Debbie allen

Dancing in the wings

Debbies beginnings

Debbie was born in Houston, Texas in 1950. She began dancing when she was three years old. when she was 14 she was accepted to the Houston foundation of ballet, she was the only black dancer in the company. Allen was accepted to Howard University for collage. she went to school for teaching but decided to go to new York and dance on Broadway. after Broadway she began doing commercials.


Debbie allen was a major dancer when she was younger. she was always different though, in the book she was always the tallest but she still succeeded.

other books

- the night garden

-brothers of the night

-the highly paid expert