KELLY MILLERSpelling Bee Champ
Kelly is a dramaturg and Agent at Paradigm in Los Angeles. As Literary Director of South Coast Repertory from 2009-2015, she was Co-Director of the Pacific Playwrights Festival, dramaturged over 40 world premiere productions and readings, and created their CrossRoads Commissioning Project. (Program commissions included Qui Nguyen’s Vietgone, Aditi Brennan Kapil’s Orange, Carla Ching’s Nomad Motel, and Mona Mansour’s Unseen.) She has worked at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and as the Literary Manager of Long Wharf Theatre and Playscripts, Inc. Miller has consulted for the O’Neill, the Kennedy Center, PlayPenn, The Playwrights Center, Public Theater, Huntington Theatre, Berkeley Rep, and Native Voices at the Autry. She serves on the board for the Women’s Project Theater and develops new work with her company Creative Destruction. Recent residencies: Tofte Lake Center and SPACE on Ryder Farm. She is a founding member of The Kilroys, an LA-based group of playwrights and producers advocating for gender parity in the American Theater.