Beate Borrmann 
Costume Design

Staatsballett Berlin

Sasha Waltz & Guests

Staatsoper Berlin

Schaubühne Berlin

Slovenian National Opera, Ljubljana


Beate Borrmann was born in Berlin in 1975. She studied Fashion, Costume and Stage Design in Berlin, Saint Petersburg and Krakow. Besides working as an assistant costume and stage designer she has produced her own designs for Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin and Kleisttheater Frankfurt/Oder. She has worked with Sasha Waltz since 2003 and created the costumes for Sasha Waltz’s »Gezeiten«, »Dialoge 06 – Radiale Systeme« and »Jagden und Formen (Zustand 2008)«.

Photography: Barbara Dietl

In collaboration with Hussein Chalayan and Sasha Waltz, Beate Borrmann designed the costumes for the choreographic opera »Passion« at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris. In 2012 she designed the costumes for Sasha Waltz’s and Mark Andre’s choreographic concert »gefaltet« as well as for the dance project »MusicTANZ – Carmen« within the education program of the Berliner Philharmoniker.
In 2013 she created the costumes for Sasha Waltz’s »Dialoge Kolkata« in India as well as for »Dialoge Avignon« in collaboration with the artist GIOM.
In 2014 Beate Borrmann designed the costumes for the Opera »Orfeo« of Sasha Waltz, to be seen in Berlin in Staatsoper Unter den Linden. In 2016 she worked with Ai Weiwei on his installation »Laundromat« at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, New York City. In 2017 she worked for the first time with Staatsballett Berlin, for Nacho Duato’s production »Erde«. In 2018 she designed the costumes for »The Tales of Hoffmann« by Jacques Offenbach at the Slovenian National Opera in Ljubljana.

Beate Borrmann lives and works in Berlin and Mecklenburg.

Beate Borrmann
Tel.: +49 - (0)173 - 445 80 91

Beate Borrmann
Stargarder Straße 19
10437 Berlin, Germany
T.: +49 - (0)173 - 445 80 91

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