about Debra Batzofin


Debra has been General Manager for “Trevor Noah: There’s a Gupta on my Stoep”, John Edward, international psychic medium, “Winnie the Opera”, “Saturday Night Fever” and “Hairspray”. She was the producer for “Road to MAMA”, MTV, “NickFest” for Nickelodeon, “Comedy Central international Comedy Festival”, The Loeries international “DStv Seminar of Creativity”, to name but a few.

Debra now adds a new string to her bow with the management of Loyiso Madinga, Comedian, and Isabella Jane, Singer/Ventriloquist, both internationally acclaimed and award winning artists.

Since starting her theatre career in 1973, Debra has worked with top managements (lose Ipi Tombi) in all aspects of theatre, film and television. In 1983 she joined forces with Richard Loring to form one of the most successful independent theatre companies in South Africa. Career highlights with Richard Loring include a Persian Gulf tour of “A Touch of Webber – A Taste of Rice” and the Royal Command Performance of “Girl Talk” in Malaysia. At the Sound Stage, Debbie co-directed “Girl Talk – Nite Out” and “Yellow Brick Road” for which she received a Vita nomination. “African Footprint” highlights as Associate Producer and Company/Tour Manager: Millennium Night on Robben Island; 2000 Royal Command Performance at St James’ Palace, London; and Monte Carlo Sporting Club’s 30th Anniversary performance. Debra remained in South Africa to join Gold Reef City’s team which built both the Globe Theatre and Lyric Theatre and she stayed on to head up the Lyric Theatre team for 3 years.

Debra's current projects

John Edward

John Edward

John Edward is one of the USA's foremost psychic mediums and author of 7 critically acclaimed books. Deeply compelling, often startling and occasionally humorous, Edward has brought a fresh, honest and thought provoking attitude to the world of psychic phenomena.


Dates to be Announced

Beginners on Stage... Ask Miss B

Beginners on Stage... Ask Miss B

Managing a theatre can be a daunting prospect. Budgets, contracts, staff, technical equipment, marketing, maintenance, ticketing… the list goes on. And that’s not even mentioning the creative egos!



Debra Batzofin's CV

Producer: Loeries International Seminar & After Party
Project Manager: Trevor Noah – Gupta on my Stoep, South Africa
General Manager: John Edward, International Psychic Medium Johannesburg

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Artist Management

Artist Management

Loyiso Madinga
Isabella Jane