• Chelsea M. Warren is a multidisciplinary theatre artist with a focus on scenic and puppet design interested in script-based and devised processes. 

  • SCENIC DESIGN work at companies including: Steppenwolf Theatre, Jungle Theater, Victory Gardens Theatre, Studio Theatre, Cleveland Play House, Geva Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, WaterTower Theatre, and Steep Theatre. 

  • PUPPET DESIGN work at companies including: Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Jungle Theater, Studio Theatre in D.C., Links Hall, and the Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra. 

  • ASSISTANT SCENIC DESIGN to Todd Rosenthal at companies including: Alliance and Goodman Theatre. Assistant Scenic Designer to Daniel Ostling at companies including: Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera, Lincoln Center, Goodman Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Alliance, and Playwright’s Horizon.

  • MULTIMEDIA ART with collaborator Chantal Calato;


    • Awarded the 2012 Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award

    • Nominated for Equity Jeff Award for Mid Size Scenic Design for The Kid Thing and After All the Terrible Things I Do, About Face Theatre.


    • Founding member of Yellow House, a devised theatre company working in both site specific and theatrical environments with the goal of placing design and performance in direct dialogue

    • Member of Stones/Air, an art installation collective based in South Australia 

    • Artistic Associate at Steep Theatre, Chicago

    • Member of United Scenic Artists Local 829

    • Received an MFA in Stage Design from Northwestern University

    • Assistant Professor of Scenic Design at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities