Bernstein 100 Austin
with the Austin Symphony Orchestra,
Conspirare and Ballet Austin
"Hansel & Gretel"
Texas State University
"The Turn of the Screw"
Texas State University
Josh Miller has served as an assistant director for The Barber of Seville & Voir Dire (Fort Worth Opera Festival), Carousel (Glimmerglass Festival), La traviata (Wolf Trap Opera Company & The National Symphony Orchestra), Carmen (Opera San Antonio), Les Misérables (ZACH Theatre), Le nozze di Figaro & Turandot (Austin Lyric Opera), and Sunday in the Park with George (Austin Shakespeare).
Miller's most recent directing credits include Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi (Portland State Opera) The Marriage of Figaro (Virginia Tech) Carmen (Spotlight on Opera), Jesus Christ Superstar (Wimberley Playhouse), Le nozze di Figaro (University of Texas at Austin, Butler Opera Center), a double-bill of The Italian Lesson & Trouble in Tahiti (Opera Piccola of San Antonio), Sweeney Todd (Butler Opera Center), The Rape of Lucretia (Spotlight on Opera), Cesti’s Orontea (UT Early Music Ensemble), Little Women (Spotlight on Opera), and The Magic Flute (Concord University). Miller is a 2016 nominee for "Best Direction" from Broadway World.
An avid promoter of new music, Dr. Miller produced the fully-staged world premiere of Rose Made Man by Franklin Piland and Tegan McLeod as a part of 2015 Cohen New Works Festival. He also directed the theatrical premiere of Daren Hagen's Cradle Song. Miller's production of Jake Heggie's Three Decembers was chosen as a winner of Opera America’s 2015 Robert L.B. Tobin Director-Designer Showcase. He and his design team presented their production concept to artistic directors and industry professionals during a special session of Opera America’s annual National Opera Conference in Washington, DC.
See the Three Decembers design here.
Watch our presentation at the 2015 Opera America Conference here.
Read the press release here.
"the zany family’s antics zigzag over the stage and they’re FUNNY"
Read the full Oregon Arts Watch Review of Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi here.
"all of the singers delved into their characters with gusto"
Read the full Northwest Reverb Review of Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi here.
"an iconic work that has been given a smart and snappy staging"
Read the full Broadway World Review of Jesus Christ Superstar here.