Theatre instructor. Avid reader.
Name: Janis Bergmann
Age: More like “aged”…as in a fine wine.
Position at Foothill
Job Title: Instructor
Department: Theatre Arts
How many years: 35
Why I chose Foothill: The fantastic Theatre Department in particular; I had a great desire to be involved and carry on it’s reputation of excellence.
Favorite part of my job: Having the opportunity to help students enrich their lives and reach their creative goals and potential.
Favorite book: Impossible to choose -- I will say that I am a voracious reader of non-fiction books in particular, especially those exploring the health, wellbeing and creative development of the mind, body and spirit.
What I love most about Foothill: The true feel of community, all the while being surrounded by the beauty of nature and the stunningly landscaped campus.
A fun personal fact about me and/or my hobbies: I love cooking, baking, juicing and creating super healthy recipes…and the challenge of making it all actually taste delicious!
Have you taken a class at Foothill and which one(s)? Yes, several much needed computer classes.
My Major, Degree, Alma Mater and Year:
B.A. Theatre Arts, UCLA, 1980, and M.A. Theatre Arts, San Jose State University 1992.
What do you want to be when you grow up? A grown up, but never grown old -- with a continued desire to always want to be learning, evolving, playing, laughing, loving, and experiencing all that life has to offer.