Grace McLean Chaperone Marie


is an actor, singer and writer. Broadway: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 (also Off-Broadway and ART). Other New York theater includes In The Green (LCT3), Alice by Heart (MCC), Brooklynite (Vineyard), Bedbugs!!! (Arclight), The World is Round (BAM), Sleep No More (McKittrick), Twelve Ophelias (Woodshed Collective), Hell House (St Ann’s Warehouse), La MaMa Cantata (La MaMa). She was a headlining performer and vocal instructor at the SingStrong a capella festivals in DC and Chicago in 2014, and she has had two artistic ambassadorships with the US State Department touring Pakistan (2015) and Russia (2018). As a writer, Grace has developed work at CAP21, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Goodspeed, The Orchard Project and The PITCH and her first original musical In the Green was produced by Lincoln Center Theater in 2019. Grace received the 2017 Emerging Artist Award from Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and is a 2018 MacDowell Colony Fellow. Her band Grace McLean & Them Apples performed in both the 2015 and 2016 Lincoln Center American Songbook series. They have released 2 EPs, “Make Me Breakfast” and “Natural Disaster,” and are looking forward to releasing a full-length album this year.