Curriculum vitae

Nicki Miller


Directing and Aerial Choreography

2014- 2017 Co-Creator/Director, ASYLUM (Only Child) NYC premiere NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts with Circus Now: International Contemporary Circus Exposure

2015- 2017  Co-Creator, Director. Story Hour (Only Child) New Victory LabWorks Program

2016 Guest Rehearsal Director, Co-Choreographer (Acrobatic Conundrum, Seattle, WA)

2014 Aerial Choreographer/Aerial Co-designer, The World is Round (Ripe Time, BAM Fisher) NYC

2013-present Artistic Director, Co-Founder of Only Child Aerial Theatre Company

2013 Aerial Choreography Holland America Cruise Lines “Starry Night”

2013 Aerial Designer Symphony of Shadows (Rachel Klein Productions, Dixon Place) NYC

2012 Aerial Designer Devil In The Hole (dir. Jen Wineman, Dixon Place, House of Yes) NYC

2010-2011 Producer/Curator Sky Box Monthly Variety Show (14 shows) NYC



Theatre/Aerial Performance (Also as Choreographer)

2016 Le Compte D'Ory, Flying Nun, Loft Opera, The Muse Brooklyn, dir. John de Los Santos

2016 CIRCUS SESSIONS (Toronto) Aerial Performer, Collaborator Femmes du Feu, Harbourfront Centre, dir. Adèll Nodé-Langlois

2016 No Holds Barred, Guest Aerial Artists, Dixon Place NYC

2016 Santa Barbara Floor to Air Festival, Guest Performer (Aerial, dance), SBCAD, Ninette Palomma

2016 Story Hour, Woman, aerialist Only Child, The Muse Brooklyn NYC

2016 Groupmuse MASSIVE NYE: Bach Concertos, Featured aerialist, Groupmuse, The Muse Brooklyn

2015 ASYLUM,  Nurse,  Only Child, Burning Coal Theatre, Raleigh NC

2014 ALICE,  Guest Aerialist, The Slipper Room NYC

2014 Contemporary Circus Arts Festival of Toronto, Guest Performer (Aerial) Anandam Dance

2013 Symphony of Shadows, Aerialist/Dancer, Rigging Design, Dixon Place NYC, dir. Rachel Klein

2012 Devil in the Hole, Witch (Aerialist), Rigging Design, Dixon Place NYC, dir. Jen Wineman

2011 Showgasm! Aerialist,  Ars Nova NYC

2011 Who Would We Be? , Woman #1 Only Child, Circus Warehouse NYC

2011 Mad Girl’s Love Song, Lover Only Child, Circus Warehouse NYC


Awards and Honors

2017 Creative Residency/Apprenticeship with Olle Strandberg at Cirkus Cirkör in Sweden

2016-2017 New Victory LabWorks Artist with Only Child Aerial Theatre

2016 Resident Artist Santa Barbara Floor to Air Festival

2016-present Certified Functional Range Conditioning ® Mobility Specialist

2015 Brooklyn Arts Council Local Arts Support Grant Recipient

2014 Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Fund Grant Recipient

2014 Invited Performer Contemporary Circus Arts Festival of Toronto

2008-present NASM Certified Personal Trainer

2007 Bachelor of Sciences in Drama, Syracuse University Magna Cum Laude


Aerial Instruction/Teaching

2016 Millbrook School (Millbrook, NY) Intercession Instructor: Co-teacher/curriculum developer for week long aerial theatre program for high school students

2015-16 Guest Teacher Burning Coal Theatre, Cirque du Vol (Raleigh, NC)

2016 Triangle Yoga (Chapel Hill, NC), Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Dance (Santa Barbara, CA)

2014-present Substitute/Guest Instructor Circus Warehouse NYC

2011- present Aerial Silks/Rope Instructor at The Muse Brooklyn NYC

2011-2014 Aerial Silks Instructor Sky Box, Brooklyn NYC