Michele Dagavarian-Miller

Ph. 780-940-2590 or email Michele

 

What the artist does

Teaches improvisation, acting (monologues and scenes) and singing (everything from pop to opera)

 

What the artist has done

Experience working with seniors: Designed and taught Geri-Antics! for adults over 55 years of age at Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre. Instructor at South East Edmonton Seniors Association

Artistic Director/Teaching Experience: Citadel Theatre, Chrysalis - Alberta Society for Citizens with Disabilities, Edmonton Musical Theatre, McKernan and Talmud Torah schools, private voice teacher

Original Curriculae:
Acting for the Singer: Beginner and Intermediate Acting Class from Shakespeare to Mamet
Geri-Antics!: Improvisation, Acting and Comedy for mature adults
Chrysalis Musical Theatre Program: designed for students with varying abilities

Experience (selected credits in theatre, film and television): Runaways (Broadway), Fiddler on the Roof (Broadway and Citadel Theatre), Johnny and Poki (Varscona Theatre), Cosi Fan Tutti (Adams Playhouse), Mentors (CTV and Family Channel), Silent Cradle ( feature film), Probable Cause (Showtime)

 

Credentials

B.F.A Honours  

ABC Talent Development Program

Courses in educational assessment and drama in education

 

Artist comments

My mantra: Through all stages of a person’s life, knowledge and stimulation in the arts is vital for growth. I believe that it is through creativity and “play” that we reach great insight into ourselves and the world at large. In essence, it is that inner child in us all, wanting to stay out and play for just five minutes more ...

 

Updated 01/15

 

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