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Millikin University - Decatur, IL

Alex Miller, Assistant Professor of Theatre
Associate Professor
Sh210G 1184 W Main St
(217) 424-3540

B.F.A. in Acting - Webster University

M.F.A. in Acting - from George Washington University

Professional Affiliations:  Actors Equity Association (AEA) Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD)


As a professional artist who has been based out of New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington, D.C., Alex Miller’s professional acting credits include, Antonio in The Merchant of Venice (Texas Shakespeare Festival), Duke Senior in As You Like It (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey - tour), Antonio in The Tempest (Arkansas Repertory Theatre), Bernard in Arcadia (The Rep Stage), and the King of France in Henry V (Heart of America Shakespeare Festival).  As a director, his credits include Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean; Brighton Beach Memoirs; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; and Lie of the Mind


As a recognized Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors, Alex has directed the violence in Romeo and Juliet, My Favorite Year, Six Characters in Search of an Author, and Sweet Smell of Success.  Inspired by the “Shakespeare Behind Bars” program in LaGrange, KY, he recently began a Shakespeare program at the Decatur Correctional Center using the works of the Bard to enhance the lives of local inmates.


Disciplines: Acting (various styles and levels), Stage Combat

Alex also directs on the mainstage and serves as the resident fight director.   

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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
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