Elle Millar is an educator, performing artist, and arts administrator originally from Mont Vernon, New Hampshire. She has varied experiences as a performer in both musical theater and opera. Ms. Millar holds a bachelors in music performance from Hofstra University and masters in education from Rivier University and business administration from Western Governors University.
As an opera singer, Elle performed numerous roles, including Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro, Madame Pernelle in Tartuffe, and Empress Ottavia in L’Incoronazione di Poppea. In musical theatre, she became known as a comedic belter with a wide range. Her onstage roles include Ursula from The Little Mermaid, The Sour Kangaroo from Seussical, Meredith Parker from Bat Boy, Audrey II (The Plant) from Little Shop of Horrors, and The Witch from Big Fish. Offstage, Elle has served as a director, producer, music director, choreographer, stage manager, and assistant stage manager for numerous companies.
Elle comes to Peacock Players after a long history as a teacher in both Nashua, NH and Providence, RI. Most recently, Ms. Millar was the director of the drama program at Pennichuck Middle School, where she was also a teacher. Before joining the staff of Pennichuck, Ms. Millar was teacher at Trinity Academy of the Performing Arts in Providence, RI, which is a performing arts charter school.
In 2021, she was a New Hampshire Fellow with the New Leaders Council, a nonprofit dedicated to training the next generation of transformational leaders across the country. Elle’s experience in the nonprofit sector includes Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley, where she served as Teen Programming Director; Power Scholars Academy, a joint summer school program through the YMCA and Nashua School District, where she worked for three years as a teacher and acted as a manager for a year; and as a marketing volunteer for Stepping Stones. Elle also has years of volunteer experience with various animal rescues.