Rick Miller

RICK MILLER is a Dora and Gemini award-winning writer/performer/director based in Toronto, Canada.  He trained in Montreal as an architect, actor, musician, playwright and visual artist, and has performed in five languages on five continents. For 3 years, Rick hosted ABC’s hit primetime series Just for Laughs, and Entertainment Weekly has called him “one of the 100 most creative people alive today”.

As artistic producer  of WYRD Productions, an internationally-acclaimed company devoted to multi-disciplinary theatre, he has created and performed shows such as Art?Slightly BentInto the Ring(co-created with Dawson Nichols), and the worldwide hit MacHomer.  Two recent WYRD Productions have been co-creations with director Daniel Brooks and Necessary Angel Theatre CompanyBigger Than Jesus and HARDSELL, which Rick recently reworked as HARDSELL 2.0.

He is also a frequent collaborator with renowned director Robert Lepage, having worked on such plays as La Géométrie des Miracles, Zulu Time (co-created with Peter Gabriel), on the film Possible Worlds, and on the 9-hour play Lipsynch. Rick is currently teaching an interdisciplinary class at U of T called The Architecture of Creativity, and co-starring in the Canadian premiere of Venus in Fur(CanStage).

He is also developing various projects in partnership with KDOONS: a solo documentary play called BOOM and a reimagining of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea, all of which involve educational, environmental and youth-empowerment initiatives. Rick lives in Toronto with his wife Stephanie Baptist and their 2 daughters.


Rick Miller - Performance: "Hardsell"

In this mile-a-minute excerpt from his one man show “Hardsell”, Rick Miller gives a critique...

Rick Miller Performs Scenes from "BOOM"

As an actor, writer and director, Canadian talent Miller has made a splash in the theatre milieu....