When Ellana was 8 yrs old, she received her first album, “The Wiz” as a gift. She would spend hours in the mirror with a brush as her microphone singing the songs and pretending to be Dorothy. A Star was born!
Ellana is a native of Baltimore, Maryland where she attened and earned a degree in Radio, Television and Film from Morgan State University. While attending Morgan she performed with the renown Morgan State University choir. After graduating from college, Ellana continued her love affair with performing in local films, theatre companies and competitions before moving to Los Angeles.
Since moving to LA, Ellana has studied with the Meisner Center, M.K.Lewis and Sam Christensen to name a few, and she has performed at Theater Theatre, Stella Adler and The Egyptian Arena in Hollywood.
Ellana is very excited about her career because with GOD all things are possible
Jazz music in America has become such a standard that some people forget how fun, sexy and rebellious it was when it first came into being over a century ago. Please join a few hand-selected artists and me at the World Famous House of Blues Foundation Room. We'll share an evening of Jazz that will revive your image of the genre while keeping you entertained at the same time. - Ace Micheals, Executive Producer
"The Martini Jazz Show" is a speakeasy event that features live jazz era music, hilarious comedy, classy burlesque dance and sexy costumed character actors. Each show will highlights costumed Jazz era performers and musicians that recall the era and famous films like 'Cabaret", "Chicago", " Cotton Club" and more. Our show highlights famous hit songs by Cole Porter, Ira Gershwin, Stephen Sondheim, Glen Miller, Benny Goodman and many others. It's like re-living an evening of famous singers like Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Lena Horne, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, Cab Calloway, Julie London and countless more than you can imagine. Jazz is the music that helped shaped American music and performance what it is today.
Wardrobe: Cool hip Jazz era tuxedos, double breasted suits with pinstripes, fedoras, feather boas, satin gloves, lace, lipstick fishnets, etc.
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