Debbie Allen

actress, director, producer

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The Debbie Allen Dance Academy just celebrated its 20th anniversary.

Debbie Allen on new Netflix documentary ‘Hot Chocolate Nutcracker’ and power of dance

The Debbie Allen Dance Academy just celebrated its 20th anniversary.

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