Celia Mei Rubin

Alabanza


Posted on March 31, 2016

Celia loved the opportunity to assist on and dance in a piece by choreographer, Mandie Black, called “Alabanza.” Alabanza means, “to raise this thing to God’s face.” Watch the piece here: ALABANZA


United States Air Force Band Holiday Flashmob 2015


Posted on January 23, 2016

This holiday season, Celia was honoured to dance with the United States Air Force Band in their 2015 holiday Flashmob. It took place in D.C.’s Union Station, delighted commuters, and at the time of writing, the YouTube video has been … (Read the rest)


Waterfall — A New Musical


Posted on March 26, 2015

Celia will be making her regional debut at Pasadena Playhouse and 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle with the new musical, Waterfall, by Maltby & Shire. Directed by: Tak Viravan. Choreographed by: Dan Knechtges. Read the Playbill article here: http://www.playbill.com/news/article/maltby-and-shire-musical-set-during-thai-political-upheaval-aims-for-broadway-331712(Read the rest)


Broadway Bares 2013: United Strips of America


Posted on August 26, 2013

Celia spent another summer participating in Broadway Bares for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. She played a seductress mermaid in an homage to the state of Maine. The piece, MAINE, choreographed by Paul McGill and designed by Travis Chinick, can be … (Read the rest)


Broadway Debut: MATILDA, THE MUSICAL


Posted on January 5, 2013

Celia is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut in MATILDA, THE MUSICAL at the Shubert Theater this Spring as Swing/Children’s Dance Captain. The official website is here:

http://us.matildathemusical.com/index.html… (Read the rest)


SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Reel


Posted on June 13, 2012

Celia Disembarks the Liberty of the Seas in a week after a 9 month stint of playing Stephanie Mangano in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. To watch a Chinese-Jew’s take on a Brooklyn-Italian character, click here: Celia Mei Rubin in SATURDAY NIGHT (Read the rest)


Dancing With The Stripes


Posted on April 25, 2012

The Liberty of the Seas recently staged a take-off on Dancing with the Stars. 8 production cast members were paired with 8 officers to create a dance as an evening of entertainment for the guests. Clink on this link to … (Read the rest)


Show Reel


Posted on December 28, 2011

Celia’s new showreel is ready just in time for the new year! Click here to watch: SHOWREEL

Celia is still aboard Liberty of the Seas playing Stephanie Mangano in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER for Royal Caribbean.… (Read the rest)


SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line


Posted on July 27, 2011

Celia is thrilled to be taking to the high seas to play Stephanie Mangano in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Liberty of the Seas. Celia will be donning her boogie shoes until June 2012.… (Read the rest)


BROADWAY BARES XXI: MASTERPIECE


Posted on June 14, 2011

Celia is proud to be taking her clothes off onstage in front of thousands for the 3rd time in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. She will be dancing in a number which pays tribute to Andy Warhol’s Judy Garland … (Read the rest)


New Pieces


Posted on May 31, 2011

Celia recently completed work on a new piece for choreographer Nick Kepley, which can be seen here: “Nuevo Mundo

Celia also helped choreographer Chip Klose start creating a new piece for a showcase in the fall, rehearsals of … (Read the rest)


Choreography Showcases


Posted on May 2, 2011

Celia is dancing in a couple of upcoming choreography showcases, having helped to create two new pieces for choreographer Nick Kepley, who is currently dancing in the Broadway company of Mary Poppins. The first piece will be featured at “Band … (Read the rest)


BARED Documentary


Posted on April 12, 2011

Celia is honoured to be dancing in the opening number of the documentary BARED, which details the story of BROADWAY BARES, one of NYC’s hottest tickets and foremost charity events in the fight against AIDS. Shooting of the opening number … (Read the rest)


Johnnie Walker Black


Posted on February 11, 2011

Celia shoots a print ad for Johnnie Walker Black later this month.… (Read the rest)


Oddities: Staged Reading #2 UPDATE


Posted on February 11, 2011

Celia plays the featured role of Selladore in:
ODDITIES: OR FROG BOY LIVE, A MUSICAL FREAK SHOW!

Written by Holly Hepp-Galván
Directed by Barrie Gelles

One night only!
Friday, February 18th at 8pm
at The Cell
338 West 23rd Street… (Read the rest)


Oddities: Staged-Reading #2


Posted on January 26, 2011

Last year, Celia played the featured role of Selladore in the premiere staged-reading of Oddities: or Frog Boy Live, A Musical Freak Show! by Holly Hepp-Galvin, directed by Barrie Gelles. Next month, rehearsals commence for the second staged-reading in mid-February … (Read the rest)


Pyoor Native American


Posted on November 4, 2010

Celia is currently in rehearsals for a dance film project called “Pyoor Native American” in which she is a featured dancer and assisting the choreographer, Christopher Bailey, who has assisted director/choreographer, Rob Ashford on a handful of Broadway and West … (Read the rest)


OKLAHOMA! at The Acorn Theatre on October 25th


Posted on October 17, 2010

Celia will be playing Gertie Cummings in an all-Asian staged reading of OKLAHOMA! for National Asian Artists Project. The reading is directed by Baayork Lee and will take place on one night only. Please see details below.

OKLAHOMA! on … (Read the rest)


Press for THE GREAT UNKNOWN


Posted on October 11, 2010

Celia is mid-run of THE GREAT UNKNOWN at the Theatre at St. Clements, 423 W. 46th Street. Check out reviews/press releases below.

Read the the nytheatre.com review by Maura Kelly

Read the theatermania.com review by Peter Filichia

Watch our performance … (Read the rest)


Carmax Commercial/THE GREAT UNKNOWN


Posted on September 22, 2010

Here is the link to the Carmax commercial that Celia shot recently: CARMAX

Celia is currently in rehearsals for THE GREAT UNKNOWN. For more information about the show, cast, creatives, and upcoming dates at NYMF, visit www.greatunknownmusical.com.… (Read the rest)


THE GREAT UNKNOWN at NYMF


Posted on August 25, 2010

Celia will start rehearsals shortly for THE GREAT UNKNOWN, which is part of this year’s New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF). She plays the role of Hannah Giles. Details can be found below and at the NYMF page.

THE … (Read the rest)


Carmax Commercial


Posted on August 8, 2010

This month, Celia shot a commercial for the used-car company, Carmax. It is expected to air regionally towards the end of the year.… (Read the rest)


NUTCRACKER! THE MUSICAL Demo Recording


Posted on August 8, 2010

This month, Celia will sing the lead role of Marie in a demo recording of NUTCRACKER! THE MUSICAL, by Bruce Kiesling and Nancy Holson. Details of this new piece are below:

NUTCRACKER! THE MUSICAL features Tchaikovsky’s classic score in new … (Read the rest)


Oddities: or Frog Boy Live, A Musical Freak Show!


Posted on August 4, 2010

Celia will play Selladore in a Premier staged reading of this new play by Holly Hepp-Galvan. See below for details:

Oddities: or Frog Boy Live, A Musical Freak Show!

Join us for the premiere staged reading of this play. This … (Read the rest)


“Table For Three” by Matthew Klein


Posted on July 21, 2010

Celia is honored to be a part of a closed table reading of Matthew Klein’s “Table For Three” for the Mecca Group. Still in the early stages of development, the play is a 3-hander one-act in which Celia will be … (Read the rest)


Tweeting and Blogging


Posted on July 6, 2010

Follow Celia on Twitter — @Celia_Mei

Follow Celia’s new blog, “Memoirs of a Chinese-Jew” at www.celiameirubin.blogspot.com

“Book geek, musical theatre geek, foodie obsessed with having a flat tummy, and my endless search to find true love. “Memoirs of a … (Read the rest)


The RIGANO Songbook at The Metropolitan Room


Posted on June 10, 2010

Celia is proud to be singing the music of David and Paul Rigano in their upcoming cabaret. Please see below for details:

The Metropolitan Room
34 West 22nd St nyc, ny 10010
(Betw. 5th & 6th Ave.)

Sunday, June 27th … (Read the rest)


Donate to Celia’s STRIP-A-THON page in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS


Posted on May 23, 2010

In addition to dancing in Broadway Bares, Celia has a STRIP-A-THON page that you can donate to at: www.broadwaycares.org/celiamei

No gift is too small! Thank you for your support!!!… (Read the rest)


Broadway Bares XX: STRIP-OPOLY — Saturday June 20th at Roseland Ballroom


Posted on May 19, 2010

Celia is very excited to be dancing in Broadway Bares for the 2nd year in a row. STRIP-OPOLY is the 20th annual Broadway Bares show in aid of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. There will be 2 shows (9:30 and Midnight) … (Read the rest)


“And Life Dances” at Philippine Center


Posted on March 25, 2010

On Friday March 26th at 8pm, Celia with join Miguel Braganza II and special guests in a celebration of song and dance and all things Philippine! See details below:

MB2NY/ART EARTHIQUE presents
MIGUEL BRAGANZA II in “AND LIFE DANCES”
Songs … (Read the rest)


Holiday Gala at Helen Mills Theater


Posted on December 15, 2009

Celia will be singing from “Miss Saigon,” “Jekyll and Hyde,” and “Nine,” as well as dancing with Ballet Opera Earthique at the Helen Mills Theater on Sunday Dec 20th. See below for details.

HOLIDAY GALA on Sunday Dec 20th @ … (Read the rest)


Ja Funk Live at The Tank with NateKid and Friends


Posted on November 12, 2009

Celia will be performing on Sunday December 6th at The Tank with singer and entertainer NateKid, along with an exciting group of special guests. See details below.

JA FUNK LIVE
Featuring NateKid With Special Guests:

Heather Gehring
Milena Govich
Illspokinn… (Read the rest)


Promised Land at the Algonquin Theater


Posted on October 21, 2009

Celia will play Annie Chow in a reading of PROMISED LAND at the Algonquin Theater on October 25th and 26th. See details below.

PROMISED LAND
By: Cynthia Kraman Genser
Directed By: Heidi Handelsman
Produced By: Ali Skye Bennett and Mark … (Read the rest)


Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center Performance


Posted on October 14, 2009

On Saturday Oct 17th, Celia will be performing at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall with 6 opera singers from the Phillipines. She will dance a short classical solo alongside Amor McGuiness, Soprano. Details below:

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
Saturday … (Read the rest)