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Elise Miller
Education Résumé
Phone: 678.446.2756 | Email: [email protected]
WEBSITE: eliselorrainemiller.com
5247 Red Cedar Drive, Apt. 1, Fort Myers, Florida 33907
Career Objective
To teach students of all ages to enjoy, appreciate, and create
theatre in a variety of styles, disciplines, and focal areas;
utilizing theatre as a means to teach valuable life skills and
common core standard.
Columbus State University, Class of 2014
Columbus, GA
Teaching Experience
GPA: 3.99
BFA Theatre Performance and Directing with Teacher
2 Year Meisner Training with Larry McDonald
Lessac Trained with David Turner
Directing with Kate Musgrove
4 Years Vocal Lesson with Emma Neumeister
Dynamic Dance – Florida Repertory Theatre
Spring 2015
Ages: 4 – 7
Lead Teacher
Fostering creative movement, ensemble, and beginning dance. Using
creative movement as a springboard, students begin to explore
characters, speed, tempo, and beginning moves/combination.
Audition Workshop – Florida Repertory Theatre
Spring 2015
Ages: 10 – 14
Lead Teacher
Audition technique, critiquing audition material; Instilling direction and
choices in young actors; in a group format students present pieces
amongst each other and are then give feedback and are allowed time to
apply, improve, and fine tune choices.
Florida Repertory Theatre Winter Camp
Winter 2014
Ages: 7—12
Teaching Artist
Assisted with tasks, games, and activities in the classroom; Cycled through
four classes: theatre, dance, art and music. Classroom management skills,
transitions, correcting and modifying behavior.
Springer Theatre Academy
Summer 2014
Ages: 8 – 12
Co – Teacher
Collaborated with a team of teachers and one lead teacher for the Middles
Program; Taught Voice and Movement, Improv games, team-building,
rehearsed songs, taught collaboration, creativity, and expression.
Wynnton Arts Academy
Spring 2014
All grades: K ─ 5
Student Teacher
Teaching, co-teaching; Collaborated, created/adapted lesson plans;
Teaching a variety of lessons to K-5: Juggling, Puppets, Book Lessons,
Rehearsing shows, audience etiquette; Teaching two Specialty Classes:
Drama Tech, Acting and Improvisation
Veterans Memorial Middle School
Spring 2013
Grades: 6 ─ 8
Theatre Practicum: 90 Hours Observation
Co-teaching; Lead games fostering improv, ensemble, and scene work skills.
Carver High School
Spring 2012
Grades: 9 ─ 12
EDUC 2130: 30 hours Observation
Richards Middle School
Fall 2012
Grades: 6 ─ 8
SPED 2256: 30 Hours Special Education Observation
St. Anne Pacelli
Fall 2010
Grade: 12th Grade Acting Class
Teaching Artist – Lead Teacher
Beginning Improv; Focused on establishing general rules, ensemble, basic
improve skills, through games and beginning scene work.
Honors and Awards
2014 ─ Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Columbus State University
2014 ─ Dr. Leon Lapides Memorial Scholarship
2010 - 2014 ─ Dean’s List Columbus State University
2010 - 2014 ─ Theatre Angel’s Scholarship Recipient
2010 - 2014 ─ Shea Barnett Memorial Scholarship Recipient
2013 - 2014 ─ 2 --time Nominated KC/ACTF
Semi-Finalist in 2013
Stage Acting
Florida Repertory Theatre ─
Irene Ratliff
Dividing the Estate
Dir. Robert Cacioppo (2015)
Actor 4 u/s
Around the World in 80 Days
Dir. Mark Shanahan (2015)
Melanie/Courtney u/s
Nina/Cassandra u/s
Play 2 – Wicked Witch
One Slight Hitch
Dir. Chris Clavellie (2015)
Dir. Robert Cacippo (2014)
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
The Story of the 3 Little Pigs†
Dir. Lauren Sale (2014)
Journey to Oz†
Dir. Jason Parrish (2014)
Columbus State University ─
Gertrude McFuzz
The Illusion
Dir. David Turner (2013)
Seussical the Musical
Beggars in the House of Plenty
Dir. David Turner (2013)
Dir. Larry McDonald (2013)
Dreaming Wide Awake
Where’s My Money?
Dir. Chris Freeman (2012)
Dir. Larry Dooley (2012)
Dir. Abby Blankenship (2012)
Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom
Dir. Kate Musgrove (2012)
Dancing on Broadway
Dir. Becky Becker (2011)
Dir. Jacqueline Kappes (2011)
Dir. Richard Frazier (2010)
The Circle Ensemble Theatre ─
Dir. Mirla Criste Thompson (2012)
Dad’s Garage ─
Imrpov Member
Dad’s Garage Improv Outreach
* Indicates KC/ACTF nomination
†indicates touring show
Dir. Eve Krueger (2010)
Directing Experience
Various classes in Directing, including: proscenium,
thrust, in the round, and Theatre for Young Audiences.
Experiences in directing audition material, scenes, oneacts, and full length production.
Split in Three
Florida Repertory Theatre 2015
Columbus State University 2013
Columbus State University 2013
Advanced Directing
Various Scenes
Columbus State University 2012
Directing 1
Various Scenes
Columbus State University 2011
Assistant Director
Senior Project
One-Act Festival