Guest Lecturer

Scenographer, Leading professor for the Scenography orientation of the Master in Theater
MAT-21 Scenographer, Leading professor for the Scenography orientation of the Master in Theater

    Sylvie Kleiber

    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.


      Sylvie Kleiber

      Events & Albums

      • CAS Dramaturgie & Performance du texte - 20e édition

        Structurée en cinq modules, dans une approche à la fois pratique et théorique, cette formation certifiante renforce et développe des compétences dans la conduite de projets théâtraux.

      • On the billboard

        Where and when to see the graduates and students on the Swiss and foreign stages

      • Album


        MA-Théâtre · Class 2021 : Astroland project

        The students of the Master Théâtre went to the Théâtre Les Halles in Sierre for three weeks of creative residency, followed by two evenings of performance.

      • 25.06.22

        25.06 - 26.06.2022

        MA Théâtre · promotion 21 · Projet Astroland au TLH Sierre

        Astroland est un parc d’attraction au bord de la faillite. Astroland est un lieu de fête, un lieu magique, un lieu de mystère, un espace des possibles. Projet Astroland est une pièce en quatre tableaux, réalisée par quatre metteur·e·s en scène, quatre scénographes, quatre auteur·rice·s et quatorze jeunes comédien·ne·s.

      • 02.01.20

        02.01.2020 - 02.10.2021

        CAS Dramaturgy

        November 2020 - September 2021
        In partnership with the University of Lausanne

      • News


        Prix suisse de théâtre 2020

        Scénographe et professeure référente de la filière de la scénographie du Master Théâtre, Sylvie Kleiber est l'une des cinq lauréates 2020 d'un Prix suisse de théâtre

      • 28.04.17

        28.04 - 05.05.2017

        "Les Zoocrates" at the Opéra de Lausanne

        Animal and operatic silliness
        Libretto by Örs Kisfaludy

        New production Opéra de Lausanne with the participation of the students of Master Theater (world premiere)

      • Album


        Burn Out - Oscilliation(s)

        Graduation projects of the directors from the Master in Theatre