Laura Berg

Assistant Professor
M.F.A., The Theatre School, DePaul University

Laura Welsh Berg

Laura BergAssistant Professor, Acting and Directing

M.F.A. in Acting, The Theatre School at DePaul University
B.A. in Theatre, Baldwin Wallace University


As an acting faculty member in the music theatre program, Laura Welsh Berg specializes in classical text work, improvisation training, on-camera classes and teaches business for the actor.

She has spent the last 17 years as a working actor, originally based in Chicago, but has worked all over the country.

She is a longtime company member with Great Lakes Theater in Cleveland, and sister companies the Idaho Shakespeare Festival and the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. Roles for these companies include the title role in "Hamlet," Beatrice in "Much Ado About Nothing," Vera in "And Then There Were None," Rosie in "Mamma Mia!," Viola in "Twelfth Night," Rosaline in "Love’s Labours Lost" and Mistress Ford in "The Merry Wives of Windsor."

Other roles include Richard in "Richard III," Speed in "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Marlene in "Mill Fire," and Lizette in "The Farnsworth Invention."

She is currently working on her certification as an intimacy coordinator.