Celene Harder

Fight Director

Celene Harder, AKA Bella Bizarre, is a variety entertainer, violence designer and stunt performer currently based in Calgary. She has performed on stages across western Canada with companies such as Humble Wonder, Swallow-A-Bicycle, Green Fools, Peppurrmint Parlour, aGoGo dance group, Plain Jane Events, Indigo Circus, TriXtan Entertainment and Circus Kasai. As a company member of Theatre Encounter and co-artistic director of Valour & Tea, Celene has had the pleasure of creating and touring many devised theatrical works over the last decade including Klimt's Women, Mercutio & Tybalt, and Jan & Peg's Ritual Sacrifice, among others.


As an Intermediate Actor-Combatant with Fight Directors Canada, she is fascinated with the interdisciplinary possibilities of violence design. With a movement background of traditional dance, martial arts, parkour and circus this powerhouse performer draws on these resources to create unforgettable moments. Her violence design can be seen in the upcoming indie feature Valerie (2019), and her circus and stunt work in Damnation (2018) and Black Summer (2019).