“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
Celine Berthaud began her formal dance training at the OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center at the tender age of 12 and continued to further her training at the Boston Arts Academy where she graduated as a Dance major in 2010. She has received the Professional advancement in Dance award from The School at Jacob's Pillow 2009, participating in their first Hip Hop Continuum Program. She has attended The Ailey School Summer Intensive, Earl Mosley's Institute of the Arts, and the Contemporary Masters program at Steps on Broadway. Celine has trained with individuals such as Ronald K. Brown, Desmond Richardson, Sidra Bell, Nathan Trice, Rennie Harris, and Tai Jimenez. She has performed on BET's 106 & Park with world renown choreographer, LaurieAnn Gibson and for Hip-Hop Icon, LL Cool J
Celine graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelors in the Fine Arts in 2014. As a member of the Mason Dance Company, Celine has been featured in guest works by Choreographers such as Camille A. Brown, Kate Skarpetowska, Robert Battle, and Mark Morris. Celine has participated various commercial dance workshops including Luam Keflezgy's Commercial Dance workshop Rock the Industry, Jessica Castro's Lipstick Diaries, Galen Hook's Behind the Audition and Dana Foglia's Heels Intensive.
When Celine is not dancing, she is training. Celine is certified by the National Association of Sports Medicine(NASM) for nutritional coaching, group fitness, and personal training. Her teaching credentials include Body By Simone, Fitness Innovation Studio, Chelsea Piers, Core Rhythm Fitness, TruFusion, and TrampoLEAN just to name a few. Celine continues to offer in person and virtually trainings. Celine currently works as a Trainer and Creative Strategist for Bikram Yoga Works. None of this would be possible without the nurturing mentorship provided OrigiNation.