“Sexxy” at Westgate Las Vegas.
Monday, Aug. 17, 2015|9:57 p.m.
“Sexxy” at Westgate Las Vegas.
Jennifer Romas’ ‘Sexxy’ at Westgate
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Editor’s Note: As Robin Leach invests household time in La Jolla, Calif., after going back to the United States from his yearly Italian journeys, numerous of our Strip personalities have stepped forward in his absence to pen their words of knowledge.
We continue today with “Sexxy” program manufacturer and star Jennifer Romas from her dressing room at Westgate Las Vegas and SBE exec Rick Onsurez, who talks about the enjoyment and VIP experience at Hyde Bellagio. First off is sensational dancer Jennifer on how she conquered a career-ending injury to introduce her own Las Vegas adult cabaret program:
When invited to compose this guest column for my dear good friend and coach Robin Leach, I was honored and thrilled, however then thought, “Why me?” I think that we all have a story to tell, however what would I blog about? My dance career, brand-new hit show “Sexxy” at Westgate Las Vegas, injury, family, life?
I sat down to compose and just decided to put my ideas on paper. This is exactly what I ended up with– the real me, not sugar layered, not glitzy or glam. Just a having a hard time artist who has a story to tell the world and whose dreams became a reality.
One year ago, I was searching to discover “other work” in home entertainment, handing in my business resume instead of performance resume. In rehabilitation and recuperating from two surgeries (I still require another) from a headache incident in iCandy Burlesque, when I was dropped throughout a live show, my kneecaps were smashed and ligaments torn, with ruptured bursa sacs.
I not just had to make changes in my career, but likewise was required to since of injury, a performer’s worst headache. Injury is unavoidable, however I felt like my life, soul and capability to work were eliminated from me.
No support from the program, years of rehab and failure to work as an entertainer as I did previously, weight gain, depression, huge medical expenditures, therapy, nonstop chronic discomfort, discomfort meds and more were all barriers in my life.
I needed to consider my future since the life span of a dancer isn’t really the longest. This was tough to swallow. Nothing else offered me life like dancing and carrying out, and I couldn’t discover happiness without it. But when one door closes, much more open.
This terrible occurrence has developed into a true blessing. I have met and made most of my dearest good friends in this time who had no idea what I did before. I ended up being involved in charities and learnt how to never ever give up. My values and mind set changed, and I started my own business, JRR Enterprises LV.
I choreographed motion pictures and Britney Spears’ welcoming ceremonies and ran entertainment for clubs and now produce, direct, choreograph and star in “Sexxy.”
I believe that everything occurs for a factor, and my life experiences better and bad have actually resulted in this minute. My dance background, scholarships, teaching, Disney, gymnastics triumphes, marital relationship, divorce, “America’s Got Skill,” television, movies, injuries, relationships, health concerns, loss of liked ones, friends and family have skilled me to be a boxer.
I am not going to lie. I did not have the lock box of ideas and dreams that I dealt with for several years concealed away in a closet to pull out if I ever had the chance to produce my own show, but in some way it simply took place over night– actually overnight!
Perhaps it was the years of hard work, luck, timing, willpower or just “my time,” but I am now the manufacturer, developer and choreographer of a hit Las Vegas show, really a dream come true.
I never imagined that putting on numerous hats would be so difficult. I awaken, and every day is an obstacle. I have to place on hats for each occasion: I’m business Jenn, performer Jenn, friend Jenn, choreographer, innovative Jenn, seamstress, editor Jenn, lighting Jenn, agreement Jenn, accountant, PR Jenn, manager, organizer, home builder, marketing Jenn, media Jenn and manager Jenn.
I think, consume, rest and breathe “Sexxy.” I have the best team and supporters. “I will certainly not fail you,” is what I tell myself when I get up. Well, I do not sleep, so, as I lay there, this is exactly what I think.
I have so much regard for anyone who has ever remained in these shoes, and, believe me, just those who have actually been in these shoes understand the stress, time, drive, understanding and team effort you need to get through the day. Assembling a program from scratch in less than Thirty Days isn’t really an easy job for any individual, and for “Sexxy” to be in its 7th month is an even larger achievement right here.
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It had not been a one-woman task. I owe David Siegel, Mark Waltrip, and the whole Westgate household so much for believing in me and giving me the chance of a lifetime– and to my dear friend Robin Leach for presenting us and believing in me for years.
There are many individuals who have supported and cared about me along this trip. My moms and dads have been my foundation at every obstacle. I have an army of individuals who provide me strength to not quit. All the greats who have actually been through what I am going through and provide me support, recommendations, understanding and help: My good friends, family, other entertainers, coaches and the support of individuals I don’t know and have not fulfilled but know me or are fans. I am really blessed!
There is a group of women who I have the honor and enjoyment to perform with every night, and it is because of this household why my program gets great evaluations and sells tickets, individuals support us and the factor we are making waves in Las Vegas and around the world. My insanely remarkable entertainers, theater group, Red Mercury, Paragon and original team of 6 gorgeous dancers– with blood, sweat, splits and numerous bottles of Sally Hansen spray on– have actually provided me everything.
The “Sexxy” 6 have actually been with me because Day 1 of this trip. They are “Sexxy” the program, they make the program what it is filled with talent, allure, charm, excellent capability, in shape physiques, energy and life. Miss Gabriella Versace, Svetlana Ghetman, Veronica Collazo, Dar Brzezinski, Alexandria Halbauerand and Elaine Hoxie, you are magic each and every night.
Although it is a partially nude show, I ensure that every woman and guy young or old will welcome the talent and charm of everyone who steps on my stage and leave the showroom with energy and positivity and will agree that they simply saw a “Sexxy” show that knocked their socks off.
“Sexxy” is one door that has actually opened numerous other doors. I recently received a Best of City Award for Best Burlesque Choreographer 2015, completed recording “Gigolos” on Showtime to air in September and choreographed for the Orlando Predators, music videos, Britney Spears Day, Vince Neil’s Las Vegas Outlaws and Zowie Bowie.
I have actually landed local and national magazines and covers and had a chance to be associated with regional and national charities: AFAN, “Mondays Dark,” Win-Win, Camp Cartwheel, NSCPA, Cupid’s Undie Run, UMC, Make-a-Wish and more as an outcome of “Sexxy.”
We offered a Las Vegas sendoff to cancer survivor and grandmother Helene Neville, who in early September will certainly complete the fourth and last leg of her unbelievable run around the border of America. We’ll invite her back to Las Vegas with the world record in hand.
Along with my daily pain and struggle come the most fantastic moments in my life. I have actually been and feel so blessed with many things but still believed that I fell just short of “the big time.” Maybe it’s me who does not believe in myself, or maybe it simply wasn’t suggested to be. As I am growing older, I have re-evaluated exactly what the “huge time” suggests.
I do know that this is my calling, and “Sexxy” is just the beginning. One day faster than later, I will leave the phase as a performer, but my objective is to grow my brand, empire and company, motivate and teach others and return to those who assisted me along the way. Enjoying, having family and friends and my young puppies to grow old with, creating a future of love, health and wealth.
Come visit us for the night of your life! “Sexxy” is carried out nightly at Westgate from Tuesdays through Saturdays at 10, relocating to 10:45 p.m. beginning in September.
Be sure to take a look at our other visitor column today from SBE executive Rick Onsurez, who discusses the enjoyment and VIP experience at Hyde Bellagio.
On Tuesday, we have 10 Concerns with shoe designer Steve Madden in the area for the MAGIC fashion convention and commemorating his 25th anniversary. Plus, our weekly contributing chef Ben Vaughn and a guest column from the women at Juice Standard changing the method we consider juicing.
Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous” popularity has actually been a reporter for more than 50 years and has spent the previous 15 years providing readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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Westgate Las Vegas & & Casino As the place where Elvis Presley broke all Vegas program participation records when it was still called the International Hotel, the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & & Gambling establishment is a time pill of timeless Vegas. Its name altered from the LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & & Gambling establishment in early 2012. While the sensation is traditional, the hotel has recently spent millions in remodellings. From the visitor rooms to the swimming pool deck, all surface areas were redesigned. Crystal chandeliers hang from the ceiling of the 74,000 square-foot casino, where there is high limit slots. Simply off from the gambling establishment, there is the world’s biggest race and sports book, the SuperBook, showcasing 350 seats, 28 giant screens highlighted with a large 15′ x 20′ screen for a grand overall of more than 60 viewing monitors. The dining choices at the building variety from the prize-winning Benihana, a Japanese steakhouse, to The Buffet, where visitors can delight in the broad selection of choices. After dinner, guests can benefit from the star-studded home entertainment. The hotel also makes it hassle-free to casino-hop as one of the stops on the Las Vegas Monorail.
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