Pia Kröll studied directing for the arts and media at the University of Hildesheim. Since the beginning of the 2019/2020 season, she has been a staff assistant director at the Schauspiel Hannover. Her most recent staging was Kriemhild – frei nach Hebbel und der Nibelungensage, which celebrated its premiere in the Ballhof at the Schauspiel Hannover in June 2021. In February 2022, her staging of Die bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant by Rainer Werner Fassbinder will debut at the Schauspiel Hannover as well.
From the beginning of the 2021/2022 season, she has been part of the curatorial and organizational team for Cumber Libre, a new series with the ensemble at the theatre. Pia Kröll also works with other theatrical and performance formats and developed, for example, a participatory performance/audio walk with actor and dancer Nils Rovira-Muñoz. At the Maxim Gorki Theatre, her adapted text for Camilla Ferraz' production RUN FOREST RUN! was presented in 2020 and is being updated and shown again in February 2022. She has worked as an assistant director for Lily Sykes, Lilja Rupprecht and Stefan Kimmig, among others.