Susan Marie Berg; Author, Playwright, Producer, Director, Performing Artist.

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Entertain, Inspire, Inform, Transform!

 

UPDATE:  Happy Holidays 2018!

I am an author, playwright, producer, director, and performing artist.

My creative vision is to entertain, inspire, inform, and transform our lives through the Arts.  

Credentials:  

  • Michigan State University, B.A.
  • Actors’ Equity Association, the professional stage actors union.
  • Disney Institute for Professional Development and Leadership Training.  
  • Oakland University –  Advanced Playwriting. 
  • Substitute teacher grades K-12 in five school districts. 
  • Administrative Director and Presenter of Educational Outreach Programs, Detroit Historical Society. (Detroit Storyliving.)
  • Professionally produced playwright (nine original adaptations of classic fairy tales and children’s literature.)
  • Producer/Playwright/Director of youth summer theater camps for 15 years in several school districts. 

Over a 30 year span, I have performed with Michigan Opera Theatre, Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Meadow Brook Theatre, The Henry Ford (Museum and Greenfield Village), Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Historical Museum, Agnes Scott College (Decatur, Georgia), Performance Network, JET Theatre, Planet Ant, and more.  

Best Performance Nominee:  Detroit Free Press

Best Dramatic Performance Nominee:  The Oakland Press.

My original one-woman shows based on historical characters include: 

  • The Six Wives of Henry VIII.

  • My Life as First Lady (Adams, Cleveland, Coolidge, Roosevelt, Kennedy.)

  • Motorcars, Mansions, and Melodies (Detroit 1919-1939.)

  • Marvelous Michigan Women (Kellogg, Ferber, Ford.)

My books currently seeking publication include:

  • The Elephant In Our House (a 24 page picture book on denial for grownups.) 
  • Return to Enchantment – the Wisdom of Fairy Tales (inspirational.)
  • Confessions of a Caregiver –  non-fiction personal narrative (my adventures as a private duty caregiver for senior citizens.) 

 

For programs, publishing, bookings, collaboration, networking and more,  please contact:

susanmarieberg@aol.com

Voice message service at (248) 247-5983

(sorry, no texting) 

LinkedIn and Facebook – Susan Berg

                        Mailing address:  Box 758  Lake Orion, MI  48361

 

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This entry was posted on April 3, 2016.