ERMAN IS A DIRECTOR, ACTOR, & PLAYWRIGHT In 2011 he graduated with an MFA from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan USA. In 2010 he attended the Moscow Art Theatre School (MXAT).
He is a winner of the Louise Heck-Rabi playwriting competition in Detroit where his play, "All Kinds of Men" was produced.
Erman has directed Tim Kelly's M*A*S*H, Larry Shue's The Foreigner, and in 2016 he directed Mary Kelly in Two for a Girl at the English Theatre Berlin. In 2014 he wrote, directed and produced the short film Second Star.
As an actor Erman has played a variety of roles including Lenny in Of Mice and Men, Chief Bromden in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and Cleante in Tartuffe.
Producing Artistic Director
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny–but in ourselves."
COURTNEY IS A STAGE MANAGER. She worked as a technical assistant at the 2016 Expat Expo | Immigrant Invasion Festival at English Theatre Berlin and stage managed BERT's inaugural production of "A Christmas Carol".
After managing this spring's productions of "Two for a Girl" and "Our Hands," Courtney will be returning as stage manager for the 2018 production of "A Christmas Carol".
BERT is pleased to announce the return of Bruce Woolley as Ebenezer Scrooge in our second production of A Christmas Carol. Bruce is a graduate of John Bolton Theatre School in Melbourne and a longtime student of Dr Graham Clarke (DMus).
Bruce recently returned to Berlin from Melbourne where he performed a season of Work Show; a new piece about the world of a sewing factory, the women who work in it and the incessant commercial radio that keeps them company, a challenging performance that juggles the characters of the radio DJ and Michelle, a middle-aged Italian woman who listens to him.
Ben Maddox has been a professional actor working, on stage, screen and behind the microphone for the last fifteen years. After graduating from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama he toured the country in many educational plays for schools.
After relocating to mainland Europe he has worked extensively in Theatre playing, among others, Jimmy Porter in Look Back in Anger, a raft of scientists including Maurice Wilkins, Robert Hooke and Albert Einstein. Ben will join BERT again this season in his reprisal role as Bob Cratchitt.