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Celine is a 23 year old London based performer, director and photographer.

Both of her parents being trained performers, she grew up behind the stage and became a trained dancer herself. She’s experienced in ballet, contemporary, voguing, acting, and physical theatre. As a dancer, she has been appearing in music videos (We Are Dreamers, Silent Tapes), short films (Otherland, Blackframe TV productions) and performerd for fashion brands (G-Star Raw - Uniform of the Free, Gareth Pugh Afterparty).

Celine captures her experiences on camera by focusing on documenting the European Ballroom scene, shooting at fashion events and editorials and has recently become an industry professional (Sleek Magazine, Hero Magazine & Indie Magazine.)

She’s worked as a production assistant intern (Fortune Cookie Film production), as a voice-artist (nhb, Winterzeit Verlag) and as a dramaturgy and directing assistant for the productions Das Tierreich (Thalia Theatre) and Fast Normal (Kammerspiele Theatre) in Hamburg, Germany which have deepened her interest in visual stage imagery and movement direction.

Throughout her Drama & Theatre arts Degree at Goldsmiths University, she art directed visual concepts for album covers (Intimate Night, Kamionka), theatre productions (Ich hab Hunger, Side Orders, A Site of Abject, Pity and Ruin) and focused on directing her own shows (Who ever said it was easyColder Water, No Soothing Grave For Us, Putzi Kamionka).

Since graduating in July 2018, she works as a freelance photographer, performer and director in the arts and entertainment business. Recently, she performed in Here It Goes’ physical theatre piece PANGEA at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (nominated as Favourite Theatre Show by the Broadway World Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards) and will debut her one-woman show Putzi Kamionka at The Place, London, in January 2019.  

If you are interested in talking about future opportunities, want to get a coffee or jump in for a project, don't hesitate to get in touch and drop me a message!


E-mail celinefortenbacher@gmail.com