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RAINBOW ATTRACTIONS, LLC

DD RAINBOW was born and raised in Lexington, Ky as DEBRA FAULK., and graduated in 2007 from the University of Kentucky. She majored in Theatre and while a student at the University she interned for the Theatre In Diversion program which was a joint collaboration between UK and the Kentucky court system to encourage youth at risk. In 2013 Ms. Faulk received her Master’s of Fine Arts (MFA) in Media Studies with emphasis on Television, Film & Theatre from California State University Los Angeles. While a master’s student, she implemented a Life Skills Theatre course for the Asian American Drug Addiction Program (AADAP) as a part of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office effort to reduce gang membership and gang violence.

 

Debra has been a professional comedienne for more than two decades and is the founder and artistic director of her own company called Rainbow Attractions, LLC. Her company combines entertainment with education highlighting serious health issues with added elements of humor and joy. Rainbow Attractions has featured Debra in her one woman show Nobody Does It Alone which helps explain the effects and symptoms of dementia on the elderly and their families. She has lead a Walk To End Alzheimer’s sponsored by the National Alzheimer’s Association and has organized her own annual event through the Veteran’s Administration (VA) to honor all veterans suffering from this illness. Rainbow Attractions has also presented the Comedy Connections workshop as a means of furthering Debra’s interest in working with teenagers who are on the margins of society.

 

Debra has received the Lola Robinson Theatre Scholarship for dedication to the art of theatre, the Raymond Smith Theatre Scholarship for leadership and the Carol S. Sutton Journalism Award to students with strong writing skills and high academic standards. Debra had a radio show called Quality Time on UK’s WRFL station.

 

Some of Debra’s entertainment credits include: Lorraine Hansberry’sRaisin In The Sun (Mama), Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel, (Mrs. Dickson), Live at the Apollo in New York City, Let’s Talk About Sex (New Line Pictures), How To Be A Player(Gramercy Pictures), Wayan Brothers Show (Paramount Studios), Malcolm & Eddie Show (Sony Studios) and served as thee mistress of ceremonies for the Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Tour & Me’Shell Ndegeocelloconcerts. Readers Magazine named Debra as the number one emcee in Los Angeles in the late nineties and FYI Magazine called her show the most entertaining in Los Angeles seen weekly by Hollywood’s VIPs.

 

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