Katharina Lorenz was born in Leverkusen in 1978. After completing her training at the Otto Falckenberg School of the Performing Arts in Munich, she was engaged at the Munich Kammerspiele. Three years later she joined the Schauspiel in Hanover as a permanent ensemble member. In addition to her stage work, she has also appeared in a number of TV films. Katharina Lorenz has been a member of the Burgtheater ensemble since the 2008/09 season.