About Eliza Miller
My background is steeped in a passionate love of drama, theatre, performing and poetry. I always loved being in the school plays when I was younger and was often accused of being a bit of a show off! After gaining my LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) grades and medals and a short stint at the National Youth Theatre in London, I was convinced that I would one day become a famous actress… The only problem being that I was quite a lazy teenager. I didn’t want to have to audition endlessly – hoping instead that I would be stopped in the street by Ismail Merchant or Kenneth Branagh and be offered the lead role in their next major film!
Sadly, this never happened and I began a career in magazine publishing in London during the heady Eighties instead! When I returned to Norfolk eleven years later, my first job was to help Paul Hands in the Auden Theatre at Gresham’s School, where I had spent a very happy two years in the sixth form. I then taught Drama at Beeston Hall School before having my two children – returning there a few years later to teach Speech and Drama for a while.
I have been teaching from home and at both Gresham’s Prep and Senior Schools over the past sixteen years, where I continue to teach now. I also organise drama workshops for groups of children during the school holidays – please contact me if you would like to find out more.