Tomke Mindner was born on 27.03.1997 in Oldenburg. After graduation in 2015, she completed a Voluntary Cultural Year at the Landesbühne Niedersachsen Nord in the field of dramaturgy. After finishing the FKJ she stayed there for another two seasons as an assistant director. During this time she worked among others E.T.A. Hoffmann's "The Sandman", an abstract-fairytale-like discussion of the subject of women's images and an analysis of the common assistant director in the institutional theater in various performative collectives and formats at the Landesbühne Niedersachsen Nord.
Since 2018 Tomke Mindner studies Applied Theater Studies at the Justus Liebig University in Gießen.