Laurin Kelsey is Production Designer & Art Director from Western Canada who started in film in 2001 and went to school for Set & Costume Design at the University of Victoria. After completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design at the University of Victoria, Laurin went on to complete a year at the National Theatre School of Canada in their Scenography (Set & Costume Design) Program in Montreal. In between her schooling, Laurin pursued a career in Film & Television, where she worked on Stargate SG1 (TV), Stargate Atlantis (TV), Sanctuary (TV), Night at the Museum II (Feature Film), and Stan Helsing (Feature Film).
From 2011 to 2014, Laurin lived and worked in Berlin, Germany in both Theatre and Film. During that time, Laurin worked as an Art Director on several Independent Films and Web Series, as well as working as a Theatre Designer at the English Theatre Berlin, Tacheles Theatre Berlin, Die Weisse Rose Theatre, at the Prague at the Quadrennial and more.
Since returning to Canada in 2014, Laurin has worked on over 25 film & television productions as well as continued her Theatre Design career, designing over 15 shows on Vancouver Island for various theatres. From 2014-2017, Laurin was also an Instructor in Theatre Design & Scenic Painting at the University of Victoria and at Vancouver Island University.
Currently, Laurin regularly works on films and TV series as a Production Designer. Most recently Laurin has worked as the Production Designer for Mike Flanagan's series, The Fall of the House of Usher and The Midnight Club, with the later coming out on Netflix October 7th, 2022.
Laurin's film experience also includes a strong background in the Props Department, where Laurin has worked as a builder, buyer and Props Master on both series and Feature Films.
Laurin is a Full Member of IATSE 891 in both the Art Department and Props as well as a Full Member with ACFC West Local 2020 in the same departments, and is a Member of the Associated Designers of Canada (Theatre Design).
Laurin is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.