Sketch Block, KL Says Goodbye
Amanda Erin Miller is a writer, actor, yoga instructor and massage therapist. Amanda created and performed the solo comedy, Edith Shlivovitz: Eighty-Five and Still Alive for The People’s Improv Theater’s Solocom Festival and then performed it at The Magnet Theater and once again at The PIT. She also co-created the two-person comedy Please Don’t Let Me Die Alone, performed at The PIT’s Sketchfest, The Magnet Theater and The Tank.
In January 2013, she published her memoir, One Breath, Then Another on her own Lucid River Press. Excerpts from the memoir have been featured in Freerange Nonfiction, Underwired Magazine, Om Times, Love Your Rebellion, So Long: Short Memoirs of Loss and Remembrance, and Runaway Parade’s online magazine and print anthology. Her writing has also appeared in The Rumpus, UC Riverside’s Cratelit, and Having a Whiskey Coke With You. Amanda adapted her memoir into an interactive solo theater piece, called One Breath, Then Another: An Interactive Yoga Show, about her experience studying yoga in India, in which she invites the audience to move, breathe, meditate and chant throughout the performance. She has performed the show at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, Theater for the New City, Dixon Place and Third Root Community Health Center. She co-hosts and books the series Comickaze Comedy Hour and Lyrics, Lit and Liquor at The Parkside Lounge. Amanda holds a BFA in Acting from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School. For more information, visit http://www.onebreaththenanother.com.
Don’t miss the funny next Wednesday at Under St. Marks.