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Instructor Bios

Kelsey Celek headshot 3_12KELSEY CELEK is a teaching artist from Dayton, Ohio, who has had the pleasure of working with students across the country. Memorable teaching experiences have included time with the Missoula Children’s Theater, the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton, and the Omaha Theater Company. Kelsey is also an actor, most recently with the Omaha Theater Company at the Rose Theater, where she performed in A Year with Frog and Toad, Knuffle Bunny, Tarzan, and the world premiere of The Grocer’s Goblin and the Little Mermaid.  Other favorite credits include Crimes of the Heart (Babe) on the Showboat Majestic, I Love You Because (Diana) with Encore Theatre Company and The Light in the Piazza (Margaret) at Wright State University – for which she was named Best Leading Actress in a Musical by the Dayton City Paper. This proud graduate of Wright State University became Quincy Community Theatre’s Head of Education/Director of Student Theatre in January 2015.

LAUREN MORGAN is so excited to join this team for the Triple Threat Boot camp. She graduated from Wright State University with director, Kelsey Celek, with a BFA in Dance. Since then, she spent her time traveling across the United States performing, directing, and choreographing. Most recently, she performed at Arizona Broadway Theatre, based in Phoenix, Arizona in White Christmas (Rhoda) and The Producers (Usherette). Some of her other favorite professional credits include Chicago (Hunyak), Hairspray (LouAnn), Cats (Etcetera), Mary Poppins, and A Chorus Line (Vicki/Kristine&Val u/s). Lauren is a sought after choreographer and director based in southwestern Ohio. She has been the choreographer for Stivers School for the Arts’ productions of Anything Goes and Singin’ In The Rain in Dayton, Ohio, as well as the director of the regional premier of Nevermore, an Edgar Allan Poe Musical with the Muse Machine School Tour through the Human Race Theatre Company–Dayton’s only equity theater company. She works with the Indian Hill Performing Arts Academy and choreographed their summer production of Aladdin Kids. Favorite directing credits include Rent, Altar Boyz and Footloose.

Megan MillerMEGAN MILLER-MASTERMAN grew up in Quincy and graduated from QHS. She double majored in Music Education and Acting at Illinois State University, teaches in Normal, IL at Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School. and loves serving at Eastview Christian Church.