This week, Ira spoke with Anita Mann.
Anita Mann is the producer of Vegas’ hottest adult revue, FANTASY at Luxor. Now in its 12th successful year on the Las Vegas Strip, FANTASY has been featured on the “Good Day L.A.,” and Oxygen Network’s “The Bad Girls Club.”
Mann has been honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences as one of America’s top five contemporary choreographers. She is also the recipient of six Emmy nominations, one Emmy Awards and accolades from every corner of the industry.
Her choreography credits include five seasons on “Solid Gold” (which earned her two Emmy Nominations), “The Muppets Go Hollywood” (her first Emmy Nomination), “The Cher Show,” “The Jacksons,” “The Academy Awards,” “The Golden Globe Awards,” “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “The Miss America Pageant” (her first Emmy Award), “The People’s Choice Awards,” “The Grammy Hall of Fame,” “The Emmy’s,” “The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon (one Emmy nomination), “The Great Muppet Caper,” “Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Live,” “Sesame Street Live,” “The Mighty Morphin Power Ranger Tour” as well as countless other live, film and Television Shows.
Mann was the coordinating producer for the television series, “Dirty Dancing,” which was produced for the WE Channel by Lionsgate. She has also worked with Comcast on its “Get Up and Dance” and “Fantasy Dance Camp” series, available at Comcast “On Demand.”
Mann has also danced and choreographed for Elvis Presley, Davy Jones, Lucille Ball, Michael Jackson, and countless other stars while having a four-decade relationship with all the major networks.