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Department of Music and Theatre

Matthew Miller, MFA

Associate Professor
Musical Theatre

Matthew Teague Miller is an Associate Professor of Theatre, Program Coordinator for the Musical Theatre BFA, and Theatre Division Head.  He received his BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), and MFA in Directing from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.  Currently he serves as Vice President of Musical Theatre Educators’ Alliance, the largest international organization for Musical Theatre Professors.  He is a frequent contributor to the popular theatre website, where he published the popular articles “A Professor’s Recipe to Musical Theatre Stage Presence”(opens in new window) and “What is a Theatre Critic’s Actual Job(opens in new window),” both of which have been adopted by Theatre Professors around the country as required readings.

Matthew is a Member of Actors’ Equity Association and has appeared as Oscar in The Odd Couple, Marcellus in The Music Man, Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and many others.  Additionally, Matthew spent three years touring with the Broadway production Les Miserables, and was a member of the original China cast. 

As a Director, Matthew’s work has been seen at Timber Lake Playhouse, Triad Stage Upstage Cabaret, and the George Street Playhouse.  In addition, he spent five years as Producing Artistic Director of Clinton Area Showboat Theatre, an Equity Theatre company in Iowa.  At the Showboat, Matthew directed the Iowa premieres of Disney’s Newsies and The Bridges of Madison County, along with many other productions.

Of all the roles he is most proud, none are more important and fulfilling as the role of “Dada” to Mattingly and Eddie James, and “Husband” to Jami.

Portrait of Matthew Miller, MFA
Division Head for Theatre
Musical Theatre
Virtual Office Hours

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Thursday - 9-11am

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Course Instruction
  • THEA 150 Foundations of Drama
  • THEA 302 Musical Theatre Rehearsal
  • THEA 354 The Literature of Musical Theatre