Pia Maier Schriever

Set Design

Pia Maier Schriever was born in Stuttgart in 1972, She studied architecture and design at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart and the Bartlett School of Architecture in London. In 2004, she opened her own Atelier for Architecture and Set-Design in Berlin. Besides her architecture projects she creates abstract large format sets for theatre, opera and dance. In 2013 Pia Maier Schriever received an artist’s scholarship from the Deutsche Akademie Villa Massimo in Rome. 2016 she founded Rustler Schriever Architects in Berlin with main emphasis on museums and cultural projects.

She has worked with Sasha Waltz for many years, among others she created the set for »Roméo et Juliette« at the Opéra National de Paris and at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, »Matsukaze« for the contemporary Nô-opera at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels and »Sacre« at the Mariinsky Théatre in St. Petersburg and for the 100. anniversary of »Le Sacre du printemps «at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. In 2014 Pia Maier Schriever created the set design for Sasha Waltz’ »Tannhäuser« at the Staatsoper Berlin. Her set designs are part of the repertoire at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden and the Deutschen Oper Berlin. Pia Maier Schriever lives and works as an architect and set designer in Berlin.