Designer Moses und Aron
Anna Viebrock studied at the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf under Karl Kneidl. She created her first stage designs during her assistantship at the Schauspiel Frankfurt, 1979 to 1982. In 1983 she began working in opera with director Renate Ackermann and theatre with director Jossi Wieler. From 1988 to 1993, she worked as in-house stage designer at Theater Basel with Jossi Wieler and Christoph Marthaler. From 1993 to 1999, Anna was head of stage design at Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg. She designed sets for Christoph’s productions at Frankfurt Opera, Basel Opera and Salzburg Festival, and for Jossi’s productions of Alcina, L’incoronazione di Poppea, Siegfried, Norma, Moses und Aron (Stuttgart Opera). From 2001 to 2004, she was a member of the Artistic Directorship of the Schauspielhaus Zürich, where she designed the sets for Meg Stuart’s Alibi and Schubert’s The Miller’s Beautiful Daughter. Anna continues to design sets for Christoph Marthaler’s productions, including The Fruit Fly, Tales from the Vienna Woods (Berlin Volksbühne); +- 0. A Subpolar Base Camp (Vienna Festival); The Makropulos Case (Salzburg Festival); Tristan und Isolde (Bayreuth Festival). Since the start of Jossi Wieler’s new artistic directorship, Anna has returned to Stuttgart Opera, as director and set and costume designer.