Debbi Dee has earned the honor of being referred to as a “teachers” teacher. She is known as a true technician as well as Dynamic Stylist whose Energy is unsurpassed. Her expanding knowledge can be seen on platforms through out the United States and is Internationally recognized as a “Master Teacher” in Japan, France, South America and Canada. Debbi has been a guest faculty for the prestigious “Tradition In Tap” in New York, National Tap Dance Day in Dallas, St. Louis Tap Festival as well as many other tap events through out the U.S. She has held choreography positions as well as being a “Master Teacher” at Walt Disney World, Florida, and continues to do master classes within the parks with the division of American Music Days.
Debbi currently works on Convention Platforms, teaching teachers as well as students for many major dance organizations, including Dance Olympus, Dance Masters of America, Florida Dance Masters, Dance Educators of America, Dance Teacher Conference, Dance Makers and many more. She has held guest positions at OCU (Oklahoma City University), University of Buffalo, as well as numerous performing arts schools. She continues to teach at private studios giving master classes as well as private choreography. Debbi has held her own Tap Intensives in Florida, and now are being hosted in various cities nation wide. The “Debbi Dee Tap Intensive” is recognized by Dance Teacher as a higher education course for teachers.
Debbi has performed professionally as a Soloist on Broadway, Lincoln Center, Las Vegas, USO shows and Nightclubs, as well as performing on television and in movies. She has held the title of choreographer, dance captain and assistant choreographer to many Off-Broadway productions as well as Industrials, Fashion Shows, Professional & Community Theater.
Debbi Dee was HONORED with the “COVERS” of “DANCER” and “DANCE TEACHER”, and has been FEATURED IN “DANCE SPIRIT”. She has also been published with articles in “ON TAP”, DANCER, DANCE MAGIZINE & DANCE NEWS & REVIEWS. Debbi also sits on the Advisory Board of “Tradition In Tap” in New York. She was also honored for her contribution in tap education.
Her technique has been documented on her many Educational DVD’s & Written Training Aids for teachers. They are recognized by dancers as far away as Africa, Australia, Saudi Arabia and Italy. She also orchestrates CD’s for Statler Records.
Debbi has worked with some of the biggest names in show business. After directing her own dance centers in Upstate N.Y., she maintained a successful faculty position with two of the most prestigious Broadway Studios, Henry LeTang Studios and Broadway Dance Center, where she continues to be a guest faculty.
Debbi is a protege of Henry LeTang and cherishes working side by side with him. She is proud of her many students and their accomplishments as they now own studios of their own, along with careers on Broadway, Disney, Las Vegas, Rockettes, TV and World Cruises. She is currently working on a Tap Syllabus for teachers as well as a Reference Book of Tap featuring her technique.
Her professional reviews have often compared her to Eleanor Powell and Ann Miller, yet she has a magical style of her own. The DEBBI DEE TRADITION continues as she challenges herself and others to be the best they can be.
SHE IS OFTEN COPIED, BUT NEVER DUPLICATED. SHE IS TRULY.....BORN TO TAP.