An award winning theater and film director, Deborah’s recent feature film, WILD PRAIRIE ROSE, premiered at Bentonville Film Festival and has been playing in festivals across the country to sold out houses spilling into second and third screens and winning numerous prizes. Deborah’s most recent work is the short film, UNINTENDED. The film features Jeff Perry, a founding member of the Steppenwolf Theater Company and co-star of the television series, SCANDAL. Theatrically, Deborah has directed over 300 professional productions across the United States for which she has received many prestigious awards including 4 Ovation awards, 16 Drama-Logue/Backstage West awards, and a NAACP Image Award citation among others. Select Los Angeles productions include NAPOLI MILIONARA at the Road Theater (Ovation award winner Outstanding Director and Best Production), Bertolt Brecht’s THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI at Theater Exchange, Deaf West Theater’s STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Ovation award Best Production), KINDERTRANSPORT starring Holland Taylor and Jane Kaczmarek at the Tiffany Theatre, DISTANT FIRES at International City Theater (NAACP Image Award Citation for Excellence), THE ACCOMPLICES at the Fountain Theater, and Edgemar Center for the Arts multi-award winning BLACK CAT CABARET.