Deborah studied Fine Art at UCE in Birmingham, graduating with a 2:1 and the recipient of the British Airways Travel Award. Since 2006 she has worked as a theatrical designer and maker.
Design credits include: Aladdin (Stafford Gatehouse Theatre); Cracked (Sante Theatre and Warwick University); Reminiscence (Costume Designer, Jackson's Lane Theatre); Roots (Highly Sprung).
Deborah designs and makes for indoor and outdoor theatre, carnival and art installation. In 2011 Deborah moved to Northamptonshire to set up a workshop, trading as Entify, at The Royal Ordnance Depot in Weedon Bec. Entify has provided puppets, costume, set and props to CBeebies Live, The Patron's Lunch, Imagineer Productions, Graeae, Stafford Gatehouse, Mercury, Liverpool Royal Court and Harrogate Theatres among many others.