ep 043 From Showgirl to Farm Girl featuring Patti Jo Amerein (Cooper)

From Showgirl to Farm Girl featuring Patti Jo Amerein (Cooper)

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Patti Jo Amerein (Cooper) began her stage career in the production of City Lites at the Flamingo Hotel. She was urged to audition for Donn Arden’s Jubilee! When the first contract change came up and was immediately hired as a Tall Nude. 

Patti Jo shares her experiences navigating her performing career through the 80s and 90s and then transitioning to motherhood and then making another transition into farm life. We discuss her celebrity encounters, the skillsets that performers acquired while performing in such awesome spectacles and the 180º turn to her current life on a farm.

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Patti Jo mentions a TV special to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Las Vegas. This is the only video I could find with the special.


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