Celeste Hastings

... Celeste Hastings is a New York City based choreographer, performer, costume and soundscape designer, experimenting also with the video medium. Her work fuses elements of dance, theatre and Japanese butoh for both site specific and theatrical settings. Since 2000 she is director/choreographer of a satirical group The Butoh Rockettes, featured in the NY Times this summer. In 2005 she has created choreography and soundtracks for outdoor Greek Theatre, presented 2 dances in the NY Howl Festival, a collaboration with musician Jim Staley of Roulette and showed her video collage 'In Runes' in a Southampton art gallery and in the D.u.m.b.o Arts Festival in New York.