Associate Professor

B.F.A. - Acting - Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University

M.F.A. - Classical Acting - Academy for Classical Acting

Professional Affiliations:  Actors Equity Association (AEA), Society of American Fight Directors (Advanced Actor Combatant), Shakespeare in Prisons Network. 

Mr. Miller has been at Millikin since 2008 where he teaches all levels of acting as well as stage combat.  In addition, Alex directs on the Mainstage, serves as resident Fight Director, and is founder and artistic director of Shakespeare Corrected. 

Shakespeare Corrected’s mission is to bring undergraduate students together with incarcerated and disadvantaged populations to collaborate and create a theatrical experience intended to inspire transformation and redemption in students, participants, and their families. 

As a professional artist who has been based out of New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington, D.C., his professional acting credits include, Antonio in The Merchant of Venice (Texas Shakespeare Festival), Duke Senior in As You Like It (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey - tour), Antonio in The Tempest (Arkansas Repertory Theatre), Bernard in Arcadia (The Rep Stage), and the King of France in Henry V (Heart of America Shakespeare Festival).  As a director, a few of his credits include Macbeth, Measure for Measure, The Tempest, As You Like It, Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Lie of the Mind.  As a recognized Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors, he has directed the violence in Romeo and Juliet, My Favorite Year, Six Characters in Search of an Author, as well as other productions.  He lives in on a small farm in Hammond with his wife Angie, two children (Aidan & Miranda), and dog (Grace).