Debra Berger is a Minnesota based performing artist, vocalist, director and collaborator. On stage, she has worked with Theater Latte Da (Ragtime), Ordway Center for Performing Arts (The Sound of Music), Park Square Theatre (Johnny Baseball), and Walking Shadow Theatre Company (The Coward), among many others.
Debra received her Masters in Theater Arts with an emphasis in directing from the University of North Dakota. Her diverse directing portfolio includes Peter Stone’s Will Rogers Follies, Antonin Artaud’s Spurt of Blood and everything in between.
Her collaborative work has primarly been with Minnesota artist Emily Michaels King, which includes the 2013 Minnesota Fringe favorite Hello Stranger, the 2015 encore-achieving To The Moon, the 2016 hit, Lewis/Clark and the 2017 critically acclaimed play, Amimus. Debra is also a co-owner and producer of the Twin Cities Horror Festival, a live performance festival focusing on the horror genre.
Born and raised on the plains of Montana, Debra’s individual artist work targets state history, familial undercurrents, audience interaction, music and nature. Debra aims to eliminate gender blockades in casting and promote women in the arts.