episode 11

Sparkle darlings

Showgirl's Life Podcast | Ep. 11 Sparkle darlings with special guest Elana McKinley-Braianis

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!

Showgirl's Life Podcast | Ep. 11 Sparkle darlings with special guest Elana McKinley-Braianis

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. 

Barbara Beverly

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.

Talking about discs

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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