Tutia Schaad is a swiss-vietnamese fashion designer, co-owner and co-creative director of fashion label “Perret Schaad” in Berlin and since 2016 creates costumes for the “Münchner Kammerspiele”.
Born in 1982 in Hanoi, she grew up in Vietnam, France and Switzerland.
After majoring two years in Fashion Design at the “Haute Ecole d´Art et de Design Genève”, she graduated as “Meisterschülerin” in 2009 at the “weissensee kunsthochschule berlin”.
During her studies, Tutia Schaad gained work experiences in Paris at the design studios of Givenchy Haute-Couture and Prêt-à-Porter with Ricardo Tisci.
She co-founded the fashion label Perret Schaad with Johanna Perret in 2009. Together, they created and marketed 17 collections, showed during Fashion Week Berlin, in locations such as Neue Nationalgalerie, Hardware Store Hellweg and Outdoor Water Playground in Singerstraße, Berlin.
In 2010, Perret Schaad was invited by Matthias Lilienthal to act as host-performer during the “Dong Xuan / Vietnam in Berlin” festival, initiated by “HAU”, Berlin.
Followed a commission to create costumes for the first production of Toshiki Okada “Hot Pepper, Air Conditioner and the Farewell Speech” at the “Münchner Kammerspiele” in 2016.
Since 2017, Tutia Schaad works independently on further productions of Toshiki Okada, “No Theater” (2017) and “ No Sex” (2018), both with dramaturge Tarun Kade, stage designer Dominic Huber, and actors such as Thomas Hauser, Christian Löber, Julia Riedler, Samouil Stoyanov, Stefan Merki, Jelena Kuljic, Anna Drexler, Maya Beckmann, Annette Paulmann, Benjamin Radjaipour and Franz Rogowski.