Gregory Berger-Sobeck

Lecturer in Acting

Gregory Berger-Sobeck is a graduate of Yale School of Drama in Acting. Prior to that he trained at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York City. He has studied privately with such legendary teachers as Paul Mann, Michael Howard, Kim Stanley, Nikos Psacharopoulos, and Earle R. Gister.

After working for many years in New York as an actor, acting teacher, and private coach for stage and film, Mr. Berger-Sobeck opened Berg Studios in Los Angeles in 1998. He currently teaches on both coasts; remaining the artistic director and master acting teacher at Berg Studios as well as teaching On Camera Acting at Yale School of Drama. Berg Studios alumni have been Emmy Award winners, Emmy Award nominees, acted on Broadway, and have had multiple series regular and guest star roles on television. Berger-Sobeck and his teaching have also been voted best acting class, best classical class, and best monologue coach and private coach by Backstage magazine.

As an actor, he was nominated for best actor at the Beverly Hills Film Festival and the S.O.Y.S. Film Festival for the film Persona. The film was also a finalist in the Best Short category for the Academy Awards. Guadalupe the Virgin, another film in which he starred, was named best film in the Mexico International Film Festival.

He has been a casting director and consultant and has been commissioned to direct industry showcases that have received front page coverage articles in Backstage magazine. He has taught workshops in Sydney, Australia, and Fargo, North Dakota.

New York stage credits include Come Back to the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean, The Flowing Peach, Romeo and Juliet, The Admiral Bashful, The Shrewing of Blanco Posnet, Molly, Andrew After Dark, Much Ado About Nothing, Faust, and The Colonization. Regional credits include work at Yale Repertory Theatre and Yale School of Drama: A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear, King John, Measure for Measure, Three Sisters, and A Ride Across Lake Constance, to name a few. Among his directing credits are Dolores and Sisters at the Company of Angels and the west coast premiere of John Ford Noonan's POPPS.