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 numerous ballet and theatre projects.
She has collaborated with Mark Bruce Company since 2012, designing costumes for Made In Heaven, Dracula, The Odyssey and Macbeth.
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), Theater Koblenz and Theater an der Sihl (Zürich, Switzerland) among others.
Based in Berlin, she co-founded the avant-garde Dieter & Thomas label with Karoline Lobeck in 2010. Since 2014 she has taught fashion design at Designschule Schwerin.