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National Tour

Broadway & Off-Broadway:

Pajama Game
Shirley/ Steam Heat
American Airlines Theatre
Street Corner Symphony
Debbie
Brooks Atkinson Theatre
The Bubbly Black Girl
Mommy /Yolanda /Delilah
Playwrights Horizons
Cookin' At The Cookery
Young Alberta/Narrator
Melting Pot Theatre
DRAMA DESK Nominee,
AUDELCO Nominee,
BARRYMORE Award
National Tours:
Annie Get Your Gun
Mrs. Shulyer Adams
National Tour

Debra Walton is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she received her initial theater training. Honing her skills on tours and in the regions, Debra attended the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She has performed various roles that ultimately lead her to the New York Theatre scene. Street Corner Symphony was her Broadway debut, and landing the role of Mommy/Yolanda in The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at Playwrights Horizons marked her Off-Broadway debut.
Performing in the Tony Award winning, Pajama Game Debra was seen on Broadway and nationally singing and dancing with Harry Connick, Jr. In performing in The Pajama Game on Broadway she feels she hit what is considered a personal Grand Slam or Triple Crown in Theatre, Working with Kathleen Marshall, Performing at the Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall and last but certainly not least, performing one of the most legendary dance numbers in Broadway history. Steam Heat!

Debra's award winning roles in Cookin' At the Cookery the Life and Times of Alberta Hunter, introduced her wide array of talent to New York audiences. In the show, written especially for Debra, she created a multitude of roles including the 10-year old Alberta, a prissy white nurse, the 82-year old Jewish Cookery owner Barney Josephson, and Louis Armstrong. The New York Times review proclaimed "Ms. Walton's energy, athleticism and gift for mimicry and caricature add up to an astonishing individual variety show."

National tours include; Annie Get your Gun, South Pacific, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Chicago, playing various roles including Mona, Annie and Mama Morton! Her other wide ranging roles move from the sexy Brenda in Smokey Joe's Café, to the flighty Minnie Fae in Hello Dolly; from the dangerously seductive Velma Kelly in Chicago, to the innocent Timoune in Once on This Island; and from the fiery Anita in West Side Story to the forever hopeful Charity Valentine in Sweet Charity.

Debra Walton's career is one of ever morphing characters. As one New York reviewer declare "Walton is capable of changing her age, sex, and skin color on her slightest whim."

Chicago
June/ Velma & Mama us
National Tour
Liat /Bloody Mary U/S
National Tour
South Pacific
Joseph and the Amazing
Simeon's Wife
National Tour
Technicolor Dreamcoat
Regional:
The Color Purple
Tashi/Sister/Ensemble
World premiere:
Allicance Theatre
Bubbling Brown Sugar
Young Irene
Theatre of the Stars
Chicago
Velma
Music Theatre of Wichita
Smokey Joe's Cafe
Brenda
North Shore Music Theatre
Cookin' At The Cookery
Young Alberta/Narrator
Merrimack Rep. Theatre
BARRYMORE Award
Delaware Theatre Co.
From The Mississippi
Woman #2
Hippodrome State Theatre
Delta
The Human Race Theatre
Children Of Eden
Eve /Noah's Wife
Music Theatre of Wichita
Once On This Island
Ti Moune
Smokey Joe's Cafe
Brenda
Sacramento Music Circus
Joseph...
Narrator
Music Theatre of Wichita
Dreamgirls
Step Sister/Les Style
Papermill Playhouse
Children Of Eden
Wasteland Soloist
North Shore
On The Town
Hilda
Music Theatre of Wichita
Hello Dolly
Minnie Fae
Music Theatre of Wichita
West Side Story
Anita
Music Theatre of Wichita
The Good Times Are
Bonna Willis
The Human Race Theatre
Killing Me
Sweet Charity
Charity
Bay View Players
Chicago
Burt Reynolds Theatre
Velma
CARBONELL Nominee
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TRAINING:
Acting:
Alice Spivak
Musical Theatre:
University of Cincinnati College of Music
Dance:
Dayton Contemporary Dance Co. (1987 - 1991):
Ballet, Mordern, Jazz, Ethnic, Basic Tap, Jazz Funk
UNIONS:
STATISTICS:
SAG
Height - 5' 2"
AEA
Weight - 119lb
AFTRA
Eyes - Dark Brown
Hair - Dark Brown
Voice - Contra Alto / Alto / Mezzo
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