Božidar Kocevski was born in 1989 in Štip, Macedonia, and grew up in Heidelberg. In 2008 he completed his bilingual Abitur (A-levels) at Bunsen Gymnasium in Heidelberg. From 2009 to 2013 he studied at the University of the Arts Berlin. During this period, he was also a guest actor at the following theatres: HAU Berlin, Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin, Neuköllner Oper Berlin, Theater Strahl Berlin, Deutsches Theater Berlin. From the 2012/13 season until 2015/16 he was an ensemble member at Theater Freiburg, and since the 2016/17 season he has been a member of the Deutsches Theater ensemble. He honed his acting skills under Hermann Schmidt-Rahmer. Currently he can be seen in Fabian, The Silent Trabants, Every Idiot has a Grandmother, Apart from Me, The Captain of Köpenick and King Ubu.