Julia Nina Kneussel was born in Vienna. She studied Acting at the Conservatory in Vienna.
She had many engagements as actress, e.g. at the Theater in der Josefstadt, Dschungel Wien, KosmosTheater Wien, Theater des Lachens Berlin, Theaterhaus Stuttgart, Burgtheater Wien, TAG-Theater, dietheater Künstlerhaus, KUZ Mainz, WUK, as well as radio moderator and Assistant Stage Director.
Next to her work as actress, in 2008 she had her directing debut. 2013 her production of Katharina Tiwald’s “Die Kümmerinnen” won the audience’s price at the Future Theater Talents Competition at the Theater Drachengasse. There were further productions at the Theater Drachengasse and the KosmosTheater Vienna, and she founded “leuchtkraft”.
Currently Julia Nina Kneussel lives and works as independent director and lecturer in Vienna.