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Rhonda Miller

Clinical Associate Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Performing Arts

Location
  • @New York City
Office Hours
New York City

Biography


Rhonda Miller (Director of BFA Commercial Dance Program) She was a founder and co-owner of L.A.'s premier dance studio, The Edge and was the leader for many years of its convention business, L.A. DanceForce. . Her work has also been seen in commercials and industrials for such Fortune 500 companies as Apple, Chrysler, Toys R Us, Warner Brothers and Exxon-Mobil. She recently choreographed MARY POPPINS, CATS and ANYTHING GOES. She holds her BFA from the University of Utah and her MPA from Oklahoma City University

Education


Master of Performing Arts , Oklahoma City University , Oklahoma City, OK , 1985
Directing/Performing Arts

Awards and Honors

  • Dance Educators of America, July 05, 2014 - Lifetime Achievement
  • New York Musical Theater Festival, October 17, 2008 - Outstanding Choreography
  • Oklahoma City University, April 1, 1998 - First Dancer/Choreographer to be inducted in Oklahoma City University Hall of Honor

ARTISTIC AND PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITS

Chicago, The Musical
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Potsdam, New York

Sister Act
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Mainestate Music Theater/Brunswick, ME

Curtains
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] The Wick,, Boca Raton, FL

Mary Poppins
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Arkansas Repertory Theatre,, Little Rock Arkansas

Cinematastic
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] International Performers ,, Princess Cruise Lines, Beverly Hills, CA

Hairspray, Little Shop of Horrors
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Suny Potsdam Community Performance Series,, Potsdam, New York

Rescue Rue
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Off Broadway Production,, New York City

Cats, Anything Goes
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Suny Potsdam Community Performance Series,, Potsdam, New York

Broadway Nights
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Celebrity Cruislines performers,, Celebrity Cruislines, Miami, FL

Apple Industrial
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Los Angeles Hired Performers,, Los Angeles, CA

Something Cloudy Something Clear
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Tennessee Williams Festival ,, Provincetown, MA 2011

The Parade
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Tennessee Williams Festival ,, Provincetown, MA

Nickelodeon Upfronts
[Dance - Interdisciplinary work(s)] Performers from around the US,, New York City, NY

Chicago, The Musical
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Mainstate Music Theatre,, Brunswick, Maine

AFI Awards starring Catherine Zeta-Jones
[Dance - Choreograph piece] Hired dancers from Los Angeles,, TV LAND, Los Angeles, CA

RENT
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Skylight Theater,, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Young and the Restless
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Television Actress ,, CBS Television, Los Angeles, CA

ALL SHOOK UP
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Maine State Music Theater,, Brunswick, Maine

General Hospital
[Dance - Choreograph multiple pieces] Emmy Award winner Kimberly McCullough,, ABC Television, Los Angeles, CA

Food Network Television Commercial
[Dance - Choreograph piece] New York City, NY

Chrysler " Do the "Buckle" Commercial
[Dance - Choreograph piece] Los Angeles, CA, NYC New York

Toys R Us
[Dance - Choreograph piece] Los Angeles, CA

1-800-ASK USPS
[Dance - Choreograph piece] Los Angeles, CA

Morton Gould's Tap Dance Concerto
[Dance - Choreograph piece] Irving Texas Symphony,, Dallas Texas

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Poverty Awareness Week [Other], October 6 2015
    Directed "Flash Mob" event for Pace Univ. Mayor DeBlasio, President Friedman, Kerry Kennedy, Univision present
  • Podcast Go [Internet], November 15 2009
    Co-created, wrote, individually choreographed and starred in my own podcasts to inspire and teach all different levels of a dancer to “Discover Their Greatness”. Discover Your Greatness Through Dance Reflection of a Dancer starring Broadway's Curtis Holbrook IPod Playlist Swivel Tap 5,6,7,8 AGAIN!

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers [Member] , September 01 , 1993
    Member since 1993 of the union that represents Directors and Choreographers for the entertainments industry.
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