Debra Doran-Vossen began her dance training at the age of five with Virginia Dove Ramsel. She also received training from Yvonne Chateau, Miguel Terekov, Maria Tallchief and Victoria Leigh. She has studied with Ballet Oklahoma, Ballet West, Star Danias and Douglas Wassell in New York City, and abroad with the Royal Dublin City Ballet in Ireland. Debra earned her BFA in ballet from the University of Oklahoma where she was a member of the ballet company now called Oklahoma Festival Ballet. Debra has successfully owned and operated her own dance studio for over 25 years in Yukon. Her students have received dance scholarships from Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Pacific North west Ballet, University of Oklahoma, University of Central Oklahoma, Wichita State University, and Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute. Many of her students are currently in professional companies, as well as choreographing and teaching. Debra has successfully directed the Yukon Civic Ballet, now Central Oklahoma Ballet, for productions of The Nutcracker. Debra has a strong commitment for promoting arts and culture in the community. She continually hosts ballet guest artists, and has been instrumental in coordinating art, music, and theatre projects such as community art shows, community theatre performances, and "Music Under the Stars." She is a past-president in both the Yukon Art League and Old Central Culture Council. Her goal is to create an enriching and supportive environment for the arts. She has instilled a love for dance in her students and audiences but most importantly she is wife to husband Dan and mother to Avy and Adam.



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Students have received scholarships and professional contracts.

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