Kelly Wolf is a Set and Costume designer who is interested in exploring ways that design can augment the theatrical experience. She has designed for many theatres across Canada ranging from small independent companies to the major festivals. Recent work has taken her into the realm of site specific theatre creation. Kelly has worked in collaboration to create One Small Drop, inspired by the textile workers of the Imperial Cotton Company. She is currently collaborating on a site specific work to be presented Feb 2017 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton investigating the effects of a stroke and perception.
Recent designs include: Waiting Room (Tarragon Theatre), Quiver (Nightwood, Theatre Aquarius Studio), Rukmini’s Gold (Toronto and Hamilton Fringe), Commercials for Hamilton (Hammer Theatre/Staircase), Sanctuary Song (Theatre Direct – NAC), The Incredible Speediness of Jamie Cavanaugh (Roseneath)The Old Man and the River (Theatre Direct) Queen for a Day – set (Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts), Midsummer Night's Dream –costume (Citadel Theatre),Sound of Music – set (Drayton) and Between the Sheets (Nightwood).
Other notable work includes: Walking the Tightrope (Theatre Direct) Much Ado About Nothing – costumes (Theatre Calgary) The Glass Menagerie - costumes (Citadel Theatre) The Nuttalls (Blyth Festival), Tons of Money and An Inspector Calls (The Montgomery Theatre, PEI),Scratch, Toronto the Good (Factory), The Fall (Tarragon) Sexy Laundry (The Grand Theatre), The Wars and A Christmas Carol - costumes (Theatre Calgary), The Last Five Years (CanStage, MTC and Theatre and Co.) Trout Stanley (Factory Theatre), The Scarlet Pimpernel and The Hunchback of Notre Dame – costumes (Stratford) as well as seven seasons at the Shaw Festival most recently designing Too True to Be Good.
Kelly enjoys working in the academic setting as well; recent designs include Legally Blonde, In the Heights, Spring Awakening, Oklahoma and The Drowsy Chaperone – Sheridan, Playground, TYA 2015, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Swimming for Shore – Humber, South Pacific and Drama at Inish – Redeemer. Eurydice, Scenes from an Execution - University of Waterloo. Kelly is an instructor at Brock University and has taught and mentored students at Humber College and Ryerson Theatre School. Kelly is a graduate of York University (BFA) and the University of Toronto (MA) as well as the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Member of ADC.