Bern is a New York City-based actor, singer and teacher. In the past year, he played Stine in the NYU Broadway Orchestra's production of City of Angels at the Skirball Center (dir. David Alpert). He also performed as The Kralahome and understudied the King of Siam in the Broadway national tour of The King of I (orig. dir. Bartlett Sher, restaging dir. Shelley Butler).
Other favorite roles include: Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls, the Baker in Into the Woods, and Guglielmo in Cosi Fan Tutte. Bern also loves being involved in new works, and was recently seen in Annie Sherman's Piaf Lives, and Finding Home, an original musical featuring the music of Ricky Ian Gordon.
He has performed on three continents (Europe, North America and Asia), is an experienced instrumentalist (keyboards, guitar, ukulele) and ensemble singer (sacred choral works, barbershop, opera choruses), and has music-directed vocal performance groups.
He holds a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from NYU, and a B.A. (hon., Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Chicago.
In addition to performing, Bern maintains a voice studio in New York City and thoroughly enjoys preparing his students for auditions for Broadway, national tours, Off-Broadway shows, regional productions, and Film and TV.