Daniel Millhouse

Actor. Educator. Ukulele Player.

Classically trained, Daniel Millhouse has played roles from Shakespeare to Samuel Beckett to Christopher Durang to Tony Kushner, working in various theaters across the Midwest. Born in Grand Blanc, MI, he has performed in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio, Illinois, North Carolina, and Indiana.

In 2015, Daniel graduated with an MFA in Acting and Directing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has a BS in Theatre Studies from Eastern Michigan University. He has also trained with the Great River Shakespeare Festival as an Acting Apprentice, the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the TheatreSummer Workshop, Theatre Lila, and the Chekhov International Theatre School in Melikhovo, Russia. Currently, he continues to train with MICHA (Michael Chekhov Association of America), the SAFD (Society of American Fight Directors), and the Second City Training Center. As well as working onstage, Daniel has also collaborated with Tony Award winning actress Karen Olivo as her assistant director for the song cycle Fugitive Songs.

Aside from acting, Daniel enjoys playing the ukulele, teaching acting (two time recipient of University Housing’s Honored Instructor Award at UW-Madison), fighting with swordswhenever offered the chance, and working on motion capture for video games through Raven Software. He is thrilled to be a member of MICHA, SAFD (Society of American Fight Directors), and the EMC (Equity Membership Candidacy) program. Daniel is currently represented by Gill Talent Agency: GillTalentAgency@gmail.com.


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Actor's Gym Spring of 2017 Knife

Jun 4, 2017 Knife Evanston, Illinois Basic Pass

Broadsword Spring of 2017

Mar 19, 2017 Broadsword Evanston, Illinois Recommended Pass

2016 NSCW - AACW & Interns

Jul 8, 2016 Rapier and Dagger Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 8, 2016 Unarmed Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 8, 2016 Broadsword and Shield Winston-Salem, North Carolina Recommended Pass
Jul 8, 2016 Small Sword Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass
Jul 8, 2016 Quarterstaff Winston-Salem, North Carolina Basic Pass

University of Wisconsin-Madison

May 10, 2014 Rapier and Dagger Madison, Wisconsin Basic Pass
May 10, 2014 Knife Madison, Wisconsin Basic Pass
May 10, 2014 Unarmed Madison, Wisconsin Basic Pass