Deborah Leal-Ramirez is a professional actress and theatre arts educator. She has an Associates of Fine Arts in Drama from Del Mar College and a Bachelors of Arts in Communication Arts from Texas A&M Corpus Christi. She has worked professionally in film, becoming a member of the Screen Actors Guild in 2011 and has been in numerous theatre productions around the Coastal Bend, the last being “Real Women Have Curves” at the Aurora in 2015.
Mrs. Leal-Ramirez has taught Theatre Arts in the public school sector for ten years at both the middle and high school level. She has coached students to the State and National Levels of speech and theatre competitions and has judged on all competition levels. As an actor and a coach, she brings a unique approach to the art of acting.
Lost in the Sun
Film (Action, Drama and Thriller) Actress The story of John, a small time crook, who finds an unlikely accomplice in Louis, a newly-orphaned teenage boy. As their open-road adventure progresses and John drags the kid on a string of robberies, the pair forge an unexpected and powerful bond. Written by Anonymous
Film (Drama) Actress A.J. Manglehorn is a reclusive Texas key-maker who spends his days caring for his cat, finding comfort in his work and lamenting a long lost love. Enter kind-hearted bank teller Dawn whose interest in the eccentric Manglehorn may just be able to draw him out of his shell. Written by IFC Films
Film (Short, Horror, Music and Thriller) Actress A deeply disturbed man stalks his neighbors, believing God has instructed him to murder everyone around him in order to save mankind. This black comedy/horror short features an original score by award-winning neo-classical ensemble Two Star Symphony. Written by Anonymous
All She Can
Film (Drama) Actress Luz Garcia, a high school senior in a forgotten Texas town, wants something different than the options awaiting her after graduation. She's earned a ticket out with admission to the University of Texas at Austin, but she can't afford to go. Her one shot is a scholarship for winning the State Powerlifting Championship. It's all or nothing for Luz . . . until nothing stares her in the face. Written by Daniel Meisel