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Semaj Miller

Actor, Director, Artist
MFA, Acting
Class of 2020
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B.F.A, Acting & Political Science (minor), Syracuse University, 2009

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Semaj Miller is an actor, director, producer, and educator from Chicago. His work in Chicago includes two world premiere productions by Pulitzer Prize nominated writers, 3 Joseph Jefferson Award winning productions, and he is an Artistic Associate of Black Lives, Black Words. He has performed at Syracuse Stage, Victory Gardens, Chicago Dramatist, Black Ensemble Theatre, Remy Bumpo, Silk Road Rising, ETA Creative Arts Foundation, Redtwist Theatre, Raven Theatre, and many others. In addition to his work onstage Semaj has developed after school programs for high schools in the Chicagoland area teaching acting, poetry interpretation (often Shakespeare and Tupac in rep), and directing in underserved communities. He was an Associate Speech and Drama Coach at Thornridge High School for 6 years.

School of Drama Productions

School of Drama Productions: 
Production Role Year
The Women of Lockerbie Bill 2020
A Midsummer Night's Dream Oberon 2019
The Learned Ladies Trissotin 2019
Rutherford and Son Richard 2019
Incident at Vichy Monceau 2018
Angels in America Part II: Perestroika Joe/The Father/The Angel Europa 2018
12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs) G 2018

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Autumn 2019

Winter 2019

Autumn 2018

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