Donna Dia

Donna Dia has directed plays and musicals for professional, college, community and school productions, as well as teaching in Arts Centers in Nevada and in Vermont.

One of her favorite roles is Emily Dickinson in the one-woman play, The Belle of Amherst. Her performance has been acclaimed by critics and audiences alike.

Donna Dia answered her call to ministry in 2004 and graduated with honors from Andover Newton Theological School in 2008 with a Masters of Divinity. Her theology is expansive and inclusive!

Donna Dia was born in Boston and has lived across the US and in Europe. She has a BA from the University of Maryland (Europe) in English and Theatre and was in the Master’s Degree directing program at UNLV.

Donna Dia is an award winning actress and singer and has performed in theatre Off- Broadway, LA, regionally and in Europe. She has appeared in many TV shows, films and commercials. Donna Dia studied acting at the world renowned Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London and in the Master Class with Uta Hagen in NYC.


Donna Dia has been a pastor, spiritual counselor in hospice, sought after preacher and teacher. Donna Dia brings her gifts to churches, retreats and conferences. As well as writing and singing her songs, she creates worship services and choreographs circle dance.