Deborah Whelan T.C.R.G
Born and raised in South East London, Deborah began dancing at the tender age of 4 following the Irish heritage of her mother and father.
She progressed quickly and began winning national competitions by the age of 6.
At the age of just 12, Deborah won her first All-Ireland Championship title in Ennis, the first of 2 All Ireland titles. She continued gaining titles internationally including British National Champion x 3 , European Champion, All Scotland Champion x 3 , Great Britain Champion x 4, Southern England Champion x 5 and many more.
Deborah reached the pinnacle of her career when she was crowned “World Champion” in 2002.
Deborah’s professional dance career began when she was invited to join Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance” in 2004. She was the youngest member of the cast.
Deborah returned to the stage after her studies and was able to travel the world performing principle roles in the shows Dance Masters, Gaelforce and Magic of the Dance.
Having held workshops all over Europe, teaching over 500 students and choreographing small productions, Deborah decided that teaching was the next progression of her dancing career.