Born in 1981 in Stuttgart, she already performed in several productions at the Thalia Theater during her studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater (HfMT) in Hamburg. From 2005 to 2013, she was a member of the Schauspielhaus Hamburg ensemble where she performed Juliet in Romeo und Juliet and Luise in Schiller’s Kabale und Liebe (Intrigue and Love). In 2006, she was awarded the Boy Gobert Prize for acting. Additionally she has appeared in several TV productions and in the Swabian feature-film comedy Die Kirche bleibt im Dorf. Besides her work as an actress, Julia Nachtmann is also a narrator of numerous audio books and a speaker on the radio.