ALUMNI HALL OF FAME

We’re looking for former students of DSD. If you are an alumni of Deborah's Stage Door please email us and tell us how you are doing. We would also like to know what you are doing, any life event changes, new and exciting things going on in your life. Please email us here and you may find youself on this page..

Karen Moore, '93

 Karen has a degree in dance form Marymount University in New York City. She has been a member of the Rockettes for several years. She has performed in New York City's legendary "Christmas Spectacular" and has toured extensively in several shows. Karen has also been a member of the David Parsons Dance Company and toured throughout the United States and Europe.

Marisa dorchock

Marisa Dorchock

Upon graduating from Rochester Adams and DSD in 2006, Marisa attended MSU and was one of their first freshman dance team members. In 2007, she relocated to Los Angeles to pursue her dance career. Her repertoire includes productions, such as "The King and I," music videos, with artists such as Miley Cyrus and Green Day, as well as several live stage performances. For the past seven months, she has been performing in “One Man's Dream,” at Tokyo Disney, as Wendy in 'Peter Pan' in addit... read more

Matthew rustowicz

Matthew Rustowicz, '99

Matt, who now resides in Los Angeles, began  his professional career training at the Performing Arts Center with renowned choreographers such as Joe Malone, Marguerite Derricks, Peggy Holmes, and Michael Rooney.  Matt has been privileged to work with Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Sigourney Weaver, Debbie Reynolds, Sally Fields, Tracey Ullman, Ally McBeal and many others.  He has been in numerous industrials and national commercials for companies such as General Electric, Southern Bell, Mic... read more

Meghan garstang

Meghan Garstang, '99

Currently performing as ‘Lorraine’, and is the understudy for the leading role, ‘Peggy Sawyer’ in the International/National Tour of Broadway’s ‘42nd Street’. Prior to being cast in ‘42nd Street’, Meghan was the female lead in ‘Tap Happy Two’ in Disney’s newest park, Tokyo Disney Sea in Japan. While living in New York City, she worked on the set of ABC’s ‘Extreme Make-Over: Home Edition’. Meghan also graduated in April 2003 from The University of Michigan with a B.S. in Honors Biochemistry an... read more

Melissa molinaro

Melissa Molinaro

Melissa Smith has appeared in two major reality TV competitions, Making the Band 3 and Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll.  At present she is a solo singer and recently released a music video for her debut single and is working on her debut album for 4847 Records. She also owns her own clothing line in Los Angeles California.

Rachel ross

Rachel Ross, '98

She is a professional make-up artist currently working on the TV show, Young and the Restless. She is also a model, and dancer and she used to work with the Showstopper American Dance Championships. She has performed at The Celebrity Theater in Myrtle Beach, SC. Rachel has just introduced her own cosmetic line and has a unique talent for making you look beautiful.

Spencer redford

Spencer Redford, '00

Most recently been seen in the film “Look”.  In 2004 she was the lead actress in the Disney Channel movie “Pixel Perfect”.  She has appeared in the role of Caitlin on the Emmy award winning daytime drama “The Young and the Restless”.  Past performances include, Jake in Progress, Arrested Development, The Trail to Hope Rose, That’s So Raven, Law and Order as well as many other films and commercials.

Will thomas

Will Thomas, 2011

Having recently been seen on shows such as World of Dance and So You Think You Can Dance, Will has been working nonstop in the dance world since his graduation for Avondale High School in 2011. He currently dances with Royal Flux Dance and works as a convention teacher for LA Dance Magic. He has previously been a dancer for the Rockettes and is represented by MSA Talent Agency in Los Angeles.