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PAST PERFORMANCES

Edmonton Fringe 
Edmonton, Canada
Aug 16-26, 2018
Pittsburgh Fringe
Pittsburgh, PA
April 6-8, 2018

The Unofficial Upper East Side EdFest             Ryan's Daughter, NYC

Oct. 2017. Feb 2018. 

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh, SCT

Aug 3-27, 2017

East To Edinburgh Festival

59E59 Theaters, NYC

July 13-21, 2017

SOLOCOM

The People's Improv Theater, NYC

November 2016

Amanda Erin Miller (Writer, Performer) is a NYC-based writer, character comedienne, and actor. She has toured several Fringes with her solo shows How To Suffer Better (Edinburgh Fringe, Pittsburgh Fringe – Best Actress Award Winner), Camp Smile Power: Curing Anger One Smile at a Time (PortFringe) and One Breath, Then Another: An Interactive Yoga Show (San Francisco Fringe, PortFringe, Rochester Fringe). Amanda has performed her solo shows and character acts throughout NYC: SOLOCOM for which she was featured in Time Out NY (The People’s Improv Theater), The Dream Up Festival (Theater For The New City), The Midtown International Theatre Festival (Jewel Box Theater), The Stagecraft Festival (Manhattan Repertory Theatre), The Upright Citzens Brigade Theatre, The Magnet Theater, Dixon Place, The Secret Theatre and The Tank, among others. She has also performed her work in New Orleans (Ugly Dog Saloon) and San Diego (School of Healing Arts). For over five years she has hosted the literary and music series, Lyrics, Lit & Liquor on New York’s Lower East Side at Bar 2A, HiFi Bar and Parkside Lounge. Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Freerange Nonfiction, Cratelit, Runaway Parade and more. In 2013, her memoir One Breath, Then Another was published on Lucid River Press. She studied sketch writing at The People’s Improv Theate, improvisation at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, and clown/physical comedy with Hilary Chaplain, Carol Lee Sirugo, and John Towsen. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and a BFA in Acting from NYU.

Carol Lee Sirugo (Director) is a physical comedienne/clown, actor, writer, and improviser.  She has toured the Canadian Fringe Festival Circuit many times with her new plays. In 2011 her dark-comedy, The Hysteric, was a BEST of FEST winner at the Winnipeg Fringe.  In 2012, she brought back her critically-acclaimed comedy, This Town (Media Choice Award 2002, Saskatoon Fringe). Carol has appeared in many theater productions in NYC, most notably, 29th St. Rep.’s Off-Broadway hit High Priest of California, which received rave reviews in The New York Times, The New Yorker and Time Out. She has also performed in Pip’s Island (3-Legged Dog), Clown Play (FringeNYC), the Commedia dell’Arte play Rat Bastards (Dixon Place), the Panto play Dick Whittington (Dixon Place), Metro (Bushwick Star). She has performed solo and duo clown/physical comedy acts throughout NYC: the New York International Clown Festival (Brick Theater), NY Downtown Clown Revue (Dixon Place), Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show (Dixon Place, Galapagos), Move It! Festival (HERE Arts Center), Voice for Vision Festival (Theater for the New City), Laugh Out Loud Comedy Festival (Emerging Artists Theatre), Cirque-Off and the Comedy in Dance Festival (Triskelion Arts). She has studied clown with David Shiner, Kenny Raskin, Jango Edwards, Aitor Bausauri (of Spymonkey) and the New York Goofs.  She has studied Commedia dell’Arte with Antonio Fava, and mime with Gregg Goldston. Carol has starred in the comedy indie feature film, Creating Karma and the Buster Keaton-esque comedy short The Ridiculous Romantic. Carol teaches Comic Gold clown workshops in NYC.

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