Astrid Klein is based in Berlin and designs costumes for theatre and opera.
Currently for ENO: The Marriage of Figaro
She graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in costume and set design from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover, and a Master’s degree in costume, textiles, and fashion in Hamburg in 2014. While studying, she gained work experience in the fashion industry, fashion journalism and styling, and from internships in theatre productions across Germany.
From 2014 until 2017 she worked as a costume assistant at Schauspielhaus Hamburg and supervised theatre productions by directors such as Christoph Marthaler, Simon Stone, and Karin Beier, while assisting Greta Goiris, Alice Babidge, Anna Viebrock and Johannes Schütz.
Since May 2017 she has worked as a freelance costume and set designer in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and England. This production of The Marriage of Figaro is her third collaboration work with director Joe Hill-Gibbins.
Last updated: 17th February 2020