Annemarie Bulla, born in Nuremberg, Germany, studied first classical archaeology, Latin philology and art history in Erlangen, before completing an education as a qualified tailor. After that, she studied costume design at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg, where she graduated in 2012 with a Master of Arts degree. From 2009 until 2012 she was the recipient of the „Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“ scholarship. From 2012 until 2015 she was engaged as an assistant costume and set designer at the Staatstheater Nürnberg, and since 2015, she has been working as a freelance costume and set designer. She has designed the costumes and sets for several national and international theatre productions including Peter Eötvös’ Der goldene Drache (director Barbora Horáková Joly) at the Semperoper Dresden, The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex and Anxiety (created and directed by Calixto Bieito) at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Donizetti’s Don Pasquale (director Marcos Darbyshire) at the Theater an der Wien and Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti / A Quiet Place (director Nina Russi) at the Theater Aachen; this production received the Götz-Friedrich-Prize for Best Directing in 2019.