Timo Schlüssel comes from Lucerne. He studied the saxophone with Urs Leimgruber at the Lucerne Jazz School and acting at the Jacques Lecoq School of Theatre in Paris. In 1999, he graduated from the latter with a degree in directing and acting. He began his career as an actor, mime artist and puppeteer with Circus Monti and at the Zurich Opera House. From 2003 to 2008, Timo Schlüssel was a member of the ensemble of the Zurich Opera House, working as stage manager, director’s assistant, actor and video artist. In 2008 he founded his own film and theatre company. In addition to working on productions for the Zurich Opera, Timo Schlüssel is also a published author and has regularly directed and acted in musical plays for children. In addition to many performances with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra and the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, his plays have also been invited to Monaco, Bern and elsewhere.