Birthdate: May 9, 1984
Birthplace: Urbanna, Virginia, USA
Celia Rowlson-Hall graduated from North Carolina School of the Arts with a BFA in Modern Dance and Choreography. She has worked as a choreographer for film and television, working with directors such as Gaspar Noe and Lena Dunham. She has also choreographed VMA award winning music videos for bands such as MGMT, Chromeo, and Sleigh Bells. Celia has written and directed over fifty short films and videos. These videos have garnered several awards including an Emmy nomination and have been screened at festivals such as SXSW, SFIFF, Rooftop Films, Glasgow, French and German television, and art fairs such as the Armory Show, Performa, and the New Museum.Her debut film MA which she wrote, directed and starred in had it's world premiere at the 2015 Venice Film Festival.Celia is one of the is one of the 25 New Faces to watch for Filmmaker Magazine in 2015. The magazine called Celia's approach to filmmaking "transfixing" because it "folds one art form into another" and "allows her to employ her body as a storytelling vehicle."