Cristi Miles

Cristi Miles is a native of El Paso, Texas and is a theatre artist rooted in Portland, OR. She enjoys making life awesome with her husband, daughter and their 4 pet friends. She wildly enjoys teaching, and making radical art with PETE (, where this past November they concluded FRONTERIZA, a three year long project investigating Cristi’s identity in context of the recent immigration crisis along the US/Mexico border. Her work has taken her all across the Pacific Northwest and Northeastern parts of the US.

This year finds her teaching Reed, Lewis and Clark, and the University of Portland all for the first time! She has been previously seen  acting on stage with PETE; Artist’s Rep; Third Rail; Portland Playhouse; Profile Theatre; Portland Shakespeare Project; and Teatro Milagro, as well as many theatres in New England. Cristi is a founding faculty member at the Institute for Contemporary Performance and a graduate of The Oregon Center for Alexander Technique (AmSAT certified teacher).