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Deborah Asante is Founder and Artistic Director of the Asante Children’s Theatre. She has dedicated her life to teaching and sharing the value of culture and heritage through the performing arts. Deborah is an Actress, Writer, Director and award winning Storyteller. Her directing credits include Producing Director of the Inner City Cultural Center at San Francisco Reader’s Theatre, Director of the San Francisco Children’s Radio Theatre, Director and Producer of the Bay Area’s Production of “Blue Jazz Cabaret”. She has also directed the Touring Productions for Freetown Village and “Black Nativity” for the Walker Theatre. As a writer and director, she is responsible for several of ACT’s biggest hits; “Motown Story”, “The Middle Passage” (with Crystal V. Rhodes), “Zora Tales”, “The Step And Stand Tall Blues” and her favorite “Abena and the Python”.