A native of Georgia , creator of The Twinkle Box, the Miss Black America Atlanta Pageant, and Owner of Georgia Whirl Productions, LLC, Miranda Childers is a force to be reckoned with . A graduate of Methodist University (BA Spanish). She studied Theatre as a Performing Arts Major at the University Of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana and with Harvard’s MXAT Theatre program in Moscow, Russia. Childers continued her education studying the Spanish Language at the University of Buenos Aires, in Buenos Aires Argentina and is currently pursuing graduate study at Harvard University Extension School. The multilingual beauty found success on stage appearing in live theatrical productions like “Ragtime,” where she played the lead role of Sarah opposite the late Lawrence Hamilton, Rosa Parks in Teatro Sea’s “Roberto Clemente Story,” understudied as Evelyn in the Alliance Theatre’s 2017 production of “Too Heavy For Your Pocket,” and her self penned/self directed work “3 Days In Savannah,” at the Manhattan Reperatory Theatre in Manhattan, New York. A former Theatre, American History, and Spanish Teacher, Childers is a consummate creative who married her love of the theatre and experience teaching to create her business Georgia Whirl Productions, LLC.
Georgia Whirl Productions, LLC focuses on telling powerful stories of often underrepresented people and topics, most recently producing the Miss Black America Atlanta Pageant and her short documentary “Mina Means Love.” Childers is a firm believer in the power of performance to help teach life skills and build confidence in children. This belief lead to the creation of the "Twinkle Box." As an advocate for the education, mentors, and the encouragement of young women and girls she also implements apprenticeship programs on all of her sets.. Altruistic, dedicated, and kind are all adjectives that have been used to describe Miranda.
In 2018 she began working with the N.O.W.S.A. National Organization for Women’s Safety and Awareness a 501 c charity who’s mission is to raise awareness about sexual assault, violence, and harassment against women & teens and prevent it. She has traveled to almost every state in the USA and and more than 7 countries internationally. Childers is also a Be The Match advocate. Be The Match is the national registry for bone marrow transplants. When asked how she maintains her positive outlook when dealing with such heavy topics, Childers replied “I think it takes a lot of bravery to tell your true story and I believe that bravery is beautiful." She continues "I encourage women to be both brae and educated. I eespecially enjoy working with children to teach them how to have a growth mindset. I want to help them learn to use their voice for a cause that they are passionate about." Childers is also a freelance writer, owner of online children’s boutique “Twinkle Baby & Kids,” and an avid adventure seeker.