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Debbie Allen Dance Academy Inspires in Summer Intensive Concert
By Mesiyah McGinnis, Staff Writer
Published August 3, 2017

(Photo Courtesy: E. Mesiyah McGinnis)

DADA Founder / Artistic Director, Debbie Allen and students celebrate the Summer Intensive culminating Concert, Saturday, July 30, 2017, at Grand Park High School.  Spanning an illustrious career in the arts and TV production, award-winning actress, dancer, choreographer, director and producer, Allen (left) and staff share life’s experiences with DADA students by instilling a strong work ethic and love for the arts.  The academy trains youth dancers in Ballet, Tap, Modern African, Jazz Hip Hop, and Flamenco.

(Photo Courtesy: E. Mesiyah McGinnis)

DADA’s Summer Intensive students perform a musical theatre number dedicated to the work of legendary choreographer, Bob Fosse. DADA is a non-profit organization that offers comprehensive dance curriculum to students ages four and up.   According to the site, the Summer Dance Intensive is a 4-week program designed to exponentially expand the technical vocabulary of the serious dance student.   To learn more about DADA visit

(Photo Courtesy: E. Mesiyah McGinnis)

(Photo Courtesy: E. Mesiyah McGinnis)

(Photo Courtesy: E. Mesiyah McGinnis)

(Photo Courtesy: E. Mesiyah McGinnis)

(Photo Courtesy: E. Mesiyah McGinnis)

(Photo Courtesy: E. Mesiyah McGinnis)

(Photo Courtesy: E. Mesiyah McGinnis)

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