Originally from Cypress, CA, Deborah Reilly received her dance training from Long Beach Ballet (2005-2009) and Maple Conservatory of Dance (2010-2012), before going on to study dance at Belhaven University (2012-2016). In 2012, she received the Bezalel Award for artistic achievement from the dance department faculty, and was chosen to be an artist for the Belhaven Bal Malhada South Korea Tour in 2014. The Bal Malhada ensemble engaged with individuals of all ages through many educational, outreach, and concert level performance events. During the tour, Reilly participated in collaborative projects with students at the Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts and performed at the Busan International Dance Festival. During the spring 2016 season, Reilly partnered with Front Porch Dance (Jackson, MS) as a guest artist for the company’s educational and concert programs. For the 2016-2017 season, Reilly served as a performing artist and the Administrative Manager of Vivid Ballet (Hartford, CT) until moving to Akron, OH with her husband. In January 2018, she joined The Dancing Wheels Company & School as a Company Member and as School Administrator.