Kyra Miller is an actress, writer and singer; born, raised & living in Brooklyn.
Most recently, Kyra played Rebecca in Rags at Theaterworks Silicon Valley (directed by Robert Kelley, 2017; San Francisco/Bay Area Critics Circle nomination for Best Actress in a Musical). She was recently featured in an article in American Theatre about being a parent in real life while doing regional theater.
Other professional acting credits include: Tina Landau’s production of The Time of Your Life at Seattle Rep and A.C.T. in San Francisco (co-production with Steppenwolf), The Light in the Piazza at the Philadelphia Theater Company with Joe Calarco (Barrymore nomination for best ensemble), A Chorus Line at the 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle, Biography off-Broadway at the Pearl Theater in NYC, and The Man of La Mancha (New Orleans, Big Easy Award for best actress in a musical), as well as roles at the Westport Country Playhouse, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and Portland Stage Company.
As a storyteller, Kyra made her Joe’s Pub debut with Chosen (a piece about Russian depilatory workers, retirement and baseball), with Matt Ray on piano. New York Magazine called her work "...a Philip Roth short story come to life (if Philip Roth were a stunning woman)."
She has also performed her work at the Cornelia St. Café, the Irondale Center, and the Metropolitan Room, and with Women of Letters at the Bell House. Her newest piece, concentrating solely on the music of Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, debuted at Pangea in November 2016, directed by Barb Jungr.
In New York, she has appeared at HERE in works directed by Hélène Lesterlin and Meiyin Wang, and at Dixon Place, DTW, the Bushwick Starr and 100 Grand. She is a founding member of the neo-vaudeville collective The Fabulists, and a former company member of The Woodshed Collective, with whom she was part of the creative team workshopping the immersive piece Aggressive, Depressing, Party & Mom. She also contributed writing to Fornicated from the Beatles (Oberon/A.R.T. – Emerging America; Public Assembly, NYC, directed by Mikhael Garver).
MFA, University of Washington. Member AEA.
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OPERA: “I Want Magic,” from “A Streetcar Named Desire,” André Previn. With Matt Lobaugh on piano, Scorca Hall.
MUS THTR: “Almost Real,” from “The Bridges of Madison County,” Jason Robert Brown. Matt Lobaugh on piano, Scorca Hall.
Tiny excerpt of Knoxville: Summer 1915 (Samuel Barber). Berlin. https://vimeo.com/140998935
PUPPETRY — BLUEBEARDGASLIGHT:
Excerpt, BlueBeardGasLight. So-Fi Festival, June 2019. Westbeth.
Excerpt, Blue Beard Gas Light. Finding the secret chamber and scrubbing the key: https://vimeo.com/296780190
Rehearsal, Blue Beard Gas Light. Scrubbing the key. https://vimeo.com/296338300
Rehearsal, Blue Beard Gas Light. Exploring. https://vimeo.com/296338302