Congratulations to our newest Artistic Associate!

Pride Films and Plays is happy to announce that director Derek Bertelsen has joined our Artistic Associate team.

Derek Bertelsen, Artistic AssociateDerek Bertelsen has directed Next Fall, Doubt (AstonRep Theatre); The Dinner Party, God of Carnage (BrightSide Theatre), You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Wilmette Center for the Arts); and assistant directed Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Bailiwick Chicago) and RACE (Goodman). He’s also an annual guest director with Timber Lake Playhouse in Mt. Carroll, Illinois, where credits include Love, Sex & the IRS, Red Herring, Boeing-Boeing, and Monty Python’s Spamalot. Other regional credits include August: Osage County, God of Carnage (New Ground Theatre in Davenport, IA), Honest Abe! (Little Theatre on the Square in Sullivan, IL) and The Glass Menagerie, Assassins, Misery, and both parts of Angels in America (The Green Room Theatre in Rock Island, IL). Previous credits with Pride Films and Plays include directing readings of Pig, Mr. Teddy, Sand Man, Welcome to L.A. and The Children’s Hour.