Celeste Beley is the proud director of over a dozen Hopewell Viking Musicals, including Catch Me If You Can, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Anything Goes, Clue the Musical, Beauty and the Beast, Guys and Dolls, Singin' in the Rain, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, On the Town, The Pajama Game, Once Upon a Mattress, The Wiz, Footloose, and Copacabana. Celeste is a proud graduate of Penn State University, where she received her degree in Arts Management. While at Penn State, she worked for the Penn State Center for the Performing Arts. She began her directing career at Ambridge Area Junior High School and has also worked at Ambridge Area High School and Comtra Theatre. Celeste is an instructor at the Geneva College Musical Theatre Camp. When not working on Viking Musicals, she is part of the marketing team for Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Annette Doria is proud to be an alumnus of Hopewell Area School District. She has not only performed in Viking Musicals, but has now been a choreographer for almost 10 years. Her previous shows include Catch Me If You Can, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Anything Goes, Clue the Musical, Beauty and the Beast,Guys and Dolls, Singin' in the Rain, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, On the Town, The Pajama Game, and Once Upon a Mattress. Annette is a graduate of Point Park University with degrees in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. Annette recently completed her Master's Degree in Specual Education from Robert Morris University. She is currently a kindergarten teacher at Margaret Ross Elementary.
Chad Toporski started with Hopewell Viking Musicals as a pit musician, playing French horn for Guys and Dolls. The next year, Chad was hired as an assistant vocal director for Beauty and the Beast. Since then, he has served as both Vocal Director and Orchestra Conductor for Catch Me If You Can, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Clue the Musical, and Anything Goes. Chad received his B.S. in Music Education from IUP and recently obtained his Masters in School Administration from California University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the Hopewell Jr. High choral and general music teacher, as well as the Drama Club sponsor and Director for the Jr. High Musicals.
Suzanne Weber is proud to be both a Viking Musicals alumnus and staff member. A 2010 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Dental Hygiene Program, Suzanne works as a registered dental hygienist in the Beaver County area. In 2011, she completed her Bachelors of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene with a concentration in Research at the University of Pittsburgh. She has been a member of R-ACT Theatre Productions, a Beaver County based community theatre group, since she was 5-years old.