Elke von Sivers, born in 1966, studied fashion design at the University of Art Berlin-Weißensee. Since 1999 she has worked as independent costume designer for film and theater. She has closely collaborated with director Mirko Borscht with whom she worked at the Schauspiel Hannover, the Theater Bremen and the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin as well as for his film “Kombat Sechzehn” (2005).
Elke von Sivers also collaborates with directors Bruno Cathomas, Juliane von Sivers, Moritz Sostmann, Anne Sophie Domenz, Pedro Martins Beja, Nurkan Erpulat and others. She designed the costumes for the movie productions “Torpedo” (directed by Helene Hegemann), “Was am Ende zählt” (directed by Julia von Heinz), “Führer Ex” (directed by Winfried Bonengel), “Höhere Gewalt” (directed by Lars Henning Jung), “Feuchtgebiete” and “Er ist wieder da” (both directed by David Wnendt).
Her costume design for “Nichts von euch auf Erden” (directed by Felix Rothenhäusler) is her first work at the Münchner Kammerspiele.