Bert, Norman A(llen)
BERT, Norman A(llen)
BERT, Norman A(llen). American, b. 1942. Genres: Theatre, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Choma Secondary School, Choma, Zambia, teacher and deputy headmaster, 1969-70; Messiah College, Grantham, PA, assistant professor of Drama, 1975-81; Eastern Montana College, Billings, assistant professor to professor, 1981-, member of the Graduate Faculty, for Communication Arts/Theatre Department, chair, Communication Arts Department, 1991-. Has also been an artistic consultant, director, and actor. Publications: (and ed) One-Act Plays for Acting Students, 1987; A History and Genealogy of Peter Bert, 1987; (and ed) The Scenebook for Actors: Great Monologs and Dialogs from Contemporary and Classical Theatre, 1990; (and ed) Theatre Alive!, 1991; (and editor) Scenes from Classic Plays, 1993; (with D. Bert) Play It Again: More One-Act Plays for Acting Students, 1993. PLAYS: The Planting of the Lord, 1972; And They Shall Be Mine, 1972; Dayspring, 1974; Phonecall from Sunkist, 1974,; The Bottsologuing of Miss Jones, 1975; Woolman, 1976; Jeremiah of Anathoth, 1978; Shake the Country, 1981; Post Office, 1982; Cat Games, 1982, new version titled Happy Hour at Velma's Place, 1989; Yellowstone, Hurrah!, 1982; The Dove, The Hawk, and the Phoenix, 1983; Mixed Doubles, 1986; A Visit From Harry, 1987; Pilgrimage, 1988; When the Bough Breaks, 1989; Breakfast, 1993; The Montana Times, 1989; Cowboy Serenade, or Duck Riders on the Sly, 1990; (with M. Martin) Uncross Junction, 1993; Dr. Dixie Duzzett's Delight, 1993. FILM SCRIPTS: And They Shall Be Mine, 1972; The Planting of the Lord, 1972. Contributor to journals. Address: Communication Arts/Theatre, Montana State University-Billings, 1500 North 30th St., Billings, MT 59101, U.S.A.