Blue Knights Staff – Randi Miles (Color Guard Choreographer)
Randi Miles graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas State University-San Marcos in December 2006 where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Dance and her Teacher’s Certification for the secondary level. May 2011 marked her graduation from Arizona State University with her Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance. Randi has performed locally, nationally, and internationally.
She has made performance and choreographic appearances in Opening Door Dance Theatre, American College Dance Festival, 10 Minutes’ Max, the Promising Artists of the 21st Century (Costa Rica), Phoenix Fringe Fest, Breaking Ground, Eureka Dance Festival (D.C.), and most recently the Big Range Austin Dance Festival. Her hard work has earned her the Connie Webb Brown Scholarship for Performance & Choreography, the inaugural Karen Earl Memorial Scholarship, the Hope & Robert Heimann Scholarship, the Arizona State University School of Dance Outstanding Education Practice Award, among any others. She was a performing member with the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps (2001-2004) as well as the Blue Devils (2005) where she was awarded Rookie of the Year.
She has also taught with the Crossmen (2007-2008) and the Academy Drum and Bugle Corps (2010). Randi has worked with many color guards including Dripping Springs High School, Winston Churchill High School, Richland High School, Arizona State University, FeniX Independent, Cypress Independent from Houston, TX, and recently Axis Independent Open Class Winterguard.
She currently works full-time at the University of Texas at San Antonio as the Head of Auxiliary with the Spirit of San Antonio (SOSA) Marching Band. She is also dance faculty at UTSA where she continues to focus on developing her own technical style, unique choreography, and discovering her own personal choreographic process. This summer will mark Randi’s 6th summer to be working with the Blue Knights.