CELINE ROSENTHAL is a director and producer committed to the development of new theatrical voices in the regional theatre movement, who specializes in in new plays and musical adaptations. She is currently in her second season as Associate Artistic Director at Asolo Repertory Theatre.
Celine is a Tony®-nominated producer, Founder of the Neela Theatre Project in Mumbai, and a proud "Key" member of The Ring Of Keys; a national network of queer women, trans, and gender non-conforming artists working on and offstage in musical theatre. She has developed new work with the Musical Theatre Factory, NYMF, Kidoons, Tamasha, National Queer Theatre, and Asolo Repertory Theatre, as well as creating Asolo Rep’s premiere new work series, Asolo Rep: Ground Floor, which is set launch spring of 2020.
Celine received her MFA in Directing from The New School for Drama, where she directed Little Man by Bekah Brunstetter, Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, and a musical adaptation of David Greig’s Yellow Moon, among others.
Recent: The Lifespan of a Fact (Asolo Rep), Lindsay Joelle's Trayf (New Rep), Adam Ashraf Elsayigh’s Drowning in Cairo (N.Q.T), A Doll’s House (The Studio Theatre), Chicago (Children’s Theatre Company T.A.T); The Motherf***er with the Hat (FSU/Asolo Conservatory); and Asolo Rep Educational Touring production of The Tempest.
She is a New Georges affiliated artist, awarded an SDC Observership and Asolo Rep Directing Fellowship, 2018/19 MTC Directing Fellowship class, alumna of the Commercial Theatre Institute, BMI Musical Theatre Workshop, NYU Tisch (BFA), and The New School for Drama (MFA).