Before moving to head up a college Drama program, Debra was the Executive Director/Instructor of the Performing Arts Education Centre of Kingwood. At PAEC, Debra taught Theatre, Musical Theatre, and Dance to students ages 3 to adult. Using both classroom and production methods, Debra wrote a number of children's plays both for child actors and adult actors alike. Debra also has experience teaching high school theatre arts classes. Debra continues to write not only for youth audiences and child actors, but also for college/university-aged performers and audiences.
I love "talking" to my students. Start a lecture and snores will follow. Start a story and all eyes are on you.
Debra has had several original works produced in the greater Houston-area.
BA in Television/Radio Production BFA in Musical Theatre MA in Film History, Theory and Criticism Post-graduate work in Theatre History and Criticism
Debra has directed over thirty productions, ranging from the Greek classics to Shakespearian tragedies to modern American classics to original works. In addition to directing, Debra has extensive scenic and costume design experience.