Mareike Beykirch was born in Quedlinburg in 1986. She began her career as associate director at the Osnabrück Theatre and trained as an actress at the Academy of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig. From 2010 to 2012 she was a studio member of the Centraltheater Leipzig; after that, she became a company member at the Düsseldorf Theatre, where she appeared in <em>Kabale und Liebe, Kasimir und Karoline and Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Among others, she has worked with Schorsch Kamerun, Peter Kastenmüller, Oliver Reese, Nurkan Erpulat, Michael Schweighöfer and Christiane Pohle. Since the season 2013/2014 Mareike Beykirch is a company member of the Gorki Theatre.