Born in 1980 in Frankfurt am Oder, Camilla Daemen studied costume design and free art at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hanover. During her studies she designed costumes for theatre productions and short films. She took part in a study trip and joint project work at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad in India.
After completing her studies she worked from 2007 to 2008 as a costume assistant at the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz in Berlin, at the Schauspielhaus Hamburg and the Komische Oper Berlin. Subsequently she spent four years working as an in-house costume assistant at the Deutsches Theater Berlin. She designed many costumes including for Fabelhafte Familie Baader (Fabulous Family Baader) for the Autorentheatertage Berlin 2010; Coriolanus, directed by Rafael Sanchez; hamlet ist tot. keine schwerkraft (hamlet is dead. no gravity), directed by Alexander Riemenschneider; Judith, directed by Andreas Kriegenburg; Die Herzschrittmacherin (The Pacemaker) for the Autorentheatertage Berlin 2014, directed by Jorinde Dröse; and the evenings of song Die Legende vom 60/40-Gemisch (The Legend of the 60/40 Mix) and Moritz Grove präsentiert Casablanca (Moritz Grove presents Casablanca), directed by Lilja Rupprecht.
Since 2014 she has worked as a freelance costume designer, designing costumes for productions including Uncle Vanya at the Schauspielhaus Bochum (directed by Stephan Kimmig), the Stuntshow im Vulkan (Stunt Show in the Volcano) at the Filmpark Babelsberg in the 2015 season, and Terror at the Deutsches Theater Berlin (directed by Hasko Weber).