Denise Myers, Professor of Theatre & DanceFACULTY/STAFF AWARD


DENISE MYERS

PROFESSOR OF THEATER AND DANCE, SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND DANCE

 

 


 

Denise Myers began teaching at Millikin in 1991. She earned her BA in Theatre Arts from Santa Clara

University and an MFA in Acting from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. In the School of Theatre

and Dance, she teaches courses in acting and directs Mainstage productions as well as Theatre for Young Audiences.

 

Several former students nominated Professor Myers in gratitude for her influence on their lives. A few nomination excerpts:
 

… Even now, 22 years after graduating, there are skills I learned from Denise that I use daily.

Nicole Poer ’99
 

I would not be where I am today without Denise … to this day, she is the most dedicated instructor I have ever witnessed.

 – Michael Meyer Maize ’96
 

… She upholds everything Millikin strives to be in the world, a place of personal development with the aim of making the world a better place.

Melissa Mulvaney ’99
 

… Denise is such a wonderful force of positivity, not just for her students’ academic careers, but for their personal lives as well. Also, she always wears FANTASTIC socks.

Emir Yonzon ’98