Debra Robinson-Deckelbaum holds her BA in Dance/Performance/Choreography from Goucher College. Robinson-Deckelbaum began studying dance in Baltimore with Ellen Gniazdowski and Wally Saunders. She studied at the Joffrey Ballet School and at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. Returning to Baltimore, she danced with the Maryland Ballet and attended Goucher College. Upon graduation, Robinson-Deckelbaum began to study with and teach alongside Wendy Robinson at the Baltimore Ballet and the Peabody Preparatory. She has been on the faculty at the Baltimore School for the Arts since 1988. Robinson-Deckelbaum is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 7& Partnering of the ABT® National Training Curriculum.