Grace Herman-Holland


Grace Herman-Holland is a New York City-based applied theater artist, director, deviser, and teacher. She makes interactive, genre-bending performances with her company, The Woolgatherers, and teaches theater throughout the city.

Recent directing includes Romeo and Juliet (MITU 580), Eyes of a Blue Dog (Dixon Place), Genesis 22 (Governors Island), and Revel’s End (Cap 21). Grace has also worked at Ars Nova, HERE Arts Center, SITI Company, the Grotowski Institute, and the Kyoto Art Center. She’s a member of Dance Japan, a nihon buyo (Japanese dance) company, a 2018 Fresh Ground Pepper BRB Resident Artist and a member of the 2018-2019 SDC Observership Class.

Grace works in applied theater with the Stella Adler Outreach Division. She’s also involved with social justice work at the New Sanctuary Coalition and GallopNYC. As a teaching artist, Grace has worked with preschoolers, young children, and teens at the Phoenix Theater for Children, the Davis Center for the Performing Arts, and Oddfellows Playhouse.  She also teaches English and Spanish to children and teens in NYC.

For Grace’s directing resume, click here. For Grace’s teaching artist resume, click here.