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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

PRESENTATIONS


Miller, R. K. (2015, August 8). The Bridge. Chicago IL

Miller, R. K. (2015, July). Dancer Palooza. Long Beach, CA

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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