Grace Slear is a native Philadelphian who made their professional debut in Footloose (Urleen) at the Kennedy Center’s Broadway Center Stage. Other professional performances include ensemble and lead cover (Mary Lane) in Reefer Madness: The Musical Workshop and Reading of the new work musical BlackBox (young Sophie). They are an Associate faculty member with the international arts education organization Broadway Dreams. Educated at The Center for Performing and Fine Arts in West Chester Pennsylvania and The Boston Conservatory at Berkeley. As a youth performer, they danced at The Academy of Music with the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Mann Center with The Rock School for Dance Education.