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In her dual identity as accomplished Middle Eastern dancer and classically trained actor,
Morgiana Celeste, has performed internationally, in New York, and at regional and stock theaters throughout the US, including such venues as
Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Museum, Paper Mill Playhouse, the Dallas
Theater Center, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, the Nashville
Institute for the Arts, the New York International Fringe Festival, and
the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. She performs in concerts,
clubs, and restaurants, at festivals, corporate and private functions,
and special events and in Middle Eastern venues in the northeast.
Her acclaimed story theater presentation of Ali Baba and the Forty
Thieves was part of the repertory of Lincoln Center Institute and tours
to major art institutes and schools as part of arts-in-education
programming. Additional arts-in-education tours include Caravan to Cairo
and Gypsy Tales. Additionally, she is author of and performer in Banat
el Emir or the Dancing Princesses, and Mosaic Dance Theater Company’s
The Fisherman and The Djinni. She is Producing Artistic Director for
Mosaic Dance Theater Company, a professional touring company presenting
programs which celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the Mediterranean
countries of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
Learn the isolations, movements and basic steps of this exciting dance to the unique melodies of the world with Morgiana in group or private class study. Morgiana is also available for workshop instruction. Call or email for more information.