TuDiabetes Live event with Dancer/Choreographer Debbie Allen, presenting T2 Dance Crew


The T2 Dance Crew is a national education and wellness program launched by Janssen Pharmaceuticals together with famed dancer, choreographer, and actress Debbie Allen and the television show So You Think You Can Dance. This program aims to help millions of people with type 2 diabetes tap into the natural joy of dance and add movement to their comprehensive diabetes management approach.

Debbie Allen is an award-winning actress, director, dancer, choreographer and author.

Ms. Allen is world-recognized as a dance icon for her Golden Globe® winning portrayal of Lydia Grant on the television series Fame. She was honored as the first recipient of the Astaire Award as Best Dancer for her work on Broadway. Ms. Allen has also choreographed the Academy Awards® a record 10 times.

In the theater, Ms. Allen has starred in multiple Tony Award® winning productions and received critical acclaim for her Broadway directorial debut of an all African-American production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. In addition, Ms. Allen has a long list of directing, producing and acting credits for television and film. She has worked with some of the top-talent in Hollywood.

Ms. Allen has been artist in residence at the Kennedy Center for more than 15 years developing major works. She is also the founder of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles. As a devotee of arts education for young people, she has worked tirelessly to engage, enlighten, and inspire young people around the world through dance and theater arts.

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