Lien Wildemeersch (°1983) studied Germanic Languages (Dutch/German) at KULeuven University, obtained a certificate in Philosophy and completed her teacher training. She continued her studies at the Ghent Conservatory (now KASK), where she graduated cum laude at the Drama Department.
Her graduation project ‘Manson/Mensen’ was selected for the International Theatre School Festival in Amsterdam, where Lien received the Kemn-A-ward for Best Actress.
Since 2010, Lien has been a member of the NTGent ensemble, one of Belgium’s major theatre companies. At the NTGent, she participated in various performances, directed by amongst others Luk Perceval, Ivo van Hove, Johan Simons, Peter Verhelst, Wim Opbrouck, Marijke Pinoy and Michel Schröder. 2014 marked the start of her 4.48 Psychosis project, written by Sarah Kane, directed by Jan Steen and performed in English. She has toured with this monologue ever since.
Next to theatre, Lien has also been involved in several short films and some Flemish television series.
Upcoming feature films in which Lien will be starring, are 'Mette' by Esther Rots and 'Nocturne' by Viktor van der Valk.
Lien is also a skilled dancer and musician. She was trained in ballet, jazz dance and tap dance and plays piano, cello, harp and accordion.
Recently, she has taken up voice acting as well.