Maia Henkin has experience performing on camera and Off-Broadway. In New York, she was a company member of the Drama Desk award-winning Flea Theatre (under Jim Simpson and Sigourney Weaver). She also performed at the renowned Lynn Redgrave Theatre, the Player's Theatre, Access Theatre, Shetler Theatre (Obi winner, Don Nigro, premiere), Littlefield, The Tank, and at Columbia University among many others.
In Washington, D.C., she performed at the MacArthur and 48-time Helen Hayes award-winning Woolly Mammoth Theatre.
She performed with Landless Theatre Company where she gained positive recognition in the Washington Post for her gritty portrayal of a "prostitute with perspective." Link here.
Her film credits include: OUTLIaRS (nom. for Best Actor Male or Female at SoHo Intl FF, view trailer here), It's All In My Head (Amazon Prime, dir. Alyssa Michek), Vial (dir. Emmy-nominated Sonja O'Hara, premiered at Santa Barbara Film Festival, view trailer here), Narrow (dir. Anna Chazelle, premiered at Fantasia Film Festival and is now on AMC's Shudder), Little Cuts (premiered at HollyShorts FF, trailer here), Quinceañera (SXSW dir. Angelique Molina, WIF Insight Fellow), I Miss Us (BFI alum dir. Roth Rind, Santa Fe International Film Festival "Audience Choice Award" winner, view trailer here) among others. She is SAG Eligible.
She has training in Lee Strasberg and method techniques with Elizabeth Kemp (The Actor's Studio, acting coach for A Star is Born).
Advanced On-Camera Acting at Margie Haber Studio (coach for Brad Pitt, Halle Berry, Tiffany Haddish, among many others).
Film acting with Adrienne Weiss (Sundance director, acting coach for Girls, Damages, and 30 Rock among others).
Shakespeare with Nick Hutchinson (RADA, director with Royal Shakespeare Company, resident director at the Globe).
Shakespeare and voice with Drama Desk award-winner Claire Warden and Sybille Bruun-Moss (Shakeapeare and Co.)
Improv and clown work with Cookie Ewing (Ostrander and Gyneka award-winner).
In addition to acting, she is a trained singer (mezzo soprano) and has trained with Carole Blankenship (President of the NATS).