Deborah studied Fashion Design at Central St Martins College of Art and then worked in fashion before being lured into the theatre. She has worked as a Costume Supervisor in both Opera and Theatre.
Theatre includes: as Costume Supervisor: Julius Caesar, Philadelphia, Here I Come, Filumena (Almeida); As You Desire Me (Playhouse); King Lear (Chichester). As Costume Designer: Henry IV (Donmar). As Costume Maker and Embroiderer: Rodelinda, The Marriage of Figaro (ENO); The Tempest (Royal Opera House); Stephen Ward (Aldwych); The Seagull (National) and Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace).
Opera includes: as Costume Supervisor: Rape of Lucretia, La Boheme, St Matthew Passion (Glyndebourne); Pirates of Penzance, Agrippina, Orfeo, Salome, Alcina, Child of our Time, Trojans, Ernani, The Mikado (ENO) and Cosi Fan Tutte (Barbican).