Deborah Jones has been teaching at Darlo Drama for 15 years and is one of Sydney's leading acting teachers working in film, television and also in the corporate world.
Deborah gained a Diploma of performance in 1995, the inaugural graduating class of the Actors College of Theatre & Television. Since then Deborah has not only worked as an actor but also as a director, producer and teacher.
Her acting credits are numerous, some of which include for TV: The Twelve, Last King of the Cross, Doctor Doctor, Top of the Lake, China Girl, Redfern Now, A Place to Call Home, Love Child, Rake and Murder Call.
For Theatre: Albion (Seymour Centre) Macbeth – the installation (Barestage Theatre) Affliction (Legs on the Wall) Stalking the Bogeyman (Old Fitz) The Killing of Sister George (King St Theatre) Mother Clap’s Molly House (New Theatre) Apples & Pears (Old 505 Theatre) and Baby With the Bathwater (Bondi Pavillion) which she also produced. Other producing credits include most notably, the critically acclaimed Hungry (Stables Theatre) which she also commissioned and appeared in.
Another producing highlight was gaining sponsorship from the Breast Cancer Association for Tissue (Tap Gallery) which she also directed.
Other directing credits include Little Miss Sunshine (New Theatre) Scarecrow for Sydney Fringe 2018, Nell Gwynn (New Theatre) Cosi and Wind in the Willows (Haven Theatre) The Women (New Theatre) Televention (King Street Theatre) 4Play at Slide for Mardi Gras 2011 and many productions for AFTT and Darlo Drama.
Deborah has also worked extensively in the corporate arena. Working as a Sydney based roleplayer to support training and assessment, recruitment, leadership coaching and team building. Some of her recent clients include Uber (Darlo Drama) Sydney Transport for NSW, Telstra, The University of NSW, Westpac, Volkswagen, Bupa Health and HETI –Health Education and Training.