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Christopher Miller

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Christopher Miller

miller34@nsuok.edu

  • Professor
    Theatre

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    University Playhouse 102
    (918) 444-2794

Bio

Christopher Miller is a playwright, screenwriter and associate professor at Northeastern State University. His plays have been produced in numerous venues around the globe and have been published by Independent Playwrights Inc. and Heartland Plays. In 2008, his original co-authored script for The Association won Best Sitcom at the Arizona Film and Television Festival. His co-authored film textbook, Persistence of Vision, was published by the Kendall/Hunt Publishing company. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Arizona State University and is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. In 2019 he was named a DaVinci Fellow.

Education:

  • OtherMaster of Fine Arts M.F.A., Creative Writing, Arizona State University, 2003
  • BA, Theatre Arts , Barat College of DePaul University, 1994
Dramatic Writing/Dramturgy
Acting
History of Theatre
Scenography
Dramatic Writing/Dramturgy
Acting
History of Theatre
Scenography

Performances:

  • 2015 - 2015, Theatre - Direct play, NSU Drama (Tahlequah)
    NSU Drama
  • 2015 - 2015, Theatre - Write play, ()
  • 2018 - 2018, Theatre - Direct play, Christopher Miller (Tahlequah)
    Christopher Miller
  • 2018 - 2018, Theatre - Design (all elements), NSU Drama ()
    NSU Drama
  • 2018 - 2018, Theatre - Write play, NSU Drama (Tahlequah)
    NSU Drama
  • 2016 - 2016, NSU Drama ()
    NSU Drama
  • 2017 - 2017, Theatre - Direct play, NSU Drama (Tahlequah)
    NSU Drama
  • 2017 - 2017, Theatre - Write play, NSU Drama (Tahlequah)
    NSU Drama
  • 2018 - 2018, Theatre - Direct play, Northeastern Drama (Tahlequah)
    Northeastern Drama
  • 2017 - 2017, Theatre - Design scenery, ()

Intellectual Content:

  • Focus (Book, Non-Scholarly-New), Discovery, Published, 2012
  • Home: A Dogs Tale, a play for children (Book, Non-Scholarly-New), Discovery, Published, 2013
  • Old Sultan, a play for children (Book, Scholarly-New), Discovery, Published, 2012
  • Persistence of Vision (Book, Textbook-New), Teaching & Learning, Published, 2016
  • Persistence of Vision: An Introduction to Film Appreciation (Book, Textbook-New), Application, Published, May, 2016

Presentations:

  • A Collaborative Production Design for Jones And Schmidts The Fantasticks - Oklahoma Research Day - Tahlequah, Oklahoma - March 2015
  • A Collaborative Production Design for Jones And Schmidts The Fantasticks - Oklahoma Research Day - Tahlequah, Oklahoma - March 2015
  • Black Comedy: Designing for a Theatrical Farce Set in the 1960s - Oklahoma Research Day - Edmond, Oklahoma - March 2013
  • Creating a Story Through Improvisation - Oklahoma Thespian Festival - Tulsa, OK - February 2018
  • Developing a historically-based production design for an original Native American musical - Oklahoma Research Day - Edmond, Oklahoma - March 2014
  • Developing a historically-based production design for an original Native American musical - Oklahoma Research Day - Edmond, Oklahoma - March 2014
  • Improvisation and Ensemble Building - - Ada, Oklahoma - September 2017
  • Student Design Panel - Faces of Activism: In the Classroom and Beyond - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma - September 2015
  • Student Design Panel - Creative Collaboration - Tulsa, Oklahoma - September 2016
  • Workshop: Scenic Design Basics and Tools - Creative Collaboration - Tulsa, Oklahoma - September 2016

Courses Taught:

  • FILM APPRECIATION - DRAM 2843 - Summer 2020
  • SEMINAR IN THEATRE (C) - DRAM 4363 - Spring 2020
  • SCREEN WRITING WORKSHOP - ENGL 4433 - Spring 2020
  • PLAYWRITING - DRAM 4513 - Spring 2019
  • DESIGN FOR THE THEATRE - DRAM 3533 - Spring 2019
  • ADVANCED ACTING - THTR 3703 - Fall 2015
  • ACTING FUNDAMENTALS - THTR 3263 - Fall 2014
  • HISTORY OF THEATRE II - THTR 4733 - Fall 2014
  • THEATRE APPRECIATION - THTR 2763 - Spring 2014
  • HISTORY OF THEATRE I - THTR 4723 - Fall 2013