Amissa Miller

Amissa Miller


Professional Overview: 

Amissa Miller, assistant professor in the Performing Arts Department, received her MFA in dramaturgy and script development from Columbia University. She has worked as a new play dramaturg at The Huntington Theatre Company, The Women’s Project, and Ars Nova. Amissa’s writing has been read and produced at the BlackStar Film Festival, Fade to Black Festival, and 365 Women Festival. She has also worked as a teaching artist in various youth and community spaces. Amissa taught most recently at The University of Texas at Austin, where she also trained students to present workshops about interpersonal violence prevention. Her interests include black diasporic theater, theater for social justice, theater with and for young people, audience studies, and new play development.  Amissa will direct "This is Modern Art" in November 2019 at Saint Mary's College.

School of Liberal Arts » Ethnic Studies
School of Liberal Arts » Performing Arts: Music, Dance and Theatre
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