Elana is excited to join the national tour of Pretty Woman the Musical as a swing/Dance Captain and bring the show to cities around North America!
Check out some recent performance updates below!
Fall 2023 - Summer 2024
Elana re-joined the national tour of Cats the Musical for a month-long stint in the role of Tantomile! She had a blast returning to the show after her previous year on tour.
Elana Valastro ran away with the circus for the month of October! She introduced a number of circus acts as ringmaster as well as sang and danced in her own act at Old Sturbridge Village, MA. Press release found here.
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022
Elana saw much of North America on the national tour of Cats the Musical! She was a swing/understudy covering roles such as Demeter, Bombalurina, Rumpleteazer, Sillabub, and Tantomile. See cast announcement here.
Before Covid-19 unfortunately put an end to the run, Elana was in sunny Boca Raton, FL at the Willow Theater playing the role of Rebecca in a new play by John Anastasi. More info here.
Elana was thankful to RWS Entertainment for the opportunity to spread holiday cheer as a singer/dancer in the Charlie Brown Christmas Spectacular at Kings Island WinterFest in Mason, Ohio.
Winter 2018 - Fall 2019
Elana had the time of her life adventuring around the world as the female Singer/Dancer on the Oceania Marina cruise ship! She travelled to 30+ countries from March to October after rehearsing at Norwegian Creative Studios in Tampa, Florida.
Elana spent the lovely winter at Northern Stage as Atina and other ensemble characters in The Little Mermaid! In addition to being the Ariel Understudy, she experienced her first fly system and was airborne as the Stingray in Under the Sea and the Ariel body double. More info here.
Elana thoroughly enjoyed her time as a member of the 2017 Resident Acting Company at the New London Barn Playhouse! She was the “Day By Day” soloist in Godspell as well as roles in The Secret Garden, West Side Story, and All Shook Up.
Elana graduated from Cornell University in May 2017 with a BA in Performing and Media Arts and a minor in Science/Technology studies. At Cornell, she enjoyed being president of the Cornell Ambassadors for Media and Performance, a Cornell Tradition Fellow, a member of the Edge of the Gorge Dance Company, and a member of the Sphinx Head Senior Honor Society. In addition, she was honored to receive the 2017 Drama Book Shop Award.
Headshots (click photo to enlarge)