Leah Miles is a playwright, lyricist, composer, and Teaching Artist based out of Brooklyn, New York. She holds a BA in Psychology from Salem State University and an MFA from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at New York University’s Tisch School Of The Arts. She is a member of ASCAP, The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers, NOMTI (Boston, MA), and Three Act Theatre Company. Her produced plays include Entangled (Salem Theatre Company, Three Act Theatre), Touching Loss with choreographer Clare Cook and composer Paul Castles (Acadiana Arts Center). Her produced musicals include Sunday Roaster Chicken (commission from Ugly Rhino Productions, NY), Bronx Zoo (commission from MuSE, NY), Providence: A Musical Comedy (Write Act Eastside, NY) and Little Women: The Musical Journey of Jo March (SeaStage, MA).
She has taught for The Metropolitan Opera Guild, ArtsConnection, The New York City Children’s Theatre, and The United Cerebral Palsy of New York. She is currently working with The Brooklyn Youth Chorus as an Artistic Administrator, Camp Director, Concert Manager and is part of the electives faculty.
Leah is the recipient of the 2016 Linda LeRoy Janklow Teaching Award from ArtsConnection New York. Her play Entangled received the 2016 Best Concept for a Play Award from Boston’s BroadwayWorld.com. www.leahmiles.com