Alina-Katharin Heipe was born in Helmstedt in 1995. She was a member of a children’s and youth theatre company in Idar-Oberstein from 2004 to 2012 and was involved in productions at the city theatre in the same town. Following this, she acted at Junge Bühne in Mainz. In 2011, she received a two-year scholarship for the proskenion–Foundation’s Youth Academy for Performing Arts which she completed alongside her school attendance. In 2014, she began her acting studies at Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” in Leipzig.
From 2016 to 2018, Alina-Katharin Heipe was a member of the Acting Studio at Schauspiel Leipzig. She became a member of the theatre’s acting company in the 2018/19 season.