BIOGRAPHY

Currently Artistic Director of Riverland Youth Theatre, Celeste has focused a career in the Arts on quality and community, with ten years of fringe, professional and educational theatre experience as a director, producer, designer, mentor, writer and collaborator. Celeste was one of the founding members and Co-Artistic Director of theatre company Attic Erratic. For 2012 & 2013, Celeste held the position of Melbourne Festival Director for Short+Sweet. Working mainly with new Australian work, Celeste has directed and produced numerous acclaimed productions across Australia. Her recent shows “Tripped”, “Purgatorio” and “Choir Girl”, all received 5 star rated reviews and had showings at various festivals, including Darwin Festival with the Darwin Youth Choir. Celeste has worked for the past 6 years as a guest presenter and director at high schools and universities and has been the recipient of awards including Best Director for Short+Sweet, Globe Shakespeare Festival, MUST and Pink Shorts.