Luzia Schelling was born in Winterthur. After completing her studies in Zurich (lic. phil. I), she attended the Berliner Schule für Schauspiel (Berlin School of Acting). She has appeared on stage in city theaters including Freiburg, Lübeck, Bremen, and Hildesheim, at the Theater Neumarkt in Zurich, and at the Freie Theater Aspik and Futur3. Her previous awards include the BKM-Bundespreis for cultural education, which she received for Was kann ich für eure Welt (Aspik/Staatsschauspiel Dresden). She works as a dramaturge, director, and mentor and is a lecturer at the SchülerUni for sustainability+climate protection/FU Berlin.