Stu Berg

Stu Berg

Directing Instructor & Teacher of the Year, 2007

Professional Experience:

  • Thicker Than Water – Director
  • A Dream of Butterflies – Stage Director
  • Soljers – Stage Director
  • Elijah… – Stage Director
  • J. Walter Thompson Advertising – Supervising Producer
  • Kenyon & Eckhardt – Supervising Producer
  • Theatre West – Company Director

Education & Background:

  • Bachelor of Science – University of Illinois

Stu Berg has had a long career directing more than 1500 television commercials and twenty plays. He is a member of the DGA, former Governor, Treasurer and First Vice-President of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and is a director-in-residence for the Theatre West Company in Los Angeles.

Courses Taught:

  • Directing 1 (F110)
  • Directing 2 (F210)
  • Directing: From Casting Through Rehearsals (F111a)


  • Venice Film Festival – Lion Award (Two time recipient)
  • International Broadcasting Association – Best Director (Three time recipient)
  • Los Angeles Advertising Club - Belding Award (Two time recipient)
  • Dramalogue Magazine – Outstanding Director Award


  • Directors Guild of America (DGA)
  • The Actors Studio
  • Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (former 1st Vice President, Treasurer & Governor)