The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance educates the artists, scholars, educators and entrepreneurs of the future. Students are prepared with expert skills, instilled with passionate enthusiasm, and emboldened to challenge and inspire the world through the power of the performing arts.
Recognizing extraordinary excellence in performing arts entrepreneurship, leadership, and social impact, the EXCELprize will insure sustainability of festival in future years.
SMTD has partnered with the Gershwin family to bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide.
Master Electrician University Productions and Lecturer of Theatre
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Mark Allen Berg (Lighting Designer) is a lecturer in the Dept. of Theatre & Drama and master electrician for Univ. Productions. U-M: City of Angels, Oklahoma!, Parade, Candide, Henry V. Broadway/Off-Broadway: Ten years with the Nederlander Organization, including lighting designs for Romance, Romance and Broadway Bound. Regional Theatre: Jewish Ensemble Theatre: Exile in Jerusalem, Death and the Maiden; Michigan Shakespeare Festival: Othello, Macbeth; U-M Festival of New Works: Summer of '42, Hearts, Rooms; Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Greenfield Village and Meadowbrook Music Festival; Edinburgh Theatre Festival; North American International Auto Show; Dance Ensemble of Michigan; lighting director, Ann Arbor Summer Festival.
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