Team listed alphabetically by last name.
Debra CrossStudio Director Administration
Debra is the Studio Director of Creative Outlet, responsible for the behind the scenes workings of the studio, looking after the administrative and marketing side of the business as well as producing its performances.
She has been involved in the dance world since 1998, running Creative Outlet since 2004. She was Production Manager for Chilliwack Musical Theatre’s Bye Bye Birdie and King & I, produced Guys & Dolls for CSOPA and has volunteered with The Chilliwack Players’ Guild.
She graduated from Agassiz Secondary and went to UBC where she completed a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in English Literature. After graduating from UBC Debra took an internship at a graphic design studio in Vancouver specializing in corporate communications and public relations.
After moving to Chilliwack, she ran a home-based graphic design business and developed and ran Rodeo BC, an interactive web page for amateur rodeo associations in BC, and was Marketing Manager and then Property Manager at Chilliwack Mall.
Debra’s content to stay in the shadows backstage pressing the play button for her dancers and letting her actors do the acting. Besides, it’s a great excuse for buying yet another new black outfit.
DRAMA & MUSICAL THEATRE
MUSIC & VOICE
MAGIC & MISC
Creative Outlet dancers have had the opportunity to work in their studio with the following guest teachers and choreographers:
David LaHay, Kelowna Ballet
Josh Beamish, Move:The Company
Heather Dotto, Move:The Company
Andrea Bayne, Ballet Victoria