Today’s episode features Elana McKinley-Braianis, from Australia. She is a former Bluebell turned principal dancer that performed in La Scala Barcelona and later moved to Las Vegas to perform in Merci Beaucoup, Bare Touch of Vegas and Casino de Paris.
Her vast experience included musical theater, modeling and dancing through the 60s, 70s and 80s all over the world. Enjoy this conversation with her as she shares how she has made a stage wherever she goes. Enjoy!
Mentioned on the show
Elana has been tapping into her inner entertainer all her life. Here is a clip of the news story she mentioned in the episode.
She comes up yet again in the podcast, the industry-famous, Barbara Beverly. If you’d like to see this stunning glamazon, click the button below. Link takes you to the UNLV digital libraries website.
Elana describes women coming out of the ceiling in one of the shows. This link takes you to a google image of the Lido de Paris at the Stardust Hotel in the 1950s.
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