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 Theatre Summer 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.
Some of Daniel’s roles include Clown I in Buffalo Theatre Ensemble's production of The 39 Steps, Paul Verrall (understudy) in Remy Bumppo's production of Born Yesterday, Brian White in Smart People directed by Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith, The Poet in An Iliad, Menelaus in Helen, Michael in Dancing at Lughnasa, King Richard in Richard III, Nestor in Troilus and Cressida, and Prior Walter in Parts I and II of Angels in America. 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 swords whenever 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.