ABOUT

MILES

Comedian Miles Burnett is an albino homosexual living in Harlem, NY.  He is known for his candid personality, his graphic stories and his show no shame attitude that keeps audience members on the edge of their seats. Miles draws inspiration from his life- the stories, the people, and the bullshit that make-up his world also make-up his material. Miles has performed at comedy clubs like the Stand, New York Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, The Village Underground, The Comedy Cellar, Stand Up NY, and many more.


 

Miles Burnett is also an actor, writer, and teacher who grew up in Binghamton, NY. He is the oldest of five children and is the only child in his family that isn’t adopted.  As a child, Miles acted in community, school and regional level productions before attending boarding school as a musical theater major at The Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick, MA. While attending Walnut Hill, Miles performed leading roles in many school productions, including annual New York City Gala’s at Carnegie Hall and was a soloist at Lincoln Center. 

Miles spent the summer of 2009 as a member of “The Cherub Program” at the National High School Institute at Northwestern University, where he was a student in both the Theater Arts Division and the Musical Theater Extension Program. (Cherub 23)

At eighteen he auditioned for and was accepted to the renowned acting conservatory, Circle in the Square Theater School, on Broadway in New York City.  At “Circle”, Miles had the privilege of studying under teachers such as Alan Langdon, Jacqueline Brooks, Terese Hayden, Andrea Haring, Edward Berkley, and B.H Barry.

Since graduating from “Circle” in 2012, Miles has worked as a teaching artist at Prospect Theater Company, PS 11 Elementary School, and with NYS Public Schools. He was a founding member of the Mad & Merry Theater Company, an off-broadway theater company that creates devised theatrical experiences aimed at shifting audiences’ perspectives on societal issues including gender equality, rape, and various economic and racial barriers that effect people around the world.