Mara Jill Herman is an actor, educator, and producer dedicated to making art for social change. Her benefit concerts include RUTH SENT US, CHANGEMAKERS, and STRONGER THAN HATE. Mara was featured on CBS Mornings with the Queens Theatre Senior Ensemble for their work in Storytelling and Devised Theatre. As a soloist, she appeared at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Feinstien's/54 Below, and with the Orchestra Japan in DISNEY ON CLASSIC. Favorite productions include RENT (Maureen), BABY (Lizzie), ALL SHOOK UP (Miss Sandra), ON THE TOWN (Hildy), LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST (Maria), and GUYS AND DOLLS (Adelaide). Developmental highlights include THE BAND’S VISIT (Hebrew Singer) and SAM’S ROOM (Impact Award). She is featured on the 2022 concept album HOW TO REPAIR A MECHANICAL HEART (Kathy). Mara appeared in the international tours of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and BOB MACKIE’S BROADWAY. To date, Mara has won 40 grants for her work including the CITY ARTIST CORPS GRANT - Creative Public Engagement. She is a Teaching Artist for City Center and New York Theatre Workshop. YOUNGARTS Winner in Musical Theater and Young Alumni Service Award from UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS.  @marajillherman

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