Debbie Allen Shows off TikTok Dance Moves in Video and Fans Say She Has Still Got It
American actress Debbie Allen, 70, showed off her dancing skills in a new TikTok video that she shared with her fans on Instagram, leading many of them to say that she still has the moves.
Even at the age of 70, actress Debbie Allen knows how to rock her body to a beat and showed that to her fans on a new TikTok video she shared on Instagram, which she captioned:
"I'm feeling this song by my niece, @DolaBunny! Join the #GiveUpTheGold TikTok challenge and listen to her #SpaceDaughter EP on all streaming platforms now!"
Debbie Allen attends Sunday Matinee Of "Turn Me Loose" - Red Carpet at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on October 15, 2017. | Photo: Getty Images
In the video, the actress wore a blue top that had the inscription of her dance academy and showed some incredible dance moves, which awed many of her fans who applauded her. One fan wrote:
"She STILL got it y'all!!!"
Another fan shared similar sentiments, telling the septuagenarian actress that she still had the moves, while a third person said that Debbie's moves were amazing.
In her comment, Debbie's niece, Condola Rashad, the owner of the song she was dancing to, wrote that her aunt was "Letting them have it," while Timo Nunez said that Debbie was so good.
Debbie Allen also announced a free dance class later on, which was held on her Instagram Live on March 18.
Asides from being an actress, Debbie Allen is also an incredible dancer and owns a dance academy known as the "Debbie Allen Dance Academy." With the COVID-19 pandemic, Debbie's dance studio remains closed amid health concerns.
The studio was closed on March 12, when she had one of the last meetings with the staff of her Academy. At that meeting, the actress did a class over Instagram Live, the first time she was doing such.
The gesture made her staff excited and happy, with the class going on to have over 115,000 views. Another class taught by her daughter Vivan Nixon, and targeted for children, also had over 354,000 views.
Debbie Allen, later on, announced a Virtual Dance World for her Academy. The Dance World would feature a series of classes available via Zoom for a $3 donation.
The dancer also announced a free dance class later on, which was held on her Instagram Live on March 18. The free online class was opened to everyone, with the actress urging people to spread the word.
Debbie Allen was born on January 16, 1950, and is the third child of Pulitzer-winning poet Vivian Ayers and Arthur Allen, a dentist. She began dancing at the age of 3; her parents enrolled her into a dance class at the age of 5.
Debbie became a hit in the 1980s, with her starring role in a Broadway revival of "West Side Story," earning her a Tony nomination and a position as a dance instructor in the film, "Fame."
She also stars in the medical drama, "Grey's Anatomy," where she holds multiple roles as an actress and executive producer. Debbie Allen is married to Norm Nixon, with whom she shares three children.