Nina Alice Miller

Nina Alice Miller

Nina Alice Miller is a playwright, dramaturg and theatrical community-builder in Denver, Colorado. She is co-founder and co-producer of Denver’s Rough Draught Playwrights: An Open Mic Theatrical Playground; co-founder of the Dirtyfish Theater collective; and has dramaturged for Athena Project Festival, the University of Georgia and the Mizel Center for Arts and Culture. Her plays include The Living (Athena...
Nina Alice Miller is a playwright, dramaturg and theatrical community-builder in Denver, Colorado. She is co-founder and co-producer of Denver’s Rough Draught Playwrights: An Open Mic Theatrical Playground; co-founder of the Dirtyfish Theater collective; and has dramaturged for Athena Project Festival, the University of Georgia and the Mizel Center for Arts and Culture. Her plays include The Living (Athena Project Festival), Nano Diving (Red Rocks Community College Western Showcase), Bullies and Friends (Mirror Image Arts, commission), Boomtown IDP (Dirtyfish Theater), and Delaware, American Herring, Real Estate and Lit Crit (And Toto Too Theatre Company). In the course of a diverse career, Nina has produced numerous scholarly articles and a book (Making Love Modern, Oxford University Press, 1999), dozens of performing arts study guides for young audiences, and scores of incidental articles and grant proposals for nonprofit organizations. Nina is a graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts and holds a PhD from Northwestern University.

Plays

  • Nomads of Disaster/Listening to Chernobyl
    As they reluctantly depart the future nuclear zone, Svetlana and Alexey take a hopeful shot at tapping into some good old American know-how or luck or whatever it is that makes their adoptive home so seemingly impervious to disaster. They try the Book Bar. They meet Ashley.

  • Fisheaters
    Life is unravelling for Barry. Not that it was ever perfect – but it was damn close. Now, with his wife gone, a ghost wreaking havoc next door, and all the kids (living and dead) acting out, even the nightly bliss of gourmet dinners, cooked up in the liberal-bourgeois utopia of a fancy shared kitchen, can’t keep the dream (or was it a fantasy?) alive. Time to face some ugly truths. Or can internet dating...
    Life is unravelling for Barry. Not that it was ever perfect – but it was damn close. Now, with his wife gone, a ghost wreaking havoc next door, and all the kids (living and dead) acting out, even the nightly bliss of gourmet dinners, cooked up in the liberal-bourgeois utopia of a fancy shared kitchen, can’t keep the dream (or was it a fantasy?) alive. Time to face some ugly truths. Or can internet dating get a guy out of any of this?