Thom Luz, theatre-maker, director and musician, born in 1982 in Zurich, studied acting in Zurich. Since 2007 he has worked on developing his own projects. Patience Camp (Kaserne Basel, 2007) was invited in 2009 to the Theaterformen festival in Hanover. The creation of Archiv des Unvollständigen (with co-author Laura de Weck, Staatstheater Oldenburg, 2013), and the ghostly musical evening When I Die (Gessnerallee Zürich, 2013) were performed at the 2014 Autorentheatertage. In 2014, the magazine Theater heute selected him as Young Director of the Year. Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln (Staatstheater Hanover, 2014) was invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen 2015. Since the 2015/16 season, Thom Luz has been the resident director at Theater Basel. The production LSD - My Worried Child was produced there, with which he was invited to the Heidelberger Stückemarkt and the Autorentheatertage Berlin. After the free production Unusual Weather Phenomena Project, the play Traurige Zauberer was created in summer 2017 for the Staatstheater Mainz, with which Thom Luz was invited to the Theatertreffen Berlin for the second time in 2017. In 2018, he created Girl From The Fog Machine Factory, a new free production of Thom Luz on Gessnerallee Zurich, with which he is invited for the third time to the Berliner Theatertreffen in 2019. In the 2018/19 season he continued his collaboration with the Deutsches Theater in Berlin with the production of Thomas Bernhard's Alte Meister. His last production was in 2016 Man in the Holocene at the Deutsches Theater.