Professionals, are just amateurs, who never gave up.
— someone who knows

A native of Hershey, Pennsylvania, Berly was extremely involved with both local and state organizations.  During High School, she was involved in sports and theatre, landing leading roles in HHS as well as HCT productions.  During her senior year, she was accepted into the Harrisburg Arts Magnet School for Journalism, which led to an anchor spot on Youth Perspective, airing on Channel 27 News and a Field Reporting spot on Channel 40 for Elizabethtown College. 
After high school, Berly went on to Penn State University where she majored in Theatre (Acting) and minored in both Business Management & Kinesiology.  During college, Berly initiated a second season by founding One-Act Theatre with co-producer Kat West.  One-Act Theatre garnered rave reviews and loyal audiences and raised funds for Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids.  She became a company member of the outreach theatre group University Park Ensemble (UPE) as well as a company member of improve troupe Spontaneous Combustion.  Berly also enjoyed performing each weekend with a leading acapella group called The TrebleMakers, who were even broadcast on 103.1.  She was cast in several productions including: Irina- Three Sisters, Sybil- Daisy Pulls It Off, Meg- Crimes of the Heart, Eliante- The Misanthrope and Joanna- It's Called the Sugar Plum... The summer before her senior year, Berly was cast in her first film, and her first leading role on camera, as Kirsten Lewis in Kirsten's Crossing.  After her senior year, she was honored with the Manuel Duque Award for excellence in, and dedication to, acting!    She graduated Penn State with honors in 1998 and was cast as Catherine Simms in The Foreigner, her first equity contract. 

After a short stint in Baltimore, Berly headed for NYC, where she hit the ground running and earned leading roles in plays and musicals, like Last Call, The Tattered Green and many more. One comedy was even performed at the exclusive Friar’s Club. During her 5 ½ years in NY, Berly appeared in several films and television shows, as well as numerous industrials. She also appeared on several fashion runways for designers like Payal Singhal and Alex Teih. However, her first real break occurred during her second year in the city, when Berly was cast as the host of a new media production called TaxiVu. TaxiVu was broadcast in over 400 Taxis, reaching about 12,000 people each day. After a final year in NYC, where the focus turned to industrials and hosting, Berly decided to get back to her roots and take her talents to LA…