Debõrah V. Hughes

hughesvdeborah@gmail.com

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HIGHLIGHTS OF DANCE EXPERIENCE

Teaching Experience in Stretching, Strengthening,Conditioning,

Hip Hop, Modern, Afrobeat, Improvisational, Stage Presence and Performance

Performance Experience in Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Hip Hop, Improvisational, African Dance ,ASM ,ACD and LCD

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Janelle Monae/Dancer/Director Alan Ferguson

Roman Gian Arthur/Bonnaroo festival/ TN

Roman Gian Arthur/Afro Punk/NYC

Roman Gian Arthur/Movement Specialist

Sandy Redd/Choreography /Designer

Tyler Perry/Wardrobe and Costume

Black Nativity/Dancer/Actor/Director Robert Corner

Mali, West Africa/Dancer/Chor. Omelika Kuumba

Level 3:16 Tour/Choreographer/Creative Director. Deborah  Hughes

Impact Atlanta/ New Orleans/Choreographer/Creative Director  Deborah  Hughes

T.Lang Dance Mother/Mutha/Costume Designer/Chor. T. Lang

T.Lang Dance Comp Post Up/Dancer/Chor. T. Lang

Sho Baraka/Dancer/Chor. Deborah Hughes

Destination Imagination/Choreographer/Creative Director Deborah Hughes

About Him/Choreographer/Creative Director  Deborah Hughes

Ballethnic Dance Company/Dancer/Chor. Nena Gilreath Waverly T. Lucas, II

Luke G./Dancer/Chor. Dominique Olagbegi

Good & Bad Hair School Daze/Dancer/Cho.Rob.A.Myers Director Tina A.Fears

Axam Dance Theatre/Dancer/Chor. Dawnn Axam

Black Nativity/Dancer/Actor/Director Thomas W. Jones II

Flux/Dancer/Director Nick Cade

Salt/Dancer/Actor/Director  Aku Kadog

NBAF/Doxology/Dancer/Actor/Director-Paul Carter Harrison/Chor. Dianne Mclntyre/Music Director Dwight D. Andrews

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Drama with a Concentration in Dance Major, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
Associate of Arts: Fashion Design, Bauder College,
Deeply Rooted, Chicago, IL

 

THEATER / VENUES PERFORMANCE

Kelly Strayhorn Theater

G.O.A.T Farm

Southwest Arts Center

Fox Theatre

Tucker Theater

Paul Roberson Theater

Woodruff Art Center

Ferst Center For the Arts GT

Thalia Mara Hall

Township Auditorium

Dr. Phillips Cente

Dance BIO Debõrah Hughes

If life in dance could be defined, it would be embodied within Debõrah.  She was born in Orangeburg and raised Greenwood in South Carolina to an artistic family that creatively influenced her love for the arts. She was exposed to everything from dance, fashion, music and drama. From those experiences growing up she knew this was something she wanted to do all her life. That is when she coined the phrase ARTrepreneur meaning pursing the business of Art. She has danced for various artists and companies from around the world, allowing her to travel with her craft. Please see a few of her accomplishments below:

Concert Stage

  • Ballethnic Dance Company
  • Deeply Rooted Dance Company
  • PH Dance Company
  • T. Lang Dance Company
  • Axam Dance Theatre

               Artist

  • Luke G
  • Mali Music
  •  Sho Baraka
  • Janelle Monae
  • Roman GianArthur
  • Level 3:16
  • Sandy Redd
  • IMDJKB

Film and Theatre

  • Dianne McIntyre
  • Paul Carter Harrison
  • Dwight D. Andrews
  • Nick Cade
  • Aku Kadogo
  • Movie/King Bolden
  • James Portier
  • Being Mary Jane
  • Survivor’s Remorse
  • Vampire Diaries
  • NBAF

She is active in the community as a youth dance instructor and freelance life coach. She has worked with Hands On Atlanta who develops low-income areas of Atlanta. She likes to think of herself as an independent philanthropist that builds people through her Art. Teaching them to obtain and maintain the confidence they’ll need to dance through life. She is very detailed in her observation and assessment of items and people. Debõrah says, “I love to interact with people from all different facets of life, as well as being able to handle multiple personalities. I enjoy trying different things and if called upon, I don’t mind speaking my opinion. I’m always looking to expand my love in dance.