Celestine Rae is a Philadelphia born artist and storyteller. She is a graduate of The William Esper Studio where she studied under Terry Knickerbocker. Her performing career began as a modern dancer in her hometown of Philadelphia where her training in various forms of dance grew into a passion for acting.
Most recent NYC theater credits include Manhood (National Black Theatre), The Minstrel Show (Classic Stage Company), Plenty of Time (The Billie Holiday Theatre), All American Girls (Actors Temple Theatre), and Diary of a Catholic School Dropout (Actors Temple Theatre) Regional: From the Author Of (Resident Ensemble Players, Delaware). She has also worked with Premier Stages, Abingdon Theatre Company, LaMaMa, NJ Rep, New Dramatists, NYMadness, American Slavery Project, and the Obie Award Winning 48 Hours in Harlem.
Her most recent TV credits include The Blacklist (NBC), Boardwalk Empire (HBO), The Mysteries of Laura (NBC), Law & Order SVU (NBC), Eye Candy (MTV), Forever (ABC). www.celestine-rae.com