T3 Founder & President: Morie Williams


Originally from Los Angeles, Morie grew up in San Jose California where he found a love for performing with San Jose Children’s Musical Theater. Morie has performed his way across seven continents and over 200 counties.

Morie has always believed that when a performer gets to a certain level in their career, they should help someone else along the way. Thus, T3 Triple Threat Youth Mentors was born. Some of Williams credits include performing in events with the likes of Lorna Luft (daughter of Judy Garland), Chita Rivera, Oscar-winning actress/singer Jennifer Hudson, Latin pop-star and American celebrity Charo, Marty Thomas from the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Wicked and the late Nell Carter of the Broadway musical Ain’t Misbehavin’.

Williams was most recently part of the featured entertainer line-up with Barry Manilow’s Stiletto Entertainment Production Company in Los Angles. When not on tour, Williams most enjoys paying- it -forward through his love for the arts.

Secretary: Lauren Sattlewhite


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Lauren Sattlewhite hails from Toronto, Ontario and is a graduate of the Sheridan College Musical Theatre program. Lauren spent four years touring internationally with the Walt Disney Company, Disney Cruise Lines and she starred in the Diamond Horseshoe Review at the Tokyo Disneyland.  Lauren has also been featured in the award-winning production shows aboard the Disney Wonder, she has covered over 60 roles ranging from Disney princesses to villains.

Some of Lauren’s theater credits include: Sweet Charity, Anne of Green Gables, Little Shop of Horrors, Nunsense, Kiss Me Kate and No, No, Nanette. Lauren latest efforts are as part of the featured entertainment line-up at Martinis Table and Stage Above Fourth.

Lauren has taught classes, choreographed and directed a variety of voice, dance and acting programs internationally and is excited to be apart of T3.

Treasurer: Noelle Hannibal


shapeimage_12noelleNoelle Hannibal was born and raised in Los Angeles.  After making her professional theatre debut playing Chrissy in the 20th-anniversary production of Hair at the Heliotrope Theatre in Hollywood, Noelle joined the Bull Alley Theatre Company in Dublin, Ireland where she starred as Hilary in Lock Up Your Daughters and Fantine in Les Miserables.  After her return to Los Angeles, Noelle appeared in several musicals including Rent, Chicago, Gypsy and Miss Saigon.  Some of her film and television credits include: Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Voyager, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Cracker: Mind Over Murder.  She has trained with The Beverly Hills Playhouse, The San Francisco Mime Troupe and renowned vocal coach Ron Anderson.

Hannibal has also single-handedly hosted fundraisers for other honorable organizations which include: Variety Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Fund, Veterans For Peace Hurricane Relief Fund and The MS Society.  Noelle works at T3’s Montreal-based chapter.



Director of Music and Acting: Matthew Ryan Pest


Matthew Ryan Pest is an educator, performer, and
 music director
originally from Huntsville, Alabama. He received a BA in classical
vocal performance with a minor in theatre arts from UAHuntsville
and an MFA in television, film, and theatre acting from Cal State LA.
He has worked with many incredible groups including Deaf West
Theatre Company, the nation’s premier company creating
performances inspired by Deaf culture and ASL, and the Circle
Squared Collective (founding and active member), a bi-coastal
ensemble-based acting company specializing in devised theatre
created through Moment Work (Tectonic Theater Project). Ryan
brings his almost 20 years of education, performance, and teaching
experience to share through his passion: performing arts education
and working with young artists.

Claire Christy


In pursuit of a career in theatre, Claire loves to dance, sing
and act whenever she can, and is especially passionate about
educating and sharing theatre with others. She recently
performed in Heathers the Musical, The Little Mermaid, and
an extended run of Mamma Mia at Coronado playhouse.
Through T3 Claire hopes to help others grow, and have a blast
seeing what they discover.

Camryn Burton


Camryn previously worked in the Artistic department at The
Old Globe, running local casting calls and coordinating new
play workshops. A graduate of UCLA, she also assisted in
casting at Fox Studios and the membership department at the
British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Camryn
credits the amazing theatre community in San Diego for
inspiring her to work in the entertainment industry. She is now
looking forward to getting more kids involved in the magic of
the performing arts through T3!

Leif Corbel


During his senior year of high school Leif was hired by
SeaWorld International. As part of the entertainment
department he was cast in the original productions of
Madagascar Live and Operation Vacation. He has taught and
directed at various schools and junior theatre’s all over San
Diego. Corbel is currently in his final year at UC San Diego
where he is finishing his Bachelor’s degree in Music.

Shirley Johnston


When she’s not performing professionally Shirley loves helping
young people craft their best work both on and off stage. She
has taught and directed at various dance studios, schools and
productions companies in San Diego and New York City.
Most recently, Shirley was seen on the Moonlight Amphitheater
Stage as The Witch in Big Fish. In the Summer of 2016, she
will once again run the Break A Leg Productions Musical
Theatre Boot Camp at Culture Shock Dance Center. T3 is
thrilled to have her on board!

Julio Catano-Yee


Julio Catano-Yee was born and raised in San
Diego, CA. Graduate of Fordham University, with
a BFA in dance through The Ailey School in New
York City. He has danced with Ballet Hispanico,
MOMIX, New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble,
San Diego Opera and City Ballet of San Diego.
Has performed repertoire by Alvin Ailey, Jerome
Robbins, Robert Battle, Anabelle Lopez Ochoa,
William Forsythe among others. Theatre credits
include, performing in the international tour of
West Side Story, national tour of The Addams
Family and many regional theatres among them,
the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Arena Stage,
Theatre Under The Stars and La Jolla Playhouse.
Most recently seen in Amazon’s The Marvelous
Mrs. Maisel and the upcoming film West Side
Story by Steven Spielberg.
*T3 is thrilled to be working with this gifted
Teaching Artist and Executive Director of Teatro
San Diego!

Xavier Hicks


Xavier Hicks has toured and danced all over the
world with the Cleo Parker Robinson Ensemble of
Denver, Co., shortly after leaving the Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theatre of NY, working with
many legendary artists. He has also been the
f e a t u r e d a r t i s t i n D o n a l d M c K a y l e ’ s
reconstruction of Nocturne. Other credits
include: Eddie Tousaintt’s Pas de Deux A Simple
Moment which is a Gold medal winner, George
Balanchine’s lead male dancers Rubies; and with
San Francisco Ballet; California Ballet; San Diego
Ballet; Colorado Ballet; and Another Dance Co. in
Manheim, Germany. I give all credit first to my
savior Jesus Christ and my loving supportive
mom, Mrs. Rosa Hicks.