P. was born in Lodz, Poland.
She was the sister of actor
She completed a middle
school. She learned Yiddish through a "writer".
Even in her early youth she
participated in amateur productions, and because of her
brother's connection to the Yiddish theatre, she became
a chorus singer in the "Grand Theatre"
(Director Itzhak Zandberg), where she later performed in
episodic roles with the performers Aaron Lebedeff and
In the time of the First
World War, she became a soubrette in the same theatre
(Directors Julia Zandberg, M. D. Vaksman, Julius Adler
and Herman Serotsky), performing in a range of European
operettas, and, during the guest appearance of Ester
Rukhl Kaminska she acted as the "youth" in Bateyl's "Dos umfarshtendike meydl". Later she went over
to the Skala Theatre (Directors Adler and Serotsky),
and she performed as "Stasya" in "Di chardash-firshtin"
with Zina Goldstein.
After a long break in her
acting career, she immigrated to America and acted under
the name of Regina Berger during the 1929-1930 season as
a prima donna in Littman's People's Theatre in Detroit.