Mara Jill Herman is a performer, teaching artist, and writer. She frequently appears with America's Sweethearts, the all-female vintage trio. Developmental/ regional highlights include The Band’s Visit (Playwrights Horizons), Sam’s Room (Theatre Barn’s 2016 Impact Award) and Nerds (Philadelphia Theatre Company). Favorite productions include On The Town (Hildy), Rent (Maureen), Guys and Dolls (Adelaide), All Shook Up (Miss Sandra) and the international tours of Disney On Classic and Jesus Christ Superstar.
She directed and produced Stronger Than Hate: A Benefit for Tree of Life Synagogue to raise money for the Pittsburgh congregation and victims' families. Mara is a Backstage Expert and co-authored So You Wanna Be A Superstar? The Ultimate Audition Guide (Running Press Kids). She is an adjudicator for the National YoungArts Foundation and received the Young Alumni Service Award from her alma mater, University Of The Arts. She resides in New York City.