Caroline Heinle is a bi-coastal actor, writer and producer. She began her training at The Papermill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, graduating Magna Cum Laude, with minors in Political Science and Theater.
After studying in London, Heinle relocated to Los Angeles, where she worked in film, television and commercials, and wrote and performed live sketch comedy with the Strait Jacket Society Comedy Troupe. It is with the comedy troupe that she fell back in love with writing again.
In 2016, she relocated back to NYC to have spinal fusion surgery for idiopathic scoliosis. Throughout her treatment, she shared weekly blogs and vlogs, which gained press in the NY Post and Daily Mail. She is passionate about telling stories and the quote, "Art is made to disturb the comfortable and comfort the disturbed."
Heinle is on the Advisory Board for the nonprofit organization, Back to Healing, and her short film, WHITE NOISE, based on her journey with scoliosis, made its way through the 2023 festival circuit and is now being prepared for it's 2024 release.
Most recently, she has received 2 nominations and 2 wins for Best Actress, 1 nomination for Best Writer and 1 nomination for Best Dramatic Short Film for her work on WHITE NOISE. She has received 3 wins and 2 Best Actress nominations for her work in STILL, a psychological thriller about sleep paralysis, and 1 Best Actress in a Comedic Short win for her work in The Pinch Hitter.
Recent News and Highlights
When she's not performing, Heinle is a writer, health enthusiast and social media marketer. She is passionate about storytelling, creativity, laughing, wellness, feeling our feelings and mindful living. She enjoys soaking up culture, museums and the arts, deep-diving into psychological discussions with anyone and everyone, frequenting NYC or LA's restaurants and coffee shops, watching tv shows/movies from old indie theaters or her couch, yoga, meditation, workouts, healthy dessert recipes from her small but quaint kitchen and putting her sibling's buddy pass to good use and traveling! She'll make it to Paris eventually, in the meantime you can find her traveling the US promoting her film work, enjoying quality time with her boyfriend, or mezcal cocktails and Sunday dinners with her friends and 'fam'.
Caroline's interview with Hoboken Girl about her short film, WHITE NOISE, and its fundraising campaign.
Caroline's interview with Comedy Network Live (CNL)'s
about staying creative during the pandemic.
Caroline has received TWO wins and two nominations for Best Actress in a Drama and one nomination for Best Writer for her short film, WHITE NOISE. "WHITE NOISE" is a dramatic short film based on her blog about her struggles with scoliosis, which was shared in the NY Post and Daily Mail.
She has received THREE wins and two nominations for Best Actress in a Thriller Short for her work in STILL, a thriller based on the writer's personal experiences with sleep paralysis.
She has received ONE Best Actress win for her work in the comedic short film, The Pinch Hitter.
Caroline's poetry and microblogs can be viewed on her account: Same Coin Different Side.
Heinle recently wrapped filming a horror comedy, which is now in post-production.
A Documentary about a personal subject matter to New York City and her family... stay tuned!