Chelsea M Masteller Warren

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cmastell@umn.edu
612-625-7013

Theatre Arts and Dance .
Rm 580 Rarig Center

330 21st Avenue South

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.

MULTIMEDIA ART with collaborator Chantal Calato; www.chantalandchelsea.com AWARDS include the 2012 Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award.

She is a 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. Additional associations Include: Member of Stones/Air, an art installation collective based in South Australia, Artistic Associate at Steep Theatre, Chicago and a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829. Ms. Warren received her MFA from Northwestern University and is an Assistant Professor of Scenic Design at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. www.chelseamwarren.com

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • B.A.: Studio Art, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2003.
  • B.F.A.: Theatre, Acting Concentration, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2003.
  • M.F.A.: Theatrical Design, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2007.

Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

  • Set Design
  • Puppet Design
  • Multimedia Art
Courses Taught
  • TH 1501 Introduction to Theatre Design
  • TH 5520 Scene Design
  • TH 3521 Introduction to Scenic Design
Research & Professional Activities

Creative

  • Scenic Design, "Bebe Neuwirth in A Small Fire" at Philadelphia Theater Company :
  • Scenic Design, "Ride the Cyclone" at the Jungle Theater:
  • Scenic Design, Ananya Dance Theatre’s "Sutrajal" at The O’Shaughnessy Auditorium:
  • Scenic and Puppet Design, "The Stinkers" at the Jungle Theater:
  • Scenic Design, "The Children" by Lucy Kirkwood at Steppenwolf Theatre:
  • Scenic Design, "The Children" by Lucy Kirkwood at the Jungle Theater:
  • Scenic and Puppet Design, "Hand to God" at the Jungle Theater:
  • Scenic Design, "Little Women" by Kate Hamill at the Jungle Theater:
  • Scenic Design, "A Doll’s House," new adaptation by Joanie Schultz, at WaterTower Theatre:
  • Scenic Design, "Cry It Out" by Molly Smith Metzler at Studio Theatre, Washington DC:
  • Scenic Design, "The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley" by Lauren Gunderson & Margot Melcon at the Jungle Theater :
Awards
  • Michael Merrit Emerging Designer Award, May 2012