Femke Soetenga was born in Steinheim, North Rhine-Westphalia, and grew up in the Netherlands. There she initially studied communication science in Nijmegen, and later attended the music academy in Rotterdam, where she successfully completed her musical theatre studies. After several engagements in the Netherlands, Femke moved back to Germany, where she appeared in the ensemble and as Magda on stage in the cult musical »Tanz der Vampire«. Other leading roles in musicals such as »Chess« and or »Jekyll & Hyde« soon followed. She also works as a lecturer for singing, acting and musicals.