|Celeste Rogers has been involved in many facets of the theater for a very long time. During the past 12 years she has appeared on stage in Auntie Mame, Ten Little Indians, Picnic, Wit, To Kill a Mockingbird, Its a Wonderful Life, Little Women, The Gin Game, The Miracle Worker, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Sabrina Fair, You Can't Take It With You, The Actor's Nightmare, She Stoops to Conquer, The Medcine Man, A Toby Show, The Homecoming, and The Foreigner at various theaters in the DFW area. She is scheduled to appear in Auntie Mame in Novemeber. Since retiring from the business world she has begun to also appear in locally produced films. The most recent was The Blue Saloon.
|Celeste is an award winning costumer. She will have provided all the costumes for 34 productions with current costume projects. In addition, she has created some of the costumes for several other shows. Her KKK costumes for The Foreigner have appeared in 5 different productions and her nun costumes have been in three productions of The Sound of Music. Her costumes have spanned time from the 11th century for Camelot and The Lion in Winter to the 17th century for Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Three Musketeers, The Crucible, and The Trial of God. She Stoops to Conquer and Twelfth Night were set in the 18th century. Pride and Prejudice was in 1803, Much Ado About Nothing and Little Women were in the 1860s, The Miracle Worker was in the 1870s, and The Belle of West Texas and Angel Street were in the 1890s. At the turn of the 20th century there was The Creature Creeps and Oklahoma!. Look Homeward, Angel was set in 1916, Cheaper by the Dozen was in the 1920s, You Can't Take It With You the 1930s, and Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, South Pacific, Light Up The Sky , The Member of the Wedding, and Blithe Spirit the 1940s. She did costumes of the 1950s for Love's Labour's Lost. Come Blow Your Horn was set in the 60's.
Mesquite Community Theatre honored her with an award for "Best Designer" for The Creature Creeps and for Little Women. Her costumes for Pride and Prejudice received one of the Column-2001 awards for costumes, she was honored with a Column-2002 costume award for Little Women.
2002 projects included costumes for a production of Look Homeward, Angel at Garland Civic Theatre, costumes for a production of Little Women at Mesquite Community Theater, costumes for Theatre Quorum and for Bucket Productions for the 2002 Festival of Independent Theaters at the Bath House Cultural Center.
2003 costume projects began with a production of The Glass Menagerie for Mesquite Community Theater. The next costume project was The Member of the Wedding for Bucket Productions. The show ran August 28-September 13, 2003 at the BathHouse Cultural Center in Dallas.
2004 projects included Come Blow Your Horn for Garland Civic Theatre. The show ran March 18 - April 4, 2004 at the Granville Arts Center. Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward was September 9-26, 2004 for Garland Civic Theatre.
2005 costume projects will begin with Garland Civic Theatre's production of The Foreigner by Larry Shue. The show runs March 17 - April 2, 2005 at the Granville Arts Center in Garland.
|Celeste was assistant director for Bucket Productions' production of Measure for Measure and Mesquite Community Theatre's production of The Rainmaker . She performed the duties of "Producer" for a number of the productions from Bucket Productions during the time the company was performing, 1996-2003.
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