Claudia Irro, who was born in Munich in 1985, studied Costume Design (M.A.) at HAW Hamburg with Prof. Reinhard von der Thannen. From 2009, she worked as a costume assistant at Theater Basel and Münchner Kammerspiele, to name just two places. Since 2010, she has been creating her own costume designs in collaboration with various directors, such as Pınar Karabulut, Alexander Eisenach, Marie Bues, Charlotte Sprenger, Antje Schupp and Karen Breece. In the world of music theatre, Claudia has worked with Axel Ranisch, David Herman and Georges Delnon, plus many more. Her work has taken her to the Bayerische Staatsoper, Münchner Kammerspiele, Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel, Oper Stuttgart, Schauspiel Köln, Berliner Ensemble, Theater Basel and Neumarkt Theater Zürich. In addition to working at theatres and opera houses, she is involved in various independently funded projects, art films and digital formats as a costume designer. With the feminist-oriented, non-profit association Molestia e. V., she has been creating interventions in the public space since 2017. For her costume design for ‹Richard Drei›, directed by Pınar Karabulut, at Schauspiel Köln in 2022, Claudia was voted Best Costume Designer by critics in the German theatre magazine ‹Theater heute›. She returns to Theater Basel for ‹Die Aufdrängung›.