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  1. Celebrity dancer 'connects' to historic Chester schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | The Island Packet

    Debbie Allen, a Broadway and screen actress, helped kick off "Workshops in Open Fields" preschool literacy program Saturday at Brainerd Institute in Chester. Allen's mother Vivian Ayers Allen is a Chester native.


  2. Debbie Allen on her upbringing with sister Phylicia Rashad and what their mother taught themRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Phylicia Rashad, left, and Debbie Allen with their mother, Vivian Ayers, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts honored siblings and entertainers Debbie Allen and Phylicia Rashad this month with "A Tale of Two Sisters," a lavish party and three-part tribute in Beverly Hills that featured testimonials, thanks and performances from fellow entertainment industry legends.


  3. The Wallis In Partnership With Los Angeles Magazine Presents CENTER...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 |

    ... on The Wallis' Facebook page. Hosted by The Wallis' Managing Director Rachel Fine, featured panelists include: Debbie Allen ,Emmy Award-winning actress and dancer; Ben Johnson , Performing Arts Director for the Los Angeles Department of Cultural ...


  4. Dancing through cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Cancer patients in California are learning to cope with their diagnosis, as well as potentially grueling cancer treatments, through the art of dance from a famous teacher: choreographer Debbie Allen. The "Fame" dancer and choreographer didn't stop inspiring dancers when her TV show stopped airing in the 1980's; her passion has evolved into a form of healing.


  5. Famed choreographer Debbie Allen helps cancer patients cope through danceRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... well as potentially grueling cancer treatments, through the art of dance from a famous teacher: choreographer Debbie Allen. The "Fame" dancer and choreographer didn't stop inspiring dancers when her TV show stopped airing in the 1980's; her passion ...


  6. Making WAVES For Black History Month: Debbie AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | KTWV-FM Culver City

    In a career that spans three decades, the name Debbie Allen is synonymous with dynamic energy, creative talent and innovation. For her vast body of work, Ms.


  7. TV picks for Jan. 31: 'Animals With Cameras,' 'Step Up: High Water,' 'SEAL Team'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Star Tribune

    ... to boogie their way into popularity at a new school - is kind of a snore, but the A-list directors, including Debbie Allen ("Fame") and Adam Shankman ("Hairspray"), know how to stage sexy, sweaty dance scenes. is still in its rookie season, but it's ...


  8. This day in historyRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 |

    Birthdays: Author William Kennedy is 90. Author-editor Norman Podhoretz is 88. Opera singer Marilyn Horne is 84. Hall of Fame auto racer A.J. Foyt is 83. Country singer Ronnie Milsap is 75. Country singer Jim Stafford is 74. Talk show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger is 71. Director John Carpenter is 70. Actress-dancer Debbie Allen is 68. Singer Sade is 59. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is 49. Model Kate Moss is 44. Actor-playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda is 38. The Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi is 37. NFL quarterback Joe Flacco is 33. In 1865, Union General William Sherman decreed 400,000 acres of land in the South would be divided into 40-acre lots and given to former slaves.


  9. Free Dance Lessons from the Legendary Debbie Allen + More L.A. Events 1/11-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Back Stage

    ... biopic?) Get grooving with a free dance lesson from actress/dancer/choreographer and three-time Emmy winner Debbie Allen (of "Fame" fame) at the Wallis on Jan. 14 . This particular lesson focuses on salsa but if that's not your bag, don't worry - ...


  10. Ryan Murphy Explains Why Tatiana Maslany's Role Was Recast...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | SFGate

    ... ws that I grew up loving, like 'Fame,' " Murphy said of the show's performance and dance elements. "We needed a Debbie Allen character, to be blunt. And that's what we decided to do."


  11. Tatiana Maslany's Pose Exit ExplainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | TVLine

    ... world to be the dance teacher. Someone who was a different generation, who was more of a mentor We needed a Debbie Allen [in Fame -type] character. We all agreed that that was the right choice for the show." Murphy was quick to add that he "loves" ...


  12. 14 Absolutely Doable Goals For The Year Inspired By Your Favorite Celebrity Boss MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Essence Magazine

    ... or musical TV series. Her win made her the first Black woman in over 30 years to win in the category since Debbie Allen took the trophy for Fame in 1983. Yass, Tracee, girl! The Inspiration: Let Tracee's victory be a lesson. It might take time for ...


  13. Debbie Allen on Grey's Anatomy, Fame and Her New Year's ResolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 |

    Debbie Allen is a show business legend, having choreographed the Academy Awards, danced on Broadway, and directed, produced and starred in TV mainstays Fame , A Different World and Grey's Anatomy . But the Houston, Texas, native's dreams were almost dashed in her teens when a prominent arts school rejected her for having the "wrong body type."


  14. 10 Black Women Who Made Major Hollywood History In 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Essence Magazine

    ... Best Actress in a TV comedy for Black-ish is the first time an African-American woman picked up the award since Debbie Allen in 1983. We had to recognize all the women involved in making Girls Trip. The film, released in July, went above and beyond ...


  15. 10 Moments From 2017 That Prove Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade Had the Best Year EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Essence Magazine

    ... like, 'I'm Usher.' [Imitates him.] 'It's happening, I'm doing it. 'And inside he's got choreography, he's like Debbie Allen from Fame . But what happens when it goes from his brain to his extremities is not pretty." The actress has no problem ...


  16. Hollywood Flashback: 'Fame' Didn't Live Forever, But It Did Win Two Golden GlobesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    "The show inspired so many," star/director/choreographer Debbie Allen says. "When I meet Queen Latifah or Lil' Kim, they tell me it was 'Fame' that motivated them to be in show business."


  17. Get Excited For YouTube Red's 'Step Up: High Water' With This New ClipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Essence Magazine

    ... High Water administrator. The musically-charged new series is a throwback to the 80's hit Fame , which starred Debbie Allen, who worked with the stars of the new series. In this new clip, viewers get a glimpse of what's to come from the YouTube Red ...


  18. Center Sound Records Releases Robin Ruddy's 'Miss Robin's Musical Farm' CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | PR Log

    Oct. 17, 2017 - PRLog -- Center Sound is proud to announce the release of Miss Robin's Musical Farm by Grammy Award Winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Robin Ruddy . Miss Robin's Musical Farm is a collection of upbeat, educational songs about musical instruments.


  19. 'Dance Moms' Recap: Can a New Teacher Shake Things Up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | BuddyTV

    ... got big dreams. You want fame. Well, fame costs. And right here is where you start paying -- in sweat. Yes, Debbie Allen says that in Fame , but it applies here. It's evident that Laurieann isn't going to coddle the girls. She calls out Kendall ...