Chelsea Warren

Scenic Designer

Chelsea M. Warren is a multidisciplinary theater artist with a focus on scenic and puppet design with an equal interest in both traditional and devised creation processes. This is her third project with Ananya Dance Theatre; previous works include Shaatranga, and Sutrajal. Having grown up in the Adirondack Mountains, Chelsea is drawn to robust, elemental stage pictures and is passionate about the natural world. Scenic design work at other companies includes Steppenwolf Theatre, Jungle Theater, Penumbra Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, Studio Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Philadelphia Theatre Company, and Steep Theatre. Chelsea is a founding member of Yellow House, a devised theater company working in both site specific and theatrical environments with the goal of placing design and performance in direct dialogue. Chelsea received an MFA in Stage Design from Northwestern University, and is Assistant Professor of Scenic Design at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.

Photo: Laichee Yang