Soufiane Chilah started his acting career at the theatre company Union Suspect before starting drama school at RITCS (Royal Institute for Theatre Cinema and sound). His first major role was Nassim in the movie ‘Black’ by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah. The movie was shortlisted in several festivals. Earlier he worked on several tv shows and movies like the movie directed by Nabil Ben Yadir ‘Blind spot’ in which he played the role of inspector Dries, along with Peter Van Den Begin, Jan Decleir, and Ruth Becquart . This role earned him a Magritte for best male debut in 2018. He reunited with Nabil Ben Yadir 3 years later in ‘Praey’ produced by 10.80 which will be released in 2022.
Soufiane is active in the performing arts of theater and made his debut with ‘Neeland’, a monologue about a refugee seeking happiness in Europe. The performance was staged over 180 times touring all over Flanders. Soufiane also made other appearances at KVS theater, Toneelhuis, NTGENT and Rotterdam schouwburg in ‘The Odyssey’, a 24h theatre marathon in which 24 actors tell the 24 books in an monologue. He appeared in other performance such as ‘The Lower Depths’ by Raven Ruel, an adaptation of Maxim Gorki’s play, ‘Robin Hassan Hood’ a Gökhan Girginol’s play., ‘Europa im herbst‘ adapted by Piet Arteuille and theater Malperthuis. Soufiane is a trilingual actor who loves to challenge himself in different types of performances, physically and emotionally.