I thoroughly enjoyed my 1 1/2 years at Jubilee! here in Las Vegas. I am still so honored to have been a part of the 32 year old spectacular- the last remaining showgirl spectacle on the strip! I am especially thankful given the recent dramaaaa floating around regarding the Jubilee overhaul. Mr. Frank Gatson Jr, “choreographer to the stars,” (AKA BEYONCE) has signed on to revamp Jubilee after it has pretty much stayed the same show for 32 years. Now that the show is threatening to change, I’m so happy to have been in at least one of the “original” versions of the show. Who knows, maybe it will largely stay the same with some great additions of…LED screens, holographic people, and HIGHER DANCE HEELS! OH GOD FORGET IT!!! IT IS ALL DOWNHILL!!! RUN! Just joshin…. I really do think the show needs it.
I personally agree that: 1. It needs somewhat of a story line. Or at least blocks of story lines. Like “Showgirls through the years” or “Las Vegas” or “Hollywood Movie Musicals” or “Beyonce Rules the World.” I don’t know, just some sort of semblance of a seamless show. 2. It is boring. Take out those terrible variety acts PLEASE!!!! and just make the show shorter, don’t add a hologram of Danny The Cube Guy twirling shit. It is not going to be better. 3. I agree with the costume updates for the dudes. Those sparkly t-shirts do NOT complement our rhinestone magnificent behemoths. They just don’t.
Other than that, he wants to “look at raising the heel height.” Ugh yikes. No thanks. And change the choreo. Has he ever choreographed for musical theater, let alone topless musical theater? He might be in over his head.
Reality is finally kicking in in fantasy Natalie land and I have less than a week until I begin rehearsals with Mike Maloney Productions and learn new shows to dance on the Celebrity Century cruise ship!! First Disneyland, then Jubilee, now I am starting another dream job on my list…it’s amazing! I’ve started to pack…nope…started to think about what to pack. And then I do nothing. Can’t wait to spend the week taking care of business (nails, massages, go karting…the usual) and then start sweating it out in the rehearsal room. Looking forward to working 6 days again, but this time its 9am-5pm rehearsals for a whole month! Ugh! Better get used to that normal people time. Yuck.
Here is a video I smashed together of all the videos I took on my last day at the Jubes. Hopefully there aren’t too many boobs in it! If you find it boring, it might be because of the lack of boobs, or you just should not watch my videos cuz you suck. Anywhoo, I had an amazing last day and I hope you enjoy the 8 minute video! Thanks to all my wonderful friends in the Jubilee family who made me feel so loved and special. I will never forget you! 😀