Chelsea Warren

Scenic Designer

Chelsea 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. Her scenic design work includes Cleveland Play House, Steppenwolf Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, Geva Theatre in Rochester NY, Milwaukee Rep, WaterTower Theatre in Dallas TX, About Face Theatre, Writer’s Theatre, Chicago Dramatists, A Red Orchid Theatre, 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. She was awarded the 2012 Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award, and was nominated for the Equity Jeff Award for Mid-Size Scenic Design for The Kid Thingand After All the Terrible Things I Do, both for About Face Theatre. 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.