Petra Buchholz studied design, visual communication and stage design
in Düsseldorf and Salzburg.
Her first stage engagement was at the German Opera on the Rhine Düsseldorf-Duisburg.
there were duties at the theatre and philharmonic orchestra of Essen and
the state opera of Hamburg.
There she worked on the design of "Ring des Nibelungen", a collaboration
with the prime intendant Günter
Krämer from Cologne, since the playing time of 1993/1994 she belongs
to his team as the managress of
She decorated the musical "Anatevka", styled the costumes for
Lear" and together with Günter
Krämer and Jeffrey Tate she produced "Parsifal".
Petra Buchholz sketched the stage design and the
costumes for Luigi Nono's "Intolleranza" and decorated Elfriede
Jelinek's "Stecken, Stab and Stangl". For
Günter Krämer's "Nabucco"
at the state opera of Vienna, she designed the stage and was invited to
Vienna festival 2001 with Nono's "Intolleranza".
The stagings that were decorated by her were invited to numerous festivals
festival, NRW-theatre meeting) and were honoured with prices ( e.g. the
NRW-critics survey and the NRW-
She is free set-designer and costume designer at the Comedia Theatre
in Cologne and designs public and
business rooms like the rooms of "Yakult" at the Oliviandenhof
in Cologne and the premises of " Kinya-
Japanese food culture" in Frankfurt city.
Current works: She is sketching the stage design and the costumes for
Pierre Carlet de Marivaux'"
Streit", directed by Christian von Treskow and working on
the production of "Creeps",
the new play
by youth theatre best seller Lutz Hübner, at the Comedia Theatre
Petra Buchholz developed the stage design and the costumes for Günter
Stage design and costumes for Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt's comedy "Hotel
zu den zwei Welten"
at the "Theater
der Keller",in Cologne. Regie: Meinhard Zanger.
Languages. German, English, French, Italian, Spanish.