Tim Egloff was born in 1974 in Hamburg. After completing his degree in theatre in Munich, he joined the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus as a permanent member of the ensemble in 2001 and was in the ensemble of the Nationaltheater Mannheim from 2006 to 2010.
Egloff had his debut as a director in 2008. He has worked as a freelance director since 2010.
Since then he has worked as a director in Mannheim, Berlin, Stuttgart, Frankfurt am Main, Würzburg, Schwerin, Bremerhaven, Osnabrück, Dessau, Göttingen, Hannover and other cities.
His productions include the debut production of Phantom (Ein Spiel) by Lutz Hübner and Sarah Nemitz, Extremophil by Alexandra Badea, Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler and Peer Gynt, and Glaube Liebe Hoffnung by Ödön von Horvàth and The Black Rider by William Burroughs, Tom Waits, Robert Wilson.
In 2017, he staged the debut performance of Vereinte Nationen by Clemens Setz at the Nationaltheater Mannheim. This production was invited to the 42nd Mühlheimer Theatertagen Festival, Stücke 2017.
The same year, he staged the first performance of Das Heimatkleid by Kirsten Fuchs at the Grips Theater Berlin and was invited because of it to the 2018 Heidelberger Stückemarkt Theatre Festival.
He lives in Berlin.