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-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. From the 2016/17 season until the 2021/22 season he was a member of the Deutsches Theater Berlin ensemble. He honed his acting skills under Hermann Schmidt-Rahmer.