Debra joined Alonzo King LINES Ballet in 1984. She has assisted Alonzo King in setting work on Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Dance Theater of Harlem and Alvin Ailey. Debra is a Master Trainer in the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®, having worked with the system for over twenty years. Debra works closely with Juliu Horvath, creator of the system, in developing and implementing the gyrotonic syllabus used all over the world. She brings special expertise to the use of the system in dance training and has created the gyrotonic curriculum for Alonzo King LINES Summer and Training Programs.