Deby Holmes

Deby Holmes

Dance Adjudicator


Deby’s career spans over 35 years in many aspects of the entertainment business –
Performing, choreographing, teaching, directing & producing in stage, television,
cabaret & musical theatre & most recently choreographed the successful run of the
Christmas Spectacular at Crown Perth.

Trained in Perth (CSTD Full Teachers Diploma – Theatrical, and RAD) her career took
her to venues all over the world – Spain, Japan, Monte Carlo & the USA with continuous
training at Pineapple Studios (UK), The Edge (LA), and Broadway Dance Centre (NYC).

Living in the USA for over 15 years, Deby was resident Rehearsal Director & Choreographer
with Royal Caribbean International for 11 years, directing more than 22 shows.
Collaborating with Marguerite Scott Entertainment, created, choreographed & directed
numerous interactive dance events for RCCL, Celebrity Cruises & Norwegian Cruise

Career highlights were performing as a “Rockette! in the world-famous Radio City
Christmas Spectacular and a National US tour with “Chicago, the Musical!.
Deby created ‘KRAVE Perth dance agency’ in October 2016 – connecting Perth talent
to the global stage. KRAVE artists perform on Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity
Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines, MSC, Disney Cruise Lines & Bahamas Paradise
Cruise Lines.

Deby has had the great pleasure of adjudicating various competitions – Bunbury’s Performing Arts Eisteddfod, West Coast Dance Festival, Onstage Performing Arts,
Wakakirri, Performing Arts Festival for Catholic Schools, Enter The Stage, Country
Dance Week and IGSSA.

Currently on the inaugural dance panel of the Performing Arts WA awards and on faculty
at WAAPA and The Dance Workshop, Deby proudly mentors, teaches, and choreographs
the next generation of dancers in WA.


Phone: 0420 669 024