Debbie Allen Dance Academy

Young Dancer, Stunt Artist Fights for His Life & Career After Fall

According to Ms. Williams, Josh’s injuries are extensive; he needs repair of the popliteal artery that was only partially repaired, a torn peroneal nerve; every part of the knee was torn, ACL, PCL, Meniscus, LCL, and torn tendons in the thigh and leg.  According to Mrs. Williams, early on, Josh’s prognosis was so bleak, that doctors in Virginia told her there was nothing left to do, and to possibly find a nursing home for Josh to live in there.  “We, in turn, had a medical airplane fly him back to California, where he was admitted into Cedar Sinai, said Mrs.

DADA On Pointe

Apr. 8-12 The Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA) presents the annual ‘DADA On Pointe’ Ballet Intensive April 8th – April 12th, 2017. This year, featured guest artists include Lauren Anderson, former principal of the Houston Ballet, and Dusty Button, a principal dancer with the Boston Ballet. Intermediate to advanced students ages 8 to 25 with at least three years of Classical Ballet training are invited to register. Students will have the unique opportunity to study with unrivaled world class ballet masters from Russia and the United States in Ballet, Pointe, Character, Men’s Technique, Variations, Modern, Graham, Jazz and Contemporary Repertoire,

Debbie Allen Inspires Young Dancers with Misty Copeland

Debbie Allen teamed up with Misty Copeland to kick off DADA ON POINTE and host “An Afternoon with Misty Copeland,” at Grand Arts High School this past Saturday, March 19. Hundreds of young dancers gathered in the auditorium in awe as they listened to the two dance icons discuss a wide range of issues