Thomas Wodianka was born in Schrobenhausen in 1974 and gathered his first performing experiences as a street artist. After quitting his studies in medicine, he applied to the Academy of Music and Theatre Hamburg to study drama. In 2000 he joined the ensemble of the Zurich Theatre, collaborating with directors like Falk Richter, Christoph Marthaler and Stefan Pucher. Since 2004 he has worked as a freelance performance artist and was seen in several productions, such as Glaube Liebe Hoffnung directed by Christoph Marthaler in 2012 or in Letzte Tage – Ein Vorabend, shown in the fringe of the Wiener Festwochen in 2013. Furthermore, Thomas Wodianka has performed in several dance pieces by Meg Stuart and Simone Aughterlony. Since the season 2013/2014 Thomas Wodianka is a company member of the Gorki Theatre.