UTS Professor for Spatial Theory, Director Interior Architecture
Dr Thea Brejzek is professor for Spatial Theory at the University of Technology Sydney, director of the Interior Architecture Program in the School of Design at UTS, and co-director of the Joint PhD program ‘Critical Spatial Thinking: Performative Practices and Narrative Spaces in Design’ in collaboration with TU Berlin.
She has a background in opera stage directing and theatre studies. From 2007 to 2012 she was a professor of Scenorgraphy at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), Switzerland. Thea publishes and lectures widely on the history and theory of scenography and performative environments with a particular interest in transdisciplinary practices and the politics of space in performance, and in 2011, was the founding curator for Theory at the Prague Quadrennial for Performance Design and Space (PQ).
Thea Brejzek is a member of the scientific advisory board of the Bauhaus Dessau and associate editor of the Routledge Journal, Theatre and Performance Design. She has been visiting professor at Bartlett School of Architecture, is a research fellow at TU Berlin and in 2017 has been awarded a Bogliasco Foundation Research Fellowship.