Actress, Director, Choreographer, Debbie Allen Talks Art & Passion in Philadelphia

Debbie Allen graciously gave a free "Inside the Actors Studio" type visit to Philly at International House on July 2, 2014. Full of saucy humor and passion, Ms. Allen lectured on creativity, her life's journey, what it means to be an artist, her relationship with her sister Phylicia Rashād, the 18 years it took to get AMISTAD made and so much more...

...Debbie Allen is a prime example of someone who took her passion for dance and parlayed it into becoming a fixture in the entertainment industry.  She believes in luck being opportunity meeting preparedness, but that preparation and discipline is key. She attributes a lot of her success to her mother who pushed her and her siblings at a young age to be different and excel. And most importantly, she also seems to be very spiritual and in tune with her higher self and a higher power; all of which I admire and believe in, but Debbie Allen also seems very much to be that woman we all remember from the opening credits of Fame, full of grit and intensity...READ MORE

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