Denise is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, Ca.
She has been designing and creating costumes and custom clothing for more than 25 years.
Dense has extensive experience in designing for live theatre, film and dance. As head designer for the Omaha Playhouse, she was responsible for overseeing the design and production of 5-8 shows per season. While living in Los Angeles, Denise worked as a senior designer and developer for AGRON Inc, a liscencee of ADIDAS, while also maintaing a freelance design business.
Among her credits, she was commissioned to design Marilyn Quayle's gown for the 1989 Inaugural Ball, selected as Official Couturier for the AK-SAR-BEN Coronation and Ball in 1992, and awarded the Bob Mackie scholorship at FIDM in 1988.
Denise currently lives in Nebraska with her 2 daughters and animals. She maintains a freelance business specializing in costume design and photo styling.