About Our Company

Got Your Back Creative

Got Your Back Creative is home base for the work of artist and counselor Deborah Allen, in conjunction with the artists and craftspeople working to create film and theatre grounded in our belief that the arts play an important role in healing trauma and creating wholeness. Currently, we have two film projects in development and a theatre production preparing to tour after two sold out shows in Long Beach and Santa Cruz. We are a collective of humans and artists who have a strong belief that art can create resilience, build stronger communities, help young people think in new ways, change attitudes, and most of all, be part of a world that is paying attention to how we heal and what it means to be part of "repair of the world.

Our Services

Film writing

film writing

Screenwriter Deborah Allen is currently shopping around two full length feature films - JANE and LEONARD COHEN SAVED MY LIFE

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Performing arts

Most of the members of the Gotyourback Collective are performing artists and work professionally all around the world. Plea

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Deborah’s directing credits include FIRE IN THE HEART, August Wilson’s FENCES at the National Theater of Uganda... stag

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Published Writing

Writings by Deborah Allen from Elephant Journal, The Healer's Forum, Christian Science Monitor, American Theatre Magazine

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Other Creative Stuff

How NCIS Saved My Life
Jun 30 2016

Deb's article in Elephant Journal, How an American Crime Television Series Saved My Life.

5 Minute Lightning Lecture
Feb 20 2016

Deborah Allen does 5 minute lightning lecture at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History: How 30 Ugandan artists saved my life.

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