Reid Miller*



Reid Miller was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. When he was ten, his family moved to Shreveport, Louisiana. He grew up there, and as a young man moved to Madison, Wisconsin. Reid’s ancestors were Scottish and Irish. Both cultures are rich with storytelling. Reid loves stories. As a boy, he painted, acted, danced, and sang in school programs. He studied theater arts in college in Louisiana and Wisconsin. In Wisconsin, he worked as a puppeteer, actor, singer, dancer, teacher, and storyteller. Reid regularly performs in schools, libraries, theaters, and a host of other venues. His hobbies include bicycling, kayaking, walking, reading, writing, and creating whimsical visual and folk art with found objects and unusual media. He has taught storytelling and puppeteering in schools and colleges and contra and social dancing throughout the Midwest. Learn more about Reid at