Thom Luz was born in Zurich. He studied acting at the HMT Zurich and gave his debut as a director with Patience Camp at Kaserne Basel as part of Treibstoff Theater Festival 2007. His production Archiv des Unvollständigen (with Author Laura de Weck) was invited to Mülheimer Theatertage, Autorentheatertage des Deutschen Theaters Berlin and Heidelberger Stückemarkt 2014. In 2013, he created the spooky musical evening WHEN I DIE, which is touring the world ever since: Berlin, Jerusalem, Lausanne, Mainz, Marseille, Montpellier, Nanterre, Paris, Reykjavik, Rotterdam, Strasbourg, Tampere and Zurich. Those two productions were pivotal for the selection of Thom Luz as coming-up director of the year 2014 in Theater heute magazine. His adaption and direction of Judith Schalansky‘s Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln at Staatstheater Hannover was invited to the Berliner Theatertreffen in 2015. He received further invitations for Traurige Zauberer in 2017 and GIRL FROM THE FOG MACHINE FACTORY in 2019. During the seasons 2015/16 through to 2019/20, Thom Luz was director in residence at Theater Basel. There he presented LSD - Mein Sorgenkind, among others. After directing Der Mensch erscheint im Holozän at Deutsches Theater Berlin in 2016, he resumed his cooperation with this theatre with Thomas Bernhard’s Alte Meister in 2018/19.