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Oliver Bokelberg and Debbie Allen on How ‘Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker’ “Goes Beyond Dance”

Many audiences were first introduced to Debbie Allen as cane-wielding dance instructor Lydia Grant on the early-’80s television series Fame. With the Netflix documentary Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nu…

Garth Brooks Gets Emotional During Kennedy Center Honors Tribute; Debbie Allen, Dick Van Dyke Among Other Honorees

Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, violinist Midori and Dick Van Dyke were lauded Sunday night at the 43rd Kennedy Center Honors, which was more of a scaled-down event than in years past amid…

Hollywood Names Help Fund a Direct-Giving Coronavirus Relief Campaign to Buy Groceries

Supported by Pink, Maria Bello and stars from 'Grey's Anatomy,' the On Being Human 2020 campaign started by author Jennifer Pastiloff raises critical funds for people who need food during the…

Bust a Move: Ben Platt, Debbie Allen, Kathryn Gallagher and More Host Instagram Dance Parties for “Moments of Unity”

While the world is self-isolating at home to combat spread of the novel coronavirus, Hollywood is coming together online by hosting dance classes and parties on social media to foster communities and…

Debbie Allen “Totally Shocked” by Jussie Smollett Allegations

Allen accepted the 2018 Woman of the Year award at the Women's Image Awards in Beverly Hills. The performer and activist commented on the allegations against 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett, whom she…

Debbie Allen Celebrates Dance at Her 18th Annual Fall Soiree Fundraising Celebration

The multifaceted Allen was at the helm of the 18th annual Debbie Allen Dance Academy Fall Soiree Fundraising Celebration at the Beverly Hills Performing Arts Center on Thursday night.

Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen Want to Star in a Remake of ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?’

The superstar sisters were honored last night at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts by Halle Berry, Shonda Rhimes, Common, Lee Daniels and many others.

Gracie Awards: Rachel Bloom, Debbie Allen on Showing “Realistic” Women on TV

Rachel Platten, Debbie Allen, the cast of 'This Is Us' and more were honored for using their voices as a positive impact in the industry.

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Executive Producer: “A Bomb Has Hit” Meredith, Callie and Amelia

Exec producer Debbie Allen talks with THR about how everyone will respond to Callie's new girlfriend — also known as the doctor who killed Derek — arriving at the hospital.

CW Developing ‘Fame’-Like Drama From Debbie Allen

The untitled drama is set at a Los Angeles-area performing arts school.

‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Debbie Allen ‘Wants Greatness’ for Jackson

The guest star tells THR that the meddling mother wants to ensure that "he's on a path that's worthy of who he is to become."