Howard J. Millman retired as Producing Artistic Director of the Asolo Repertory Theatre in 2006 . Prior to rejoining the Asolo in 1995, he was Producing Artistic Director for Geva Theatre in Rochester, New York, Executive director of Pittsburg Public Theatre and managing director of the Asolo from 1968 to 1980.
Howard was awarded the Florida Professional Theatre Association’s Richard G. Fallon Award for Excellence in Professional Theatre, the Florida Theatre Conference Distinguished career award, the Sarasota County Arts Council’s Arts Leadership Award, the prestigious Sarasota Arts Alliance Cultural Award for 2013 and the Fine Arts Society Luminaire Award.
In a career that spans more than 50 years Mr. Millman has directed over 100 plays. Mr. Millman is currently on the Board of the West Coast Black Theatre Troupe, and is the former Board President. Howard lives with his wife, actress Carolyn Michel and their 2 cats Mortie & Rose!