Dija Henry

Dija Henry

Actor, dancer and voice artist in Indianapolis, Indiana

About Dija

Dija Henry is an actress, writer, and filmmaker based in the Midwest. She has been acting professionally for 15 years starting out in improv and then attending Purdue University gaining degrees in theater and biomechanics. It sounds like a weird pairing but it simply reflects her love of art and wellness.

Whether it's performing on stage, screen, commercials, print work and voice over, Dija brings passion, creativity and her unique perspective to all of her work.

She continues her education with the Indy Actors Academy and Classes at Second City in Chicago.

Recently, Dija published her first book "I Dare You Not to Compare Yourself to Others" and has been requested to speak at several women's events. She likes to think it's because she brings fun to everything she does.

A few of her favorite films are those that inspire the human spirit...with a little laughter along the way.

Name: Dija Henry

Lives in: Indianapolis, Indiana

Occupation: Actor, Dancer, Voice Artist and Producer


  • Lost

    Lost (2017)
    Film by Loving Life Productions Supporting A family learns what's really important when their son goes missing.

  • The Leavenator

    The Leavenator (2016)
    Film (short) by Chris Waterman (Comedy) LEAD A down on her luck middle aged woman finds herself in the middle of a company emergency when she goes in for a simple interview and ends up finding out she has more to offer than she initially thought.

  • Moving Still

    Moving Still (2015)
    Film (short) by Verexia Studios LEAD A couple tries to reconcile after they experience a tragedy that changes their world forever.

  • The Great Ophelia

    The Great Ophelia (2015)
    Film by McWhit Productions (Drama, Family and Short) LEAD A young autistic girl deals with the struggles of the loss of her mother

  • The World Upside Down

    The World Upside Down (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Actress A college dropout secretly pursues a career in visual media despite only being able to see things upside down.

  • How to Survive the End of the World

    How to Survive the End of the World (2014)
    Television by National Geographic (Documentary) Actress It's the end of the world, what will you do to survive?

  • Blinded by Love Film

    Blinded by Love Film (2013)
    TV Movie (Thriller) Actress Blinded by Love is a suspense drama film about the intensity of love and the consequences of being in love. For Nikki Henderson, there was no greater love than her feelings for senior Jacob Meyers. He was everything she wanted in a guy; but as the saying goes looks can be deceiving. Written by Brookie Nickleson

  • Between Heaven & Hell

    Between Heaven & Hell (2013)
    Television (Thriller) Actress 10 year old Maddy is saved from a car crash by a mysterious stranger with supernatural powers. She believes that he is an angel. The stranger believes he's a demon.

  • Burdens: Act I

    Burdens: Act I (2013)
    Film by Michael Noir (Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller and Short) Supporting A mysterious prisoner has arrived at the base of the world's premier super hero team. The prisoner forces out deadly secrets that impact the team and the very future of the mankind. What will you do with the choices you make?

  • Purdue Credit Union

    Purdue Credit Union (2013)
    Commercial by Villing Dija/Lead

  • Healed by Grace

    Healed by Grace (2012)
    Film by Blended Planet Pictures (Drama and Family) Supporting College sophomore Riley Adams dreams of being a world class elite dancer, believing her success can be a platform to share her Christian faith. Being raised in a single parent home, she's replaced the absence of her mother with the illusion of control, by learning to drive toward success by giving 150% all the time.. Victory in regional competition has gained her a coveted shot at the nationals, but a horrific accident brings her dreams to a halt and her illusion of control to a standstill. For the first time in her life, no amount of effort can affect change - at least not fast enough for Riley, who still believes she can recover in time for nationals. Equine therapy may help Riley gain full mobility, and true to character, Riley throws herself headlong into the process (spurred along a bit by an attractive and charming therapist). Through the process Riley develops a bond with a beautiful horse named Grace, and rediscovers her drive to succeed. Just when it seems the old Riley is ... Written by Anonymous

  • Between Heaven and Hell

    Between Heaven and Hell (2012)
    Internet by One Vision Dara/Supporting

  • Sweatpants and High Heels

    Sweatpants and High Heels (2012)
    Theater by Denise Warnsby Theresa/Lead


  • Best Actor for the role of Miranda in The Tempest


  • Second City One Person Show Workshop

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (West Lafayette, IN)

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  • Since: February 2013
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