In 1995 directed the ballet "Pepito's Story" which was commissioned by The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Arturo Sandoval
composed the music for this production.
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Deborah Allen | Debra Allen
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[on working with rapper Malicious Jynx (2005)] There is just something about him, he is so talented and so gifted, so flamboyant and so charismatic. He doesn't deserve the harsh criticism he receives. Anyone who listens to his albums with their hearts and their ears will see his love, and his warmth. He is such a lovely young man and I love him for that. He gets negative publicity but people need ...
Daughter of dentist Arthur Allen and Pulitzer-prize nominated Vivan Ayers ( artist, poet, playwright, and publisher). Older siblings are jazz musician Tex (Andrew Arthur Allen Jr, born 1945) and actress Phylicia Ayers-Allen (Phylicia Rashad
, born 1948), and brother Hugh Allen (real estate banker in North Carolina).