in Oklahoma, Benny in Guys and Dolls, and Will Rogers in the national tour of The Will Rogers Follies (’05-’06 tour)
Michelle Meece (Adelaide) -
Michelle Meece is a Wisconsin girl firmly planted in the deep South. Having moved here almost 20 years ago to renovate and found the Savannah Theatre project, she now calls Savannah home. Michelle holds a BA in vocal performance from the University Wisconsin-Madison and is grateful to be using that training still today. Favorite shows & roles include: Les Miserables (Cosette), Grease (Sandy), Mamma Mia (Rosie) and TL5Y (Kathy). Michelle has three wild children, a loving husband, an insane goldendoodle, two hamsters and a very full heart. She also loves Jesus & her mama. Enjoy the show y’all!
Matthew Meece (Sky Masterson) -
Matthew Meece is originally from Dallas, Texas and graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in Psychology. He moved to Savannah, as one of the owners of the production company that renovated the theatre and continues to produce the shows. He has performed in most of the shows at The Savannah Theatre over the past 21 years. He would like to thank the talented cast and crew for putting up with our craziness and for keeping this amazing Theatre going. Matthew is happily married to fellow cast member and owner Michelle Meece and they have three children, Cameron, Sutton and Maryn. He would also like to thank his supportive parents for showing him the ropes of Show Biz.