Debbie O'Carroll studied Dramatic Arts at Emerson College and at Lesley College where she received her M.A. She has toured nationally as a children's theatre actress for the past 30 years.

Her career began in a children's variety theatre company with Tom Bergeron, Gene Boles and Jim Flood and she also performed with the Communications Therate Group, City Stage, The Opera Company of Boston, The National Mime Theatre and "Dollee & Debbie."

She has served on the Board of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Boston, since 1991.

In 1997, Debbie received a performance award from the Munster Society of Magicians in Limerick, Ireland and she was The New England Magical Entertainment Group's Performer of the Year in 2003. In 2009, she was presented with a Beacon Award from the City of Newburyport, Massachusetts with recognition from the Massachusetts House of Representatives for inspiring youngsters through the art of magic.

Debbie teaches theatre and magic workshops in libraries and as an artist-in-residence in schools. She has been a Special Studies Instructor at Chautauqua Institution since 2010 and she teaches dance, theater and creative movement improvisation to adults at Anahata Yoga @ The Barn in Newbury, Massachusetts.

"Many parents commend you on an excellent performance. Everyone enjoyed the magic, dance and wonderful tales. I especially liked the way you involved the children in your show."

- Somersworth Public Library, New Hampshire.

"Thank you for a superb performance. I was pleased with the degree of audience participation, one of the components that we feel is extremely important."

- Haverhill Public Library, Massachusetts