Amanda Erin Miller is an NYC-based writer, comedian and actor. She is the creator of four solo shows including How To Suffer Better (SOLOCOM at The People’s Improv Theater); Camp Smile Power: Curing Anger One Smile at a Time, which was featured in Time Out New York (SOLOCOM, Midtown International Theatre Festival, PortFringe, Bad Theater Festival), Edith Shlivovitz: 85 & Still Alive (SOLOCOM, The Magnet Theater), and One Breath, Then Another: An Interactive Yoga Show (San Francisco Fringe Festival, PortFringe, Rochester Fringe, San Diego’s School of Healing Arts, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, The Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City, Dixon Place, and Third Root Community Health Center.) One Breath, Then Another began as a memoir, excerpts from which have been featured in Freerange Nonfiction, Underwired Magazine, Om Times, Love Your Rebellion, Runaway Parade’s print anthology and So Long: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance, a memoir anthology. The memoir was published in February 2013 on Amanda’s own Lucid River Press (http://amzn.to/1FA8iqj).
Amanda is also the co-creator of the two person comedy, Please Don’t Let Me Die Alone which ran for five years near Valentine’s Day in NYC at The Tank, The Magnet Theater and The People’s Improv Theater. For over four years, Amanda has curated and hosted the series Lyrics, Lit & Liquor at HiFi Bar in the East Village and for three years, she co-hosted the comedy variety show, Comickaze Comedy Hour at The Parkside Lounge on the Lower East Side. She has performed her original comedy characters at bars, theaters, and cabaret venues in New York City, New Orleans, and San Diego. She studied sketch comedy writing at The People’s Improv Theater and improvisation at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York and Los Angeles. Amanda holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing from The New School and a BFA in Acting from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She grew up in San Diego, California and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Find out more at www.onebreaththenanother.com.