Tora von Platen is primarily active as a freelance dramaturg and playwright with assignments at, among others, Stockholm's Stadsteater and Riksteatern. She has a master's degree in dramaturgy from Stockholm's Dramatic College and a file. B.Sc. in literature from Södertörn University, where she also worked as a teacher in creative writing.
At OLIKA, Tora has published the book Allan and Mike: We play that I am your father.