Assistant Technical Director
M.F.A. in Scenic Design, Indiana University
B.A. in Theatre, Western Illinois University
A.A.S. in Architecture, Illinois Central College
I. Christopher Berg joined the department in 1997. Prior to IU, he worked as Technical Director for the University Of Houston School Of Theatre. While in Texas, he also served as the Technical Director for the Houston Shakespeare Festival. He worked for OmniGroup, an exhibit company based in Houston, as one of their junior designers. There he worked with clients ranging from Exxon Chemical, Baker Hughes, to Continental Airlines. Christopher also worked a season with the Alley Theatre as their draft person.
Professionally, He has designed numerous productions for Brown County Playhouse as well as Stantons Garage, The Peer Panel, and The Crucible here at IU, Bloomington. His research interests vary from lean manufacturing and its inherent nature in theatre to the use of composite materials and techniques in scenic & properties construction. An avid sailor and member of U.S. Sailing, he is also interested in the re-introduction of current marine rigging into theatrical rigging. Christopher is a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 618.