Derek Herman

Educational Manager/Acting Instructor

Derek Herman is a graduate from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University where he received his BFA in Acting. He is NEW to New York, and is so thrilled to be working at Acting Out! Since moving to New York, Derek has been seen in Sleepy Hollow, the musical, Spice Rack, and Trolious & Cressida, and is signed with Bella Agency as a Commercial/Print Model.

As a Teaching Artist, Derek has taught and directed for the National High School Institute Cherub’s Program at Northwestern University, The Chicago High School for the Arts, Northwest Children’s Theater, and Northlight Theater. Derek has performed with a variety of regional theaters including Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Artists Repertory Theater, Raven Theater and toured through California with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Derek was also the founder and Artistic Director of Fearless Theater in Chicago which produced shows that focuses on the perils and the odyssey of the teenage experience.

For more information visit: www.derekRherman.com