Title

A TPQ Interview: Tim Miller on Autobiographical Storytelling

Department

Theatre & Performance Studies

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-2003

Abstract

Tim Miller has worked as a performer and writer for over twenty years. In the early 1990s, he received international recognition as one of “the NEA Four,” four performance artists whose controversial work led the leadership of the NEA to deny grant funds after approval by a peer review panel. Since that time, Miller has created an impressive body of work as a performer of autobiographical narratives speaking directly about gay issues. He has become one of the most in.uential and signi.cant voices in queer performance today. During the premier of his latest work, Us, Miller agreed to an interview with TPQ. In the interview, Miller discusses both his latest work and his general process of working as a solo performing artist.