Anna Viebrock studied stage design at the Düsseldorf Academy of Arts. Her collaboration with Christoph Marthaler took her to numerous theatres such as the Volksbühne Berlin, the Schauspielhaus Hamburg, the Frankfurt Opera, the Opéra de Paris, the Teatro Real Madrid, the Salzburg and Bayreuth Festivals, the Vienna Festival, the Festival d'Avignon and the Schauspielhaus Zürich, where she was a member of the management team until summer 2004. Since 1994 she has worked with the Jossi Wieler/Sergio Morabito directing team on opera productions and designed stages for René Pollesch and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. As a director, she has staged musical theatre at the Staatsoper Hannover and the Opéra Bastille in Paris, among others; drama at the Hebbel Theater Berlin, Schauspielhaus Zürich, Theater Basel and Schauspiel Köln. Exhibitions of her stage designs have been shown in Rotterdam, Prague, Madrid, Brussels, Ghent, Helsinki, Basel and Giessen, among others. She was a professor at the Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien until 2021. She has been awarded 'Stage Designer of the Year' and 'Costume Designer of the Year' a total of 17 times. The state of Hesse honoured her with the Hessischer Kulturpreis in 1997, in 2004 she was awarded the Theaterpreis Berlin and in 2013 the Hein-Heckroth-Preis. She received the Zurich Festival Prize in 2015. She is working with Christoph Marthaler at the Theater Basel on 'Der Freischütz' (2022) and in the 23/24 season on 'L'incoronazione di Poppea'.