Janina Sieber

Janina Sieber *1994 is a stage and costume designer. She is mainly active in German-speaking countries, with a focus on Munich. She studied architecture at the TU Munich and the Aarhus School of Architecture, then stage and costume design at the TU Berlin. From 2018-2020 she was permanent set assistant at the Munich Kammerspiele. During this time she realized, among other things, her own stage designs for "WUSS 3000", a project by the Kammerqueers,
Werther's Quest for Love directed by Jonny-Bix Bongers and Nirvana's Last directed by Damian Rebgetz. This was followed by stage and costume design for “Planquadrat Utopia” at the Theater Spagat and stage and costume design for “Peer Gynt” at the Freie Bühne Munich, both directed by Ulf Goerke. Most recently, she planned and implemented the "Theaterlabor Neuperlach", another venue for the Munich Kammerspiele, curated by Elke Bauer and Martín Valdés-Stauber. Also at the Munich Kammerspiele stage and costume design for "Time Busters" staged by Martín Valdés-Stauber and "Richard Drei - Nachrichten der Ministerin der Hölle" the vintage production of the Otto Falckenberg School directed by Peter Kastenmüller. She is a founding member of the Munich architecture and urbanism collective P.O.N.R. that develops alternative visions for a livelier city in temporary structures and culminates in proactive performances. In 2022, she and the collective won the Architecture Advancement Award of the City of Munich. Since 2022 she has been working and teaching at the Munich University of Applied Sciences as part of the EU research project NEBourhoods.