Born in 1979 in Koblenz, Germany, Victoria Behr studied costume design at the Hamburg University for Applied Sciences.
After graduating in 2003, she worked as an assistant costume designer at Schauspielhaus Bochum, Schauspielhaus and Opernhaus Zürich and the Salzburg Festival. Since 2008 she has been working as a freelance costume designer in close collaboration with stage director Herbert Fritsch at Centraltheater Leipzig, Theater Bremen, Thalia Theater Hamburg, Schauspiel Köln, Residenztheater München, Royal Danish Theatre Copenhagen, Opernhaus Zürich, Burgtheater Wien and Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz Berlin.
She has been named Costume Designer of the Year by Theater heute, a leading German magazine, on four different occasions: for her designs for Nora at Theater Oberhausen and Die Spanische Fliege, Ohne Titel Nr.1 and derdiemann at Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz Berlin.
In 2013, she was named Costume Designer of the Year by the magazine Opernwelt for her designs for Frau Luna at Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz Berlin as well as Peter Eötvös’ Drei Schwestern at Opernhaus Zürich.
She has worked with Australian director Benedict Andrews at the Young Vic in London, Royal Danish Opera, Komische Oper Berlin, Dutch National Opera and English National Opera. For the director Antú Romero Nunes she has designed costumes for plays at the Burgtheater in Vienna and the Thalia Theater in Hamburg. She has also designed costumes for productions directed by Niklaus Helbling (Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Burgtheater Vienna, Staatstheater Oldenburg), Matthias Hartmann (Burgtheater Vienna, Salzburger Festspiele, Opernhaus Zürich), Stefan Pucher (Deutsches Theater Berlin), Jan Bosse (Bayerische Staatsoper) and Barrie Kosky (Komische Oper Berlin). (VictoriaBehr.com)