|Soetkin’s passion for theatre and film started at a very young age. Her first professional experience on the stage was in the Ensemble of the Studio 100 production Daens the musical in 2008-2009. Afterwords she joined KT Volharding where she became monitor of the Youth Theatre group in 2010. In 2011 she joined Theatre Asjemenu as drama teacher.
After getting a Masters degree in Theatre and filmstudies at the University of Antwerp she went to Maastricht to join in the preparation year of Drama Teacher and director at the Drama academy.
Completely bitten by the drama bug, she took numerous drama, improvisation and performance classes over the years, taught various drama workshops and became a permanent drama teacher at Villa Basta in 2012 and 2013. Since 2017 Soetkin teaches performance and drama at the Gemma Blower School of Dance.
After being on stage for nearly a decade Soetkin tried her first hand at directing in 2015 with the Sint-Michielscollege teacher production ‘Frankenstein’ which was a phenomenal experience. In 2017 she took on co-directing BATS Pantomime, Aladdin, which she enjoyed so much she volunteered to direct next years Panto Snow White and the 7 dwarfs as well. And well, three times a charm, so buckle up and get ready for the next one! Which story you ask? Just wait and see!