Dorothee Brodrück studied costume design at Berlin’s esteemed Universität der Künste. Additionally she pursued painting and etching at Freie Kunstschule, Berlin. After graduating, she moved to Switzerland where she became assistant costume designer in Bern’s Stadttheater for 2 years, contributing to diverse ballet and theatre projects.
She has enjoyed the privilege of working with choreographers Erik Ekmann, Hofesh Shechter, Mark Bruce and Doug Varone.
As a freelancer, Dorothee has created costumes for dancers, musicians and actors for venues as varied as the Komische Oper (Berlin, Germany), Stadttheater (Bern, Switzerland), Hans-Otto-Theater (Potsdam, Germany) and Theater an der Sihl (Zürich, Switzerland) among others.
Now based in Berlin, she co-founded the avant-garde Dieter & Thomas label with Karoline Lobeck in 2010.