MORE ABOUT DEBBIE RAKUSIN
“My work ethos is based on honesty, professionalism, integrity, versatility and an enormous amount of passion.”
Other highlights include: World Cup Rugby, World Cup- Cricket, Soccer Emblem reveal in Germany for the 2010 World Cup,Madiba’s 85th Birthday Party, and Robben Island MillenniumFunction.
Debbie is currently involved with the Corporate Market Producing choreographing and directing shows for all major Blue Chip Companies. As well as Choreographing shows in New Orleans, and Milwaukee USA, she has choreographed Miss South Africa, Miss Teen South Africa, World Summit in South Africa, Miss World Pageant and has choreographed many SAMAs.
Has choreographed many movies and countless TV Commercials.
She was a Judge in the first season of So You Think You Can Dance South Africa. Has been on the panel of Judges for WTC Competitions in South Africa and was on the esteemed panel of judges for the Common Wealth Cup. Debbie is Head Judge for WOD SA a brand that has recently been brought to South Africa. Debbie recently won The Best Choreography Award as well as The Highest Mark Award at the 2019 Commonwealth Cup International Dance Competition.
One of the top 4 Nominees for Europ Car Woman in Leadership.She is the Co-Founder of HPDE, South Africa’s first High Performance Dance Education program, which aims to expand the Diversity, Knowledge and Professionalism of all Dancers. Debbie has recently been honoured and awarded her IDO International Judging License. She was also awarded one of the most prestigious awards in The Commonwealth Cup Competition 2019 held in South Africa, for The Best Choreography as well as the highest score in the entire competition.
She has built a reputation for being the leader in the Industry delivering the highest quality and setting standards across the board. She has pioneered and grown dancers from grassroots levels recognising raw talent and developing their skills enabling them to perform on a global platform. She has empowered dancers and encouraged them to share their knowledge throughout their communities.