Cordelia Wege studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelsohn-Bartholdy in Leipzig. Engaged at the Berlin Volksbühne from 1998, she worked with directors such as Frank Castorf, Sebastian Hartmann and Renè Pollesch. In 2000, she was honored by Theater heute as Young Actress of the Year. In addition to engagements in various television film productions, she appeared in various productions at the Schauspielhaus Hamburg from 2002 and subsequently at the Central Theater in Leipzig. In 2018, she can be seen in "Ulysses" directed by Sebastian Hartmann at the Deutsches Theater and in Michael Thalheimer's production of Tennessee Williams' "Endstation Sehnsucht" in the big house of the Berliner Ensemble again at the Berlin Theater.