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Grace Gilmore

Grace Gilmore
Position at AIO: 
Head Cook
Number of Summers Working at AIO: 
many years
I'm from: 
Right now I live in: 
New York City
My favorite area of study is: 
Alicia Navarette
When I'm not at AIO, I spend the rest of the year: 
acting, stage managing and lighting design

Grace Gilmore is returning for her 10th summer and her 3rd as the Head Cook.  In previous summer's she has held several positions as a part time chef’s assistant, teaching staff member and Intern Coordinator. Grace graduated from Kalamazoo College in Michigan with her B.A. and from Sarah Lawrence College in NY with her M.F.A.   In the off season, Grace is an actor, lighting designer and has performed at the Kennedy Center, studied theatre in London, and taught children’s theatre and improvisation at the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre.  She spent this past year as a member of the Mercury Store in Brooklyn, working with directors to create and develop their works.  She plans to return to her acting workshop troup after Labor Day but is excited to be working and living in Maine again this summer!