Blake Miller is originally from Dayton, Ohio and Anderson, Indiana. He moved to Colorado in 2005 and attended high school in Highlands Ranch where he started performing in plays and musicals for their theatre department. He began taking dance classes under the direction of Professor Jane Slusarski-Harris at Colorado State University where he switched from Theatre and declared a Dance major. He has studied dance under faculty members Carol Roderick, Judy Bejarano, Amber Mazurana, and Melissa Corr. He has also had the privilege of taking master classes by Nathan Montgomery, Pilobolus, Tommy Parlon, Gabriel Mason, Ailey II company, and Richard Wacko. He has been able to perform excerpts from the Nutcracker, as well as learn variations from Don Quixote. He has also had the opportunity to perform original works by Gabriel Mason, Jacob Mora and Richard Wacko. Along with performing in dance productions, he has also belonged to ensemble casts of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Evil Dead: the Musical, and Orestes 2.0. He has also choreographed over 10 choreographic works at CSU, which two have been selected to be performed in faculty concerts.
He has spent the last three years performing at Tracks Nightclub in Denver under the choreographic direction of Sebastian Mazur and continues to back-up dance for various events there. He also has performed under local Denver rapper Asiel and has danced at main stage Denver Pride fest in 2011 and 2012. When he is not in rehearsal, he currently spends his week nights at Studio West Performing Arts Center teaching teen to adult ages in contemporary and jazz funk techniques. He also had the opportunity to co-choreograph the contemporary play Orestes 2.0 by Charles Mee and choreograph Alice: the musical by Eric Prince.
Blake aspires to be dancing and performing professionally, within either the commercial or concert realms. He would love to have a chance to see the world and go on tour with performing artists, musicians, and visionaries. He also hopes to continue creating movement and art professionally. One of his big long term goals is to own a performing arts company which fosters originality and the unusual.