Skimten Storengen was educated at the Norwegian Academy of Theatre. From 2004 to the autumn of 2010 he was a permanent employee at Rogaland Theatre, where he has interpreted in more than 20 roles. He was on leave from the Rogaland Theatre to make TV series «Ran» and «Hvaler», as well as the Rocky Horror Show at Nordland Teater with Kim Sørensen as a director, a role he was nominated to Hedda for Best Actor.
Skimten Engen has worked with Yngve Sundvor earlier in The Master and Margarita, Sladder, Frykten and Oh My God. All at Rogaland Theatre.
Skimten Storengen is employed by the Statsteatret as one of the five initiators. He plays Olav Kyrre in the Statsteatrets first production, 1066 – The battle of Stamford Bridge. Skimten Engen complicit as three sons in the Statsteatrets 1349 – The plague. In 1537 – Danish years he plays Søren.