The Witch & Director/Choreographer
As the Founder and Executive Director of Paragon Studios, Deborah has built the studio over the last 20 years to be one of the foremost performing arts studios for all ages in the Pittsburgh area. Deborah holds a BFA in Acting with a Musical Theatre emphasis from Point Park University. She has performed in or directed over 100 shows in Pittsburgh and throughout the state. Deborah was also a performer at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and has performed at nearly every major theme park in the country.
She is thrilled to be re-visiting one of her favorite roles as The Witch in tonight’s production of INTO THE WOODS. Some of her other favorite roles include: Elizabeth Proctor in THE CRUCIBLE, Morticia Addams in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Alice in THE SECRET GARDEN and Philia in A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM. In addition to her Paragon work, Deborah also works as a dialects coach for local high schools.
In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, writing, and fostering kittens and puppies for Animal Friends. She and her husband Scott have a three-year-old son and house full of pets!