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Literary, Theatre, Visual Arts

Doug Berky Theatre

About the Artist

Doug Berky’s performances are an intricately woven fabric of several classic theatre forms: mime, mask and movement theatre, circus arts, and storytelling.  His training includes a B.A. in Drama from Furman University and study at the Dell’Arte School of Mime.  Before beginning his solo career in 1983, Doug toured as a performer and mask maker with Two Penny Circus, Montanaro Mime Theatre and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. 

Foibles, Fables & other Imaskinations (4th-10th ): Re-telling of old & ancient stories recounting common struggles throughout history & across cultures;  beautiful production with large masks and large hand-painted sets

Gems: The World’s Wisdom Stories (2nd-8th): Classic styles of storytelling from many cultures w/masks, mime, puppetry & the power of good story to introduce this collection of wisdom stories from around the world.

No Show (K-12): Doug transforms into several characters, from a gorilla to a ballerina as he explores the props & masks onstage. Students experience theatre forms of mime, mask theater, circus arts, storytelling.

Grade LevelsK-12
Maximums400 Students, 50-60 minutes, 3/day
Technical Requirements

Access to electrical outlet 

Total Fee1 performance- $716 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $1,320
School Portion1 performance- $358 / 2 performances (same day and same school)- $660