Henni Jörissen, born 1986 in Hamburg, graduated from the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin. She performed in Frühlings Erwachen at the Hamburger Schauspielhaus in 2005, directed by Nils Daniel Finckh, and made her debut at the Deutsches Theater Berlin playing Selma in Gerhart Hauptmann's Die Ratten (invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen 2008), followed by Die Wildente by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Michael Thalheimer. Henni Jörissen is the winner of the O.E. Hasse Prize 2007. From 2009 to 2013 she was employed at Schauspiel Frankfurt (including Faust. Erster Teil directed by Stefan Pucher and Peer Gynt directed by Antú Romero Nunes) and from 2013/14 until 2020/21 she has been a permanent ensemble member at the Schauspielhaus Zürich, where she has appeared in Meerby Jon Fosse (directed by Barbara Frey), in Sibylle Berg's Viel gut essen (directed by Sebastian Nübling) and in Andorra by Max Frisch (directed by Bastian Kraft) as well as Grimmige Märchen(directed by Herbert Fritsch), Miranda Julys Der erste fiese Typ (directed by Christopher Rüping), Mein Jahr der Ruhe und Entspannung (directed by Yana Ross) und Schneewittchen Beauty Queen (directed by Nicolas Stemann), among others.