Eliana Alexander

Eliana is the founding member of EDGE Performing Arts Center in Hollywood, CA, Los Angeles Dance Force and Kids Dance LA. Eliana’s dance background includes: Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Musical Theater & various Latin styles.

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Started singing professionally in a band at the age of 16 and soon after toured Japan as a professional singer and model.

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Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman heard her voice at the audition for the musical "Dawgs" and wrote the theme song just for her, "Dogs are a Man's Best Friend." Eliana went on to record the cast album.

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Choreographed 5 seasons of the Imagen Award-winning Paquito's Christmas musical directed by Luis Avalos which went to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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Choreographed Veteranos the musical which went on to a national tour.

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Worked with her mother Ana Cervantes on two episodes of 'Could It Be A Miracle' and the feature 'How The Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer'.

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Worked with Bernard Fox in the musical Little Old Broadway at the Variety Arts Theater in Los Angeles, California.

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At 16 was known as "the little girl with the big voice".

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Taught dance to Drew Barrymore for a year when Drew was 12.

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Part of the 1998 ALMA Awards winning cast of Foto Novelas: Mangas.

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Eliana is the niece of Harold Pinter.

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Eliana is the 20th generation of Count Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra.

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Eliana and her husband are completely vegan as of 2011.

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Eliana supports Jeremy Soles, founder of Team X-T.R.E.M.E. which stands for: Train, Rehabilitate, Empower, Motivate, Endure.

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Toured the United States in the musicals: West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof & Oklahoma. Eliana developed the role of Sarita in the musical Castro & the Pitcher.

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Eliana is fluent in Spanish & English. She plays classical and flamenco guitar and owns two acoustic guitars: a Yamaha and Martin 12-string.

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Special Skills:

Horseback riding (English/Jumping 2ft)

Martial Arts (Hap Ki Do blue belt)

All aquatic sports: competitive swimming (butterfly, backstroke, breast stroke, freestyle); Water Skiing (Slalom/Barefoot/Trick); Water Ballet.

Cycling & Volleyball.