Celeste Cooper (Taylor)
Celeste most recently appeared in the World Premiere of Chicago Dramatists’s THE MECCA TALES and her 2nd original One Woman Show THE INCREDIBLE CECE with MPAACT & Stage 773. Other credits include: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Goodman Theatre), RUINED (Eclipse Theatre), U/S ANIMAL FARM (Steppenwolf Theatre), PRINCIPLE PRINCIPLE remount (Stage Left & Theatre Seven), HOW WE GOT ON (Citadel Theatre), SEASSCAPED-SARAH performed (Remy Bumppo), BROKEN FENCES (Stage Left’s Leapfest), Young Playwrights Festival (Pegasus Players’), HOLIDAZE (Step Up Productions), and her 1st original one woman show FIGHT 4 YOUR LIFE (Mpaact). Television credit: “Chicago PD” (NBC). In 2014, Celeste received the Most Promising Actress Award from the Black Theater Alliance for her portrayal of Josephine in RUINED. Celeste earned her B.A. in Speech Communications & Theatre from Tennessee State University and her M.F.A. in Acting from DePaul University The Theatre School. Celeste is happily exclusive with Paonessa Talent Agency.