Mayke was born and raised in the Netherlands. In 2016 she graduated from the Amsterdam School of the Arts in Amsterdam, under the direction of Eddi de Bie and Gerleen Balstra. Mayke currently works as a freelance dancer, teacher and choreographer. She has danced in choreographies by Maurice Causey, Sanne Clifford, Jamie de Groot, Mats Ek, Nacho Duato and Sacha Waltz.
She has taught workshops at the Vertigo International Dance Program in Israel, the Circus Department at Codarts Rotterdam and the Universidad de las Américas Puebla in Mexico. In 2019 she developed her own productions for festival, theaters and conferences in the Netherlands.