Meet the Board!

Way Off Broadway Community Players
2022-2023 Board of Directors!
President

Bethany Watkin

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Bethany has been involved with WOBCP since 2014 after being cast in her first melodrama and she promptly fell in love with the community. She has been involved in theatre in and around Austin for the last 6 years. Having previously served as secretary and board member at large, she is excited to fulfill her new role as President. Marriage and Mommyhood are her first priority, as she has two kids, Eliza & Samuel and a wonderful Scottish Husband, Matthew. Bethany is excited to see how WOBCP will flourish in the coming years. 

Term Ends 5/31/2023
Vice President

Jennifer Gonzalez

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Term Ends 5/31/2023

Jennifer Gonzalez began working with WOBCP in 2013. She has been on the stage and behind the scenes in various supporting roles. She moved to Leander in 1984 and has seen the community grow incredibly. She is passionate about providing an artistic outlet and opportunity for the local community to come to be a part of this community theatre. She lives in Cedar Park with her husband, cats, dogs, and bees. She also loves to provide a creative space for her middle school theatre students. 

Secretary

Beth Anderson

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Term Ends 5/31/2023

Beth Anderson first became involved with Way Off Broadway in 2003. For the next few years, she acted in several shows and served on the Board one year. After a thirteen-year hiatus, she returned as an actor in 2021. Beth has been a Leander resident for about fifteen years and lived in Cedar Park several years before that. She’s volunteered with Girl Scouts, Scouts BSA, RockPointe Church, and area schools. Now that she’s plugged back into community theatre, she’s excited to use her passion for the arts in a backstage capacity as a Way Off Broadway board member. Beth’s roles outside from the theatre include being a wife and a mom of two, writing and publishing novels, and narrating audiobooks.

Treasurer

Grace Wicke

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Term Ends 5/31/2023

Grace attended her first WOBCP production in 2015 and felt a desire to be involved in bringing theater to the community ever since. She has spent the last 5 years back in school learning accounting, and sees the treasurer position as the perfect opportunity to apply her love for accounting by giving back to the organization that brought her much needed entertainment during those years back in school. She lives in Cedar Park where she enjoys exploring nature and spending time with her rabbit, Christopher.

Member-At-Large

Scott Hall

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Scott is a teacher and a coach at McNeil High School in Round Rock. He and his family have lived in Leander since 2008 and are proud to call it home. He has been an avid fan of theater and musicals since he was a child, attending the yearly summer musicals at Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin. He most recently performed in "Check, Please" with WOBCP. He also performed in "Big River", in college, and has been active with the Way off Broadway Community Players since January 2020.

Term Ends 5/31/2023

Member-At-Large

Betty Nolan

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Term Ends 5/31/2023

Betty is new to the Board in 2022. She is a retired emergency nurse and moved to Cedar Park in 2018 to be closer to family. As a volunteer for several local organizations and an active theatre enthusiast. Betty looks forward to energizing the community in support of WOBCP.

Member-At-Large

Michael Paddock

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Term Ends 5/31/2023

Michael moved Leander in 2021. He began working with WOBCP soon after, reigniting his passion for Theatre. He has worked in technical consulting for over 30 years but his heart is on the stage. He is excited to help reinvigorate the theatre experience for the community.

Photos courtesy of Nikki Hsueh