A Bit About Denise
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 30 years.
Denise 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 product developer for AGRON Inc, a liscencee of ADIDAS, while also maintaining a freelance design business.
Among her credits, she was
commissioned to design Marilyn Quayle's gown for the 1989 Inaugural Ball, and
selected as Official Couturier for the AKSAR-BEN Coronation and Ball
in 1992, 2019, and 2021.
In 1988, FIDM awarded Denise the Bob Mackie scholorship for the 3rd year advanced design program.
Denise currently lives in Nebraska with
her 2 daughters. She maintains a freelance business specializing in
custom clothing and costume design including bridal, evening, theatre, dance, skate, and rodeo.