Sylvie Kleiber is an architect who graduated in 1991 from the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). She is interested in exhibition and show scenography. She has worked as an architect-scenographer for the construction or renovation of several theatres.
On the show side, she has worked for a long time as assistant to the scenographer Jacques Gabel in Paris (on projects by Alain Françon, Joël Jouanneau, Philippe van Kessel,...). In Switzerland, she led a ten-year collaboration with Simone Audemars, created sets for Robert Bouvier, Geneviève Pasquier, Andréa Novicov, compagnie un Air de rien, Denis Maillefer and Gilles Jobin.
She has recently designed the scenographies for projects by Yan Duyvendak and Alexandra Bachzetsis and collaborated with Mathieu Bertholet's Mufuthe company for ste Kümmerniss and Case Study House, Dorian Rossel's STT company for Quartier lointain, with Marc Liebens for Médée and Maya Bösch's Sturmfrei company for Stations urbaines, Inferno and Drames de Princesses.
Since 2019, she has been the leading professor for the Scenography orientation of the Master in Theater at La Manufacture.
In 2020, her work is rewarded with a Swiss Theatre Prize.