Derek Herman
(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 just moved to New York and is so thrilled to be working with Acting Out. As a Teaching Artist, Derek has worked for the National High School Institute Cherub’s Program, The Chicago High School for the Arts, Northwest Children’s Theater, and Northlight Theater. As an actor Derek has worked for a variety of theaters including Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Artists Repertory Theater, Raven Theater and toured 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.

We have lots of very exciting things happening here at Acting Out! and we are equally as excited to share them with the rest of the world. From time to time we'll post news and goings-ons for our young acting community! We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!