A production designer, costume designer and freelance artist since 2004. She graduated with distinction from The Department of Stage Design of Prof. rosalie at the Hochschule für Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main. She gained her professional experience in Germany, Poland, France and Austria.
She has worked for many film corporations like 20th Century Fox, Team Worx, Ziegler Film, Soilfilms, Kundschafter Film, Razorfilm, SWR, ZDF, HR, WDR, NDR, ARTE. The movies she worked on have been nominated for Golden Lion in Venice, Bavarian Film Award, German Television Award and the Award for Best Production Design at the BATSFF Festival in the USA.
She has worked for many theatre houses like State Theatre at Gärtnerplatz Munich, Opera National de Montpellier in France, Musical Theatre Gdynia in Poland, Theatre Münster and Theater an der Wien.
One of her last opera work is the stage & costume design of “Carmen” by Georges Bizet, directed by Andreas Zimmermann for Theater an der Wien, Kammeroper 2016 and stage & costume design of “Mein Freund Bunbury”, Musical by Gerd Natschinski, directed by Frank M. Widmaier for Brandenburger Theater 2019.
In 2018 she completed a workshop for production designers with the legendary Polish production designer Allan Starski.
Her last work is production design of the most famous TV crime series in Germany – TATORT “Hüter der Schwelle” 2019 and production design of a fiction movie “King of Ravens” 2020 and costume design of a TV movie “My girlfriend Volker” 2021, in which Axel Milberg has taken on a very special role of a drag queen.
All three projects were directed by Piotr J. Lewandowski.
In 2022 Patricia Walczak received a grant from the Federal Government for Culture and Media and the Kulturwerk Bild-Kunst Foundation and she is currently working on the art project “The Beauty of Being Different”. In five staged portraits, she will explore the possibilities of the costume image in the aspect of changing understanding of diversity, identity and related self-perception and perception of others.
Regina Schulte am Hülse (director and actress of the project “Grossmutter.Lear”), Patricia Walczak and the coryphée of German theater Ilse Ritter | at the premiere in the Red Salon of the Volksbühne Berlin
Patricia Walczak with the muse and actor Meik van Severen, at the opening of our own exhibition “The beauty of being different” in CLB Gallery Berlin | in the background the pictures from the photo shoot in the New National Gallery Berlin | in collaboration with photographer Stefan Günther
PUNK OPERACostume Design, Film
TATORT Stuttgart | HÜTER DER SCHWELLEProduction Design, Film
THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUKProduction Design, Costume Design, Film
X-MAS ON FIREProduction Design, Film
Greenpeace – Don’t Play With Our FoodProduction Design, Commercial
JONATHANCostume Design, Film
NIVEA – ich will alles!Production Design, Commercial
DIE ELSTER | Ein Profi‑Einbrecher packt ausProduction Design, Costume Design, Commercial
Carmen by Georges BizetProduction Design, Costume Design, Opera
ADA healthCostume Design, Commercial
Liliom by Ferenc MolnárProduction Design, Costume Design, Theatre
ADIDAS ZXienceCostume Design, Commercial
«GROSSMUTTER.LEAR» BY REGINA SCHULTE AM HÜLSE | KRAUTROCK SYMPHONY | MARCH 08.2023
The exhibition / THE BEAUTY OF BEING DIFFERENT / DIE SCHÖNHEIT DES ANDERSSEINS
Patricia Walczak created the costume design for the starring role of the commercial.