Acting; Theater; Film
M.F.A., Brandeis University
B.A., Brandeis University
Annette Liberman Miller
Annette Liberman Miller has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in Boston, many regional theaters and has been a leading actor with the Shakespeare and Co Repertory theater in Lenox, MA for 17 years. She is on the Actor’s Equity Union Liaison Board and the Screen Actors Guild and a former member of the board of the Mass. Foundation for the Humanities. She has written and produced three shows which she tours, and received an American Bicentennial Grant to do a PBS program on Women of the American Revolution. She created the role of Golda Meir in “Golda’s Balcony” by William Gibson for the Shakespeare Theater Company for which she received the 2003 Eliot Norton Award for outstanding actor as well as the IRNE (Independent Reviewers of New England) Award. Annette recently received the Ziv Cohen Leadership Award from the Boston Center for Jewish Heritage for her contribution to Jewish Cultural life. She is also a recipient of the Gann Academy Award for Excellence in the Arts and received an Excellency in Performing Arts Award from the Boston Children’s Theatre. Annette is also the recipient of a special award for her contribution to the Arts from the Northeastern Region Hadassah. She recently received the 2009 Elliot Norton Award nomination for best actress for the role of Martha Mitchell in Martha Mitchell Calling and the 2012 Florida State Carbonel Award nomination for best actress for her performance of Vi in August Osage County. This coming fall 2012 Annette will be honored by the Boston Jewish Film Festival. Annette has taught acting at the Harvard Extension School as well as privately. She received her BA and MFA at Brandeis University.
My work as an actor has afforded me an opportunity to play many different woman both fictional and non fictional. I am interested now in exploring the way Jewish women have been portrayed in theater, film, and literature. The voices out there that have shaped how Jewish women are viewed by others and view themselves. My goal is to create a performance piece based on my research.
Received the Elliot Norton Award and Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Award for Best Actress in creating “Golda’s Balcony.”
Nominated for the Carbonel Award for Best Actress in Florida for playing Vi in “August Osage County.”