Debra Baron

Director of Junior Musical Theatre, Interlochen Arts Camp

J.D. Howard University School of Law

Debra Baron has worked in the arts both in New York City and regionally for over 25 years. Administrative and directing credits include: artistic director Davidson Community Players; theatre arts training director Children’s Theatre Company; director of education Westport Country Playhouse (CT), director of education BlackRock Center for the Arts (MD), director of education and outreach at BoarsHead Theater (MI), artistic/managing director with the Manatee Players (FL), resident director
of Stepping Out Productions (NYC), resident director Main Street Theatre (PA) and co-artistic director BB Productions (NYC).

She has over 130 directorial credits including: HAIR, RENT, Assassins, Peter Pan, Into the Woods, Ten Little Indians, Tartuffe, The Crucible, Blood Relations, Reckless, Fifth of July, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, All in the Timing, Driving Miss Daisy, The House of Bernada Alba, The Wizard of Oz (RSC version), The Rainmaker, Quilters, Godspell, The Taffetas, Beehive, And The World Goes 'Round, Fiddler on the Roof, Annie, Pal Joey and The Complete Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged).

Teaching credits include: Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (NC), Children’s Theatre Company (MN), Imagination Stage (MD), Henry Street Settlement (NYC), Broadway Theatre Institute (NYC), Denver Center for the Performing Arts (CO), American Musical and Dramatic Academy (NYC), Stagedoor Manor (NY), USDAN Center for the Performing Arts (NY), various public schools in New York and Michigan, Lansing Community College and CUNY. Member: Actors' Equity Association (AEA), American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers (SDC).