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Join Sheri Lewis as she interviews Bluebell dancers past and present.
Bluebell dancers are an elite cast of dancers, known for their statuesque presence, beauty and strong dance technique.
Margaret Kelly, aka Miss Bluebell, created her group of iconic dances in the 1930’s for their first performance Follies Bergere. From there, she expanded her shows to the Lido de Paris and the Moulin Rouge. Through the decades Miss Bluebell Continued to offer incredible opportunities for dancers in Las Vegas, Monte Carlo, Hong Kong, Reno and touring shows.
The days of glamour and travel for dancers have mostly faded away with the exception of the Lido de Paris which still pridefully showcases the Bluebell dancers and the history of The showgirl.

Bluebells Forever Podcast Bluebells Forever Podcast

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Join Sheri Lewis as she interviews Bluebell dancers past and present.
Bluebell dancers are an elite cast of dancers, known for their statuesque presence, beauty and strong dance technique.
Margaret Kelly, aka Miss Bluebell, created her group of iconic dances in the 1930’s for their first performance Follies Bergere. From there, she expanded her shows to the Lido de Paris and the Moulin Rouge. Through the decades Miss Bluebell Continued to offer incredible opportunities for dancers in Las Vegas, Monte Carlo, Hong Kong, Reno and touring shows.
The days of glamour and travel for dancers have mostly faded away with the exception of the Lido de Paris which still pridefully showcases the Bluebell dancers and the history of The showgirl.

    Ep 189: Jeff’s Full Circle with Donn Arden

    Ep 189: Jeff’s Full Circle with Donn Arden

    Jeff Collins is best known for running Collins Avenue Productions and most recognized for the hit show Dance Moms but prior to that he was in several well known production shows including Hello Hollywood Hello.
    Jeff’s full circle moment was finding his headshot and resume in a pile for sale at an estate sale for Donn Arden.

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 188: Mentored by Kabby Mitchell

    Ep 188: Mentored by Kabby Mitchell

    Deshawn Morton had the incredible experience of being mentored by Kabby Mitchell.
    Many of us know Kabby and his infectious laugh and amazing talent from Hello Hollywood Hello.
    Sadly Kabby passed in 2017 but made a huge impact on the dance community during his time here. He was the cofounder of TUPAC Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center in Tacoma Washington. Deshawn was a student of Kabby’s and carrying on Kabby’s legacy as School Director of @tupactacoma
    As well as Dance Manager at Seattle Theater Group which kabby was also a part of.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep 187: Finding your name is still in the costume

    Ep 187: Finding your name is still in the costume

    Becs O’Hara tells her story of being in both Follies and Dita Las Vegas as she is also juggling 2 adorable children in this interview.
    Becs was in Jubilee before and after the changeover and now back on the Jubilee stage wearing some of her Jubilee costumes

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Ep 186: Part 4 of Follies- Opening in 1 week!

    Ep 186: Part 4 of Follies- Opening in 1 week!

    It’s 1 week away for Stephen Sondheim’s Follies opens its limited run in Las Vegas!
    Today we hear from Marla Gomez, Lou Ann Chessick, Donna Varney and Ramona Shaw share about what’s like to step on to the stage after decades away

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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Ep 185: Part 3-Legendary Showgirls in Vegas Debut of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies

    Ep 185: Part 3-Legendary Showgirls in Vegas Debut of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies

    Terry Ritter, Sheri Mirault, Laurie Thompson and Teri Thorndike share the excitement of getting back into a dance studio and learning choreography for Broadway’s Follies.
    All 4 had incredible careers in Vegas just a few decades ago. They still got it!

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    • 59 min
    Ep 184: Legendary Showgirls in Stephen Sondheim’s Follies debuting in Las Vegas

    Ep 184: Legendary Showgirls in Stephen Sondheim’s Follies debuting in Las Vegas

    Meet three legendary showgirls who will grace the stage decades after their many years as dancer/showgirls in Vegas.
    Anna Bailey, Cindy Doumani and Joni Sailon have great stories about their time on stage with Gypsy Rose Lee, Pearl Bailey and other legends.
    They are in rehearsals for the much awaited Follies opening in April



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    • 1 hr 7 min

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