Sabine Kohlstedt has been working intensively for years now with the directors Friederike Heller; Sandra Strunz; Patrick Wengenroth; Miloš Lolić; Simon Solberg; and the choreographer Antje Pfandtner. Her latest set and costume designs were for the drag musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” and “Every heart is built around a memory” (director: Friederike Heller) at Schauspiel Hannover. She also worked as set and costume designer at, among others, Schaubühne Berlin; Deutsches SchauSpielHaus Hamburg; Staatstheater Stuttgart; Staatsschauspiel Dresden; Residenztheater München; Thalia Theater Hamburg; Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus; Salzburger Festspiele; and Nationaltheater Mannheim.
Kohlstedt (b. 1972 in Buchholz) learned dressmaking and studied costume design at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg). She also lives in Hamburg.