Heide Kastler, born in Austria, studied at the Art Academy in Linz. As freelance costume designer she works both for theater and opera. For many years she has been associated with director Martin Kušej. Up to now Heide Kastler has implemented design projects at the Burgtheater Wien, the Thalia Theater Hamburg, the Staatsoper Stuttgart, and others. During the 2006/07 season she worked for the first time at the Münchner Kammerspiele. Side by side with Stephan Kimmig she created the costumes for “Glaube Liebe Hoffnung”. Her most recent project was the costume design for “Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern” (directed by Martin Kušej, 2015).