Deby Holmes

Deby’s career spans over 35 years in many aspects of the entertainment business – Performing, choreographing, teaching, directing & producing in: stage, television, cabaret & musical theatre.

Trained in Perth (CSTD Full Teachers Diploma – Theatrical, and RAD) her career took her to venues all over the world – Spain, Japan, Monte Carlo & the USA with continuous training at Pineapple Studios (UK), The Edge (LA) and Broadway Dance Centre (NYC).

Career highlights were performing as a Rockette in the world famous Radio City Christmas Spectacular and a National US tour with Chicago, the Musical.

Living in the USA for over 17 years, Deby was resident Rehearsal Director & Choreographer with Royal Caribbean International for 11 years, directing & re-staging 22 shows.

Collaborating with Marguerite Scott Entertainment, created, choreographed & directed interactive dance events for RCCL, Celebrity Cruises & Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Deby created KRAVE perth dance agencyin October 2016 – connecting Perth talent to the global stage. KRAVE artists perform on Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines, MSC, Disney Cruise Lines and locally with Carmelo Entertainment & Boyd Productions.

Deby has had the great pleasure of adjudicating various competitions – Kwinana Dance Festival, West Dance Awards, WA Performing Arts Eisteddfod Bunbury, West Coast Dance Festival, Elite Eisteddfod, Wakakirri, IGSSA, Onstage Performing Arts, Performing Arts Festival for Catholic Schools, Enter The Stage and Country Dance Week & guest teaches at various dance studios in WA.

Currently on the inaugural dance panel of the Performing Arts WA awards, on faculty at The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and proudly part of the dance family at The Dance Workshop, Deby mentors, teaches and choreographs multi-generation of dancers in WA.