Theresa Akers

BFA Architecture / Business / Performance


Theresa Akers is an interdisciplinary performance designer focusing on building new and interesting multimedia compositions applying sound, light and spatial storytelling elements in immersive collaborations throughout Minneapolis. Chief Creative Officer of Mesh Lab, she has designed for Mu Performing Arts, Freshwater Theatre, Workhaus Collective and Hennepin Theatre Trust. A graduate of NYU’s Gallatin Program for Spatial Psychology and Visual Design, she is excited to bring her interdisciplinary work to Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and hopes that her studies will yield a new perspective on business. She is currently based in Minnesota.

Thesis title: Artists and Phenomenologies of Climate Change: A Community Proposal