Janina Mendroch

Stage and Costume Designer

Janina Mendroch began her studies with Karl Kneidel at the State Art Academy in Düsseldorf and switched to stage design at the Berlin University by Achim Freyer in 1987. She assisted Karl-Ernst Hermann, Achim Freyer, Maria-Elenar Amos at the Burgtheater in Vienna, at the Opera Nationale de la Monnaie in Brüssel, at the Staatsoper Hamburg and the Volksoper in Vienna. Since 1992 Janina Mendroch has worked as a freelance set and costume designer for opera, drama, children’s and youth theater, for example, at the Volksbühne am Rosa Luxemburger Platz in Berlin, Hans Otto Theatre in Potsdam, Neumarkt Theatre in Zurich, Mannheim National Theatre, Theatre Bremen, Theater Basel, State Theatre Mainz, Bonn Theatre, Public Theatre in Rostock in cooperation, in particular with the directors Stefan Bachmann, Gil Mehmert, Marlon Metzen, Thomas Hollaender, Matthias Messmer.