Kenny Miller is a freelance designer and director who was for many years Head of Design/Associate Director at the Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow and Associate Artist: Designer for the Sherman Theatre, Cymru.
He has worked in Theatre and Opera both nationally and internationally, designing and directing for many companies such as: Royal Court Theatre London, Royal Shakespeare Company, Oxford Stage Company, Hampstead Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Palace Theatre Watford, Greenwich Theatre, Bush Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Tron Theatre and Dundee Rep Theatre.
He has won three Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland for: Scrooge (Best Production), Smoking With Lulu (Best Technical), and A Little Bit of Ruff (Best Ensemble). He has also won the Manchester Evening News Award for 10 Rillington Place (Best Designed Production).
Recent design credits include the stadium production of The Steamie at SCE Hydro as well as directing/designing the UK’s first all-female pantomime Cinderfella. Other credits include Witness for the Prosecution (directed/ designed, Dundee Rep), And Then There Were None, Face, Jacquoranda, directed and designed April in Paris & And The Beat Goes On (Perth Theatre), The Chooky Brae by Daniel C Jackson (Borderline Theatre & National Tour) and directed and designed Daniel Getting Married, Snout, The Seagull, Company Policy, Romeo and Juliet and Don Giovanni for Oran Mór’; designed Born Bad and directed and designed Pinocchio for Scottish Youth Theatre and Harold and Maude and Days of Wine and Roses for Theatre Jezebel of which he is a founding member.
Additional design work includes Cuttin’ A Rug (Citizens’ Theatre & Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), The Weir, Bird (& Royal Exchange, Manchester), The Dolls – Abroad (National Tour); A Doll’s House & Romeo and Juliet (Sherman Cymru); The Tin Forest (National Theatre of Scotland), Macbeth & Blithe Spirit (Perth Theatre), In An Alien Landscape (Beacon Arts Centre) and The Man Who Lived Twice (Arches Theatre) for Bird’s of Paradise Theatre Company both of which toured Nationally, The Snaw Queen, Sleeping Betty (& Directed), Miracle on 34 Parnie Street, Peter Panto and the Incredible Stinkerbell (& Directed), Cannibal Women of Mars, Aganeza Scrooge, Plume, Mister Merlin’s Pure Panto Magic, Flo White and Valhalla! (Tron Theatre), Casablana: The Gin Joint Cut for the Tron Theatre, Edinburgh Festival & National Tour, Marilyn for the Citizens’ Theatre & Royal Lyceum Edinburgh, Staircase by Charles Dyer (Tron Theatre), Clockwork an adaptation of an original work by Phillip Pullman for Visible Fictions and Scottish Opera, Lark, Clark and the Puppet Handy and The Ushers (Raindog/Tron Theatre), Douglas Maxwell’s new musical The Bookie (Cumbernauld Theatre & National Tour), A Steady Rain, Doubt: A Parable and the UK Premiere of Autobahn also co-directed & Lady M: His Fiend-Like Queen, (Theatre Jezebel/Tron Theatre), Tartuffe, Fuenteovejuna and Lysistrata (Classic Cuts at Oran Mór’), Ya Beauty and the Beast, Betrayed, From the West Bank, and Address Unknown (Tron Theatre), Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off and Our Teacher’s a Troll (National Theatre of Scotland), Proof and Tam O’Shanter (Perth Theatre).