Having graduated in 2012 from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a Master’s degree, Kateryna Sokolova went on to work in theatres such as Deutsche Oper Berlin, Theater an der Wien, De Nationale Opera in Amsterdam and Schauspielhaus Zürich. During this time, she was assistant to directors such as Christof Loy, Alvis Hermanis, René Pollesch, Stefan Pucher, Hans Neuenfels and Damiano Micheletto.
In 2014 she staged A Hero Of Our Time, after a novel by Michal Lermontov - her first work at the Schauspielhaus Zürich. 2016 and 2017 she staged Verdi’s Macbeth and Mozart’s Entführung Aus Dem Serial at the Staatstheater Oldenburg.
In 2019 featured staging of Le Nozze di Figaro at the Schlosstheater Schönbrunn and Hindemith’s Sancta Susanna at the Konzerthaus Wien and Baltimore under the musical direction of Marin Alsop. In 2020 she will stage her first work at the Kammeroper Wien.
In 2019/2020 she will be teaching at the institute for Voice and Musical Theatre of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. Kateryna Sokolova is a member of the European Academy of Music Theatre. She is furthermore winner of the German federal competition Jugend musiziert Hesse (Category Piano) in 2004, 2006 and a fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.