Greg Miller

Biography

Greg is a writer, producer, teacher and writing coach who has worked with a virtual who's who of progressive comedy talent in TV, film, print, live theater and clubs, radio, audio, video and online/new media.

Greg brings his wide experience to bear in workshops and private consulting and is the author of "How To Be A Writer Who Writes: Strategies and Tactics To Start and Finish Your Book or Script". He has worked with NY Times best-selling authors, network TV showrunners and absolute beginners and he is available to work with you privately on scripts, books and other writing projects. Call 323-717-4731 or e-mail gregorymilleris@gmail.com to discuss your particulars.

He has pitched, sold, written and produced feature film and tv projects for Fox, Disney, Dino De Lautrentiis, Oxygen, MTV, Comedy Central. He's been a Story Editor and professional Script Reader for Columbia, UA, TriStar, plus other production companies and literary agencies. He also created and serves as head judge of The Other Network Comedy Contest.

He is the co-creator and founding producer of Un-Cabaret, LA's seminal alternative standup comedy show, live since 1993. He adapted and Executive Produced Un-Cabaret for Comedy Central on TV, for Sirius Satellite Radio, Comedy World Radio, on the award-winning uncabaret.com website and several critically-acclaimed audio CDs for his own indie UC Records. He has produced the show live with Julia Sweeney, Judd Apatow, Margaret Cho, Richard Larry Charles, Lewis, Carrie Fisher, Kevin Nealon, Laura Kightlinger, Jerry Stahl, Winnie Holzman, Michael Patrick King, Merrill Markoe, Jeff Garlin, Sherri Shepherd, Taylor Negron, Patton Oswalt, Jack Black, Bill Maher, Jon Stewart and many others at venues including the Luna Park, HBO Workspace, Getty Center, Lollapalooza, the Great American Music Hall, Friars Club, Highways, the Knitting Factory, and many other clubs, colleges and theaters.

Working in TV, Greg also produced Comedy Central's "Hi-Octane" with Sofia Coppola, Zoe Cassavetes, Flea, produced and directed the stand-up series "The Sweet Smell of Excess" with Margaret Cho, Michael Patrick King, Moon Zappa, others for the Recovery Network, Executive Produced MTV's talk show pilot, "The Couch" with Beth Lapides, John C. Reilly, and Andy Dick, and was Multi-Media Producer for HBO's "HBO Workshop Presents" with Greg Behrendt. He was Creative Consultant for Comedy Central/Julia Sweeney's "Pulp Comics" and Talent Consultant for the Sci-Fi Channel, Staff News Producer for the CBC, produced several independent documentaries, and has developed projects for HBO, Disney, Evolution, Oxygen, Stone-Stanley, Union of Concerned Scientists, ACLU/Court TV. Greg was also Producer of "The Coming Out Party", a concert film featuring gay and lesbian comedians telling stories about coming out of the closet, produced by Creative Light, starring Terry Sweeney, John Riggi, Bob Smith, Rene Hicks, Dan Renzi, Jackie Beat.

Greg is co-director and founder of The Comedian's Way, a writing & performance workshop that he leads with Beth Lapides. The workshop is a place for people to develop standup, essays, monologs, pitches, presentations and one-person shows. They have taught privately for over 10 years, plus at UCLA Extension, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Humber College, Improv Olympics, Bang! and other venues. Greg has also taught at the Teen Canteen, PushPush Theater in Atlanta and the NY Institute of Technology.

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