Room C231 University Theatre Building
Boulder CO, 80309-0261
Bruce A. Bergner, MFA in Scene Design, University of Illinois; BA in Theatre, University of Minnesota
Associate Chair for the Theatre Division
CU faculty member since 1998. Previously Artist-in-Residence, Performing Arts Department, Washington University, 1992-1998; Visiting Faculty Artist, Department of Theatre Arts, University of North Dakota, 1991; Instructor, Santa Rosa College Professional Training Program, 1990.
CU scene design credits include Marisol, Twelfth Night, The Cherry Orchard, She Loves Me, The Grapes of Wrath, The Laramie Project, Pygmalion, The Illusion, The Skin of Our Teeth, and Love’s Labor’s Lost. Professional design credits include over 150 shows in venues across the United States. Awards include five Kennedy Center/ACTF awards for excellence in Scene Design, The James Ostrander Award for Best Scene Design of the Season, and Camera Eye and Ovations nominations for Best Design of Season. Bruce has designed locally at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Opera Colorado and the Colorado Light Opera in recent seasons.
Bruce’s designs have been exhibited at the prestigious Prague Quadrennial in Czechoslovakia, at conferences with the United States Institute for Theatre Technology and at CU’s Heritage Center Museum.
Professional Affiliations: Member: United Scenic Artists Local 829, The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, United States Institute of Theatre Technology; The American College Theatre Festival; Rocky Mountain Theatre Association.