TWO-TIME WINNER OF THE ELEANOR FROST PLAYWRITING COMPETITION FOR EXCELLENCE IN WRITING 2020-2021 YOUNG PLAYWRIGHT IN PROCESS
Savannah S. Miller (she/her) is a writer of poems and plays and everything in between. A strong believer in the power of words, she considers herself an inventor and agitator, and her art a means of activism.
Savannah's writing aims to center the narratives of women and LGBTQIA+ communities, as well as raise awareness about mental health and invisible access needs. She is currently working with Playhouse on the Square in Memphis as an Associate Company member for 2022-2023.
In addition to writing, Savannah is a graduate of Dartmouth College and has acted in several productions, including Theatre: A Love Story (Women's Theatre Festival, 2021);The Sweet Science of Bruising (Dartmouth College, 2020); and A Chekhovian Cabaret (CRASH Theater Co., 2019). She has developed works with the New York Theatre Workshop and CRASH Theater Co. As an arts educator and arts advocate, Savannah has fulfilled positions with various artistic institutions, such as the Smithsonian's Discovery Theater, the Stratford Festival, the Women's Theatre Festival, and the Virginia Theatre Association. She was also one of two selected by Young Playwrights' Theater to be a Young Playwright in Process for 2020-2021.
Outside of the arts, Savannah is obsessed with Jane Fonda, the color yellow, and telling puns and "dad" jokes.