A petite 4'11" and 108 lbs - Ms Berg's most recent film project Cat City (a fantastic thriller - starring Brian Denehey, Julian Sands and Rebecca Pidgeon) is still in production and will be in theatres in mid-late 2008. For more information see IMDB - Cat City or IMDB - Marti Berg.
A petite 4'11" and 108 lbs - Ms. Berg is equally comfortable performing in the varied environments of Film, the Theatre and singing on the Operatic stage. Ms. Berg has delighted San Francisco and San Diego audiences
singing roles as varied as Minnie Faye from Hello Dolly to Serafina
from Donizetti's Il Campinello. Her stage roles are equally
varied and include both dramatic and farcical roles, such as Cherie
from Bus Stop and Maggie Saunders from Lend Me a Tenor.
Some of her other roles include:
Cherubino from Mozart's Le
Nozze Di Figaro, Adele from Strauss' Die Fledermaus,
Papagena from Mozart's Die Zauberflote, Alice from Alice
in Wonderland by Chauls, Praskovia from The Merry Widow
by Lehar, and almost all of the leading ladies from the Gilbert
and Sullivan Operettic cannon, including but not limited to: Yum
Yum and Peep Bo, both from The Mikado, Rose Maybud from
Ruddygore, Mabel, Edith and Kate from Pirates of Penzance,
Patience from Patience, Iolanthe from Iolanthe,
Elsie Maynard from The Yeoman of the Guard, Casilda and
Gianetta from The Gondoliers, as well as Josephine from
Ms. Berg has graced the stages of such companies
as the San Diego Opera, Sonoma City Opera, Opera West Foundation/
The Lamplighters, Lyric Theatre of San Jose, TheatreWorks, Stanford
Savoyards, Hillbarn Theatre, New Filmore Theatre of San Francisco,
42nd Street Moon, The Exit Theatre, Foothill Theatre among many
Ms. Berg's other engagements include vocal soloist
at Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica, Easter Services, Mexico City,
Mexico, featured soloist for Torrey Pines Opera Christmas Concert,
featured soloist for 101 California memorial at the Justin Herman
Plaza in downtown San Francisco, as well as being a featured performer
in the Opera West Foundation/ The Lamplighters of San Francisco's
many and varied potpourri concerts.
In addition, Ms. Berg was featured in both in
the stage production and as a soloist on the original cast recording
of Tea and Crumpets which won the San Francisco Bay Area
Theatre Critics Circle Award for best new musical in 1998.
Hailing originally from Colorado, Ms. Berg has
appeared with the Denver Symphony Orchestra singing in a concert
version of the Boris Godounov. While there, she
performed locally in versions of Handel's Messiah, was
awarded both first and second places in the local Solo/Ensemble
competitions as well as being awarded a place with the prestigious
All State Choir.
Ms. Berg performs many concerts and recitals and
has dazzled listeners with Musetta's "Quando me'n vo"
(La Boheme), Adele's "Mein Herr Marquis" (Die Fledermaus),
Rosina's "Una voce poco fa" (Barber of Seville), Mirelle's
"O' legere" (Mirelle) and Olympia's "Les oiseaux"
(Tales of Hoffman).
Ms. Berg belongs to AGMA (American Guild of Musical Artists)
and is a Proud member of AEA (Actor's Equity). All of Ms. Berg's
performances with Opera West/ The Lamplighters and with 42nd Street
Moon can be seen on VHS recording at the San Francisco Performing
Arts Library and Museum.