Born and raised in California, DEBORAH LOHSE is a choreographer/performer living and working in New York City. Her work has been presented in theaters, public spaces and festivals including DANCE NOW Joe’s Pub, American Dance Festival, Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival, La Mama Moves and the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. She has received commissions from Women In Motion, Mantra Percussion, DANCE NOW and Island Moving Company as well as artist residencies from The Yard, Marble House Project, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Acadia Summer Arts Program and SILO.
As a performer, Lohse has worked with theater directors Michael Preston, Barbara Karger and Anne Kauffman, visual artists Suzanne Bocanegra and Paulina Olowska and choreographer Monica Bill Barnes. She currently performs with Katy Pyle/Ballez, Cori Olinghouse, Doug Elkins, David Parker and her collaborative crew LMnO3 (Lohse, Marquis and Oakley) and as her alter ego indefatigable cabaret persona TruDee.