Vera von Gunten was born
in Bern in 1974, studied at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste from 2000-2004. Together with Tomas Schweigen she founded the free
theatre group „Far A Day Cage“ (FADC) and created more than 15 projects with them touring in Switzerland and abroad at the
most important festivals of the fringe scene of German language theatre. In 2007 she received the „Echos“ award of the Swiss
culture foundation „Pro Helvetia“ for her project „Loba Town“. From 2008-10 she was ensemble member ar Theaterhaus Jena. In
2012 she joined Theater Basel. She worked with Markus Heinzelmann, Eike Hannemann, Meret Matter, Calixto Bieito, Thom Luz,
Florian Fiedler, Niklaus Helbling, Lucia Bihler and Thomas Bo Nilsson et al.