Teresa Reiber has been working as a director for music theatre since 2013. After studying cultural and theatre studies in Berlin, New York and Rennes, she has assisted Elisabeth Stöppler, Vera Nemirova, Dietrich W. Hilsdorf, Benedikt von Peter, David Hermann and Immo Karaman, among others, at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Semperoper Dresden and the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden and has managed more than 30 new productions and revivals. Guest appearances have taken her to the Salzburg Festival, the Beijing Music Festival and the operas in Graz, Stara Zagora and Daegu. Parallel to this, she has produced her own directorial works, including “Büchner’s Women” (premiere) and “La Calisto” (both for the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden), the mono-opera “The Diary of Anne Frank” at Atelierfrankfurt and “Pierrot Lunaire” at the Tischlerei of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. From 2016 to 2018 Teresa led the children’s club at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and worked with 8 to 12-year-olds on projects including “Donky Shot” and “Zwischenwelten”.
With the ensemble utopera she developed “Alcina” in October 2021, with the music theatre collective Fuck Marry Kill Productions Teresa conceived and staged a four-part feminist opera cycle in Berlin, premiere of the first part “The Crown of Creation” was in September 2021. For the premiere of “The Other Woman” at the Semperoper Dresden she took over the co-direction in January 2022.