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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Denise Myers 

Associate Professor of Theatre

B.A. in Theatre Arts – Santa Clara University                         

M.F.A. in Acting – University of Wisconsin at Madison                                               


Denise Myers recently completed University Professor Level 3-part 1 Certification in Margolis Method at the Margolis Method Center in Barryville, New York.  She has been studying t’ai ji with Chungliang Huang since 2002 and in 2008 accompanied him in China for a month long immersion in t’ai ji and calligraphy.  As the resident movement specialist, Denise teaches a variety of courses in movement, acting and improvisation.  Her directing credits include: Machinal, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Wonder of the World, The Living, Little Women (the musical), Six Degrees of Separation, Much Ado About Nothing, Stop Kiss, Proof, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile.  In addition to her work on the Mainstage, Professor Myers directs an annual children’s show to raise money for local charities and has directed summer youth productions for the Decatur Parks District.  Special interests include mask work, and yoga.

Disciplines:  Beginning and Advanced Movement for Actors, Beginning Acting, and Improvisation

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL