Mathilda Switala was born in Berlin in 2000. She gained her first theater experience in a production with the youth theater of the Volksbühne P14. Since 2019 she has been studying acting at the Berlin University of the Arts. As part of the university, she performed in productions at Theater Discounter and Vaganten Bühne, among others. During her studies she also worked in smaller roles for film and television such as Glauben directed by Daniel Prochaska and Ruby directed by Natascha Beller. In July 2022, she filled in once for the role of Lotte in Werther at the Kammerspiele of the Deutsches Theater. In October 2022 she will graduate from her acting studies.