Theatre

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Faculty | James Madison Miller

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HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS
CABARET
CABARET
SATURDAY NIGHT
SATURDAY NIGHT
GEORGE M!
GEORGE M!
NUNSENSE
NUNSENSE: Sister Amnesia
and Reverend Mother
INTO THE WOODS: Jack's Mother
INTO THE WOODS: Jack's Mother

James Madison Miller

James M. Miller
MFA, University of Southern Mississippi
Professor of Theatre
Director/Choreographer/Costume Designer
phone: 573-882-0534
email: MillerJM@missouri.edu
office: 131-1 Fine Arts Building
mailing address: 129 Fine Arts, Columbia MO 65211-6110


James M. Miller, Professor of Theatre at the University of Missouri, has directed and/or designed over 100 musicals and plays for the University Theatre's Academic Season and the Summer Repertory Theatre and has directed and choreographed for The Arrow Rock Lycem Theatre, The Stephens College Playhouse and Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre in New Orleans. Miller's costume designs have received awards and recognition from the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri and the American College Theatre Festival.

His work has been exhibited at Lincoln Center in New York with the United States Institute of Theatre Technology National and International Exhibit of Design. Miller has had one-man exhibitions of his designs and paintings in Mississippi, Texas and at the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri University of Science and Technology), at the Performing Arts Center in Jefferson City, the Davis Gallery at Stephens College and the Ashby-Hodge Gallery at Central Methodist University in Fayette. Summer 2009, Miller will have a month-long solo exhibition of his sabbatical paintings from 2007 entitled Facing Home: Watercolors from Mississippi in the George Caleb Bingham Gallery on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus.

Recent productions at MU

direction, choreography and costume design for

  • HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS, Fall 2008, Academic Season
  • CABARET, Summer 2008, Summer Repertory Theatre
  • SATURDAY NIGHT, Fall 2007, Academic Season
  • DAMES AT SEA, Summer 2007, Summer Repertory Theatre
  • GEORGE M!, Fall 2006., Academic Season
  • NUNSENSE, Summer 2006, Summer Repertory Theatre
  • TALKING PICTURES, FALL 2005, Academic Season
  • HIGH SOCIETY, Summer 2005, Summer Repertory Theatre
  • BIG RIVER, Spring 2005, Academic Season

Courses taught, MU Theatre Department

  • Stage Movement for the Actor
  • Acting I
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • American Musicals (Musical Theatre History)
  • Theatrical Costume Design

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