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Svenja Gassen

Svenja Gassen lives in Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin. She works as a costume designer in theatre and film. While she was a student she worked as an assistant at theatres including the Volksbühne Berlin, Staatsoper Stuttgart and the Bayreuth Festival. Significant points in her career as a costume designer have included Schauspielhaus Zürich, Schauspiel Stuttgart and Theater Basel as well as the Stary Teatr in Krakow and TR Warszawa in Poland. She collaborated with Jan Koslowski on works including ‘Ah ́Similare’ for P14 at the Volksbühne Berlin. In 2014 she was awarded the VSK emerging artists’ prize at the Hof Film Festival for best costume design. In 2015 she designed the film ‘303’ by Hans Weingartner