Debbie Roshe has worked as a choreographer and has been a prominent dance teacher in New York for the past 15 years. She grew up in the midwest where she had Ford Foundation scholarships from School Of American Ballet. After graduating from Indiana University, she moved to New York. She was on scholarship with The Alvin Ailey School, and shortly after started working on Broadway.
She most recently choreographed Boys Cry More, a music video for the artist RESH. She also choreographed Palm Beach at La Jolla Playhouse, directed by Des McAnuff, A Novel Romance and Zona, The Ghost Of Greenbrier Off-Broadway, and Damn Yankees at the Ivoryton Playhouse. Other work includes Sing A Christmas Song at George Street Playhouse, Young Tom Edison for Theatreworks USA, “Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego?” for PBS, “The Dana Carvey Show,” “Sky Dancers,” and the 25th Anniversary Gala for Playwrights Horizons. She choreographed a new version of Diamonds in Kansas City, a National Tour of The Rocky Horror Show, and the nightclub act A Bushel of Nuts, which had successful runs in New York. Debbie has also staged numerous commercials and industrials.
As a performer, she appeared on Broadway in Woman of the Year with Lauren Bacall and Camelot with Richard Burton, and in the National Touring Companies of Song and Dance, La Cage Aux Folles, and West Side Story.
Debbie has taught advanced jazz classes at Steps on Broadway in New York for many years. She has also taught for American Ballet Theatre, American Academy Of Ballet, Yale Dancers, New York Offstage, Greenwich Dance Studio, Hama’s in LA, Naples Academy Of Ballet, Cary School Of Ballet, Dance Space in Vero Beach, and the Toledo Ballet.