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.

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

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.

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.

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

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'.

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

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

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

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

Eliana is the niece of Harold Pinter.

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

Eliana and her husband are completely vegan as of 2011.

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

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.

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

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.