Meet the creative minds behind Brothers of the Knight



James Ingram

Composer

Norman Nixon

Executive Director

Produced “A Cat On A Hot Tin Roof”  Musical

- Received Oliver Award in London

- Became an instant Broadway musical hit

- Box office breaking musical 

- First all-African American cast

Co-Founder of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy 

- Helped produced 12 successful musicals

- All of which were sold out in every city

- Utilized local community and talents

- Attracted First Lady Michelle Obama and 16 of her guests to one of the Musicals

- Presented across the Nation

Produced Brothers Of The Knight

- Eight City Tour

Former NBA Player

- Two-Time NBA All-Star

- Two-Time NBA World Champion with Los Angeles Lakers

Former Vice President of NBA Players Association

Sports Analyst 

Former Sports + Entertainment Agent

Restaurant Owner 

Health Advocate and Humanitarian

Debbie Allen

Creator + Choreographer

The name Debbie Allen is synonymous with talent, dynamic, creative, relevant and genius for the incredible body of work she has accomplished in a career that has spanned three decades. One of the most sought after directors in television, theater and the concert world, Debbie Allen has earned three Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe, Ten Image awards, The Drama Desk Award, The Astaire Award for Best Dancer, The Olivier Award, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three Honorary Doctorates and served as Cultural Ambassador representing the United States to the world in Dance.  Some of Mrs. Allen's career highlights include:

  • Ten Time Academy Award Show Choreographer 
  • Directed and Produced 12+ Children Musicals 
  • Directed and Choreographed Various Artists including: 
    • Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson
    • Anthony Hopkins, Whitney Houston
    • Will Smith, Mariah Carey
    • Shirley MacLaine, James Earl Jones
    • Queen Latifah, Sammy Davis Jr. + many more
  • Produced/directed many hit shows and movies: 
    • Disney's Amistad
    • FAME
    • Greys Anatomy
    • Scandal
    • A Different World
    • Family Ties
    • Army Wives
    • That’s So Raven