Stephanie Mohr was born in Genoa and grew up in Paris and Vienna. From 1991 to 1995, she worked as an Assistant Director at Vienna's Burgtheater with Claus Peymann, Leander Haussmann and Paulus Manker. Since then, she has worked as a freelance director.
She has directed at venues such as the Theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna, the Mannheim National Theatre, Nuremberg State Theatre, the Volkstheater in Vienna, the Schauspielhaus Bochum, Klagenfurt City Theatre, Lucerne Theatre, the Colosseum Theatre in Essen (Stage Entertainment), at the Bad Hersfeld Festival and as a co-director with Franz Wittenbrink at the Münchner Kammerspiele, at Vienna's Burgtheater and the Festival international dʼart lyrique dʼAix-en-Provence.
In 1999, Stephanie Mohr was the winner of the Young Artists' Prize for the Josef Kainz Medal for David Harrower's »Messer in Hennen« and in 2000/2001 she won the Karl Skraup Prize of the Volkstheater in Vienna for outstanding achievement by a young talent for Martin Crimp's »Angriffe auf Anne«.
In 2012, she was awarded Vienna's »Nestroy« Theatre Prize in the category »Best Director« for »Woyzeck & The Tiger Lillies« after Georg Büchner at Vereinigte Bühnen Wien in the Museumsquartier. Back in 2007, she had been awarded a Nestroy Special Prize for the first performance of Felix Mitterer's »Die Weberischen«, also at Vereinigte Bühnen Wien.
Other work has included the first German performance of Zach Helm's »Speed« and the first performance of Felix Mitterer's »Jägerstätter«, both at the Theater in der Josefstadt. She made her début as an opera director with »Die Entführung aus dem Serail« at the Gärtnerplatztheater in 2014.
Stephanie Mohr's most recent work includes »Die Dreigroschenoper« at the Salzburg Regional Theatre, the first performance of Peter Turrini's »C’est la vie« at the Theater in der Josefstadt and the first German performance of Imre Kertész’s »Liquidation« at Schauspiel Frankfurt.