Halima Henderson is a Michigan native and a PROUD Univ. of Michigan alum where she received a Dual BA in Spanish Literature and Communications Studies. Halima also holds a MA in Entertainment and Arts Administration from EMU. The NYT called her off-broadway debut a “standout moment”. Halima has performed Shakespeare in parking lots, dark comedy at HERE Arts, sketch comedy at The PIT and is a former member of the Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea Theater. Halima made her debut at Westport Country Playhouse in a staged reading written by OA’s own Matthew Greene. Additionally, she self-produced and starred in the award-winning short film Sorry. Halima has trained with The PIT, UCB, Shakespeare & Co., The Freeman Studio and Fiasco Theater Company. When not performing, you can find her learning to play her guitar “Hattie.” She is beyond THRILLED to work with the talented young artists of Opening Act and looks forward to passing on a love for the theater!

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