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Monika Varga, of Serb-Hungarian descent, was born and raised in Basel, Switzerland. At the age of seven she started training and performing jazz dance and later also hip hop. Then, in 2000, by coincidence, she auditioned for the stage play „Prinzähssinnen“ by Tom Ryser. A precondition for it was, that participants be able to dance well. Quite surprisingly, she snatched this significant role which consequently served as her entry ticket into the world of theater. In the following, she played at the Theater Basel in numerous productions directed by Samuel Schwarz, Lars-Ole Walburg, Tom Reisinger, and Vincent Leittersdorf, to name but a few. The production „Lieb Mi!“ at the Junge Theater Basel went on to perform at multiple other notable theater venues in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. As busy as she already was, she still took every spare minute to find even more acting jobs and so she was on the go for quite some time. Knowing that this was what she had always wanted, she embraced the endeavor wholeheartedly. It was her very first and only audition that got her into acting school: the renowned August Everding Academy in Munich in the following years became her place of recognition and activity. She even received the Prize For Acting which is a two-year scholarship by Migros and the Göhner Foundation. And it is the August Everding Academy where she learned from scratch how to become a professional actress. With sheer panache, Monika Varga creates her characters through great strength and out of boundless playfulness.