Thom Miller

Department of Drama

Associate Professor, Acting
Assistant Program Coordinator

Thom Miller

Syracuse Stage/Department of Drama Theater Complex
820 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210-1508

Thom Miller is a professional actor, singer, dialect coach, and teaching artist.

Some favorite regional performance credits include: Fly More Than You Fall (World Premiere - NOORDA Center for the Performing Arts), Once: The Musical (Northern Stage), Company (Writers Theatre), Reasons To Be Pretty (Studio Theatre); The Last Five Years (Denver Center for the Performing Arts); My Fair Lady, The Winter’s Tale, and Henry IV: Part One (Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Love’s Labour’s Lost, and Richard II (Illinois Shakespeare Festival); Hair (Prince Music Theater); Macbeth and Cymbeline (Texas Shakespeare Festival); Mad Love, Boeing Boeing, Deathtrap, I Hate Hamlet, Moon Over Buffalo, and Dancing at Lughnasa (Northern Stage); and The Music Man and Picasso at the Lapin Agile (New London Barn Playhouse). Off-Broadway: Camp Wanatachi (La Mama), Mental: The Musical (Cherry Lane), and Only A Lad (NY Fringe).

Miller received a B.F.A. in Acting from North Carolina School of the Arts and an M.F.A. in Acting from the University of Illinois, where he also received the award for Departmental Distinction. A proud member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA, he has acted in independent films, regional commercials, and skits on the David Letterman Show. For his performance work, Miller has received standout reviews in many newspapers across the country including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune as well as being nominated and receiving Broadway World Regional Awards and the New Hampshire Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor.

As a dialect coach, Thom has worked on film sets with international casts as well as on off-Broadway and regional theatrical productions.



  • M.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.F.A., University of North Carolina School of the Arts


Acting, Voice/Verse, and Dialects