Paul Miller

Musician, Person

1962 –


Who is Paul Miller?

Paul Miller is an American theatrical lighting designer.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Miller studied music and piano performance before attending the Theatre School at DePaul University to study lighting design in 1982. He began his career in 1990 lighting for regional theatres and off-Broadway productions, including Waiting for Godot and Dan Goggin's Nunsense II and Balancing Act.

Miller made his Broadway debut as the assistant lighting director for Titanic in 1997. Additional Broadway credits as assistant, associate and designer include The Sound of Music, On the Town, Saturday Night Fever, The Price, The Music Man, The Producers, Hairspray, Little Women, Sweeney Todd, Three Days of Rain, and Company, as well as Jackie Mason's one-man outings in 2003 and 2005. His latest project is Legally Blonde: The Musical.

Since 2001, Miller has been the lighting director for the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square. He recently designed impressionist Gordie Brown's new show at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

Miller has been a guest teacher at the Theatre School at DePaul University, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Youngstown State University.

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on July 23, 2013


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