A natural entertainer since birth, Lori Russo’s formal stage training includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Southern California and a scholarship to the Dupree Dance Academy, Stanley Holden Dance Center. Her extensive training and stage background allows Russo to perform all the spectacular dance moves of the vivacious Ann-Margret.
Prior to performing as a famous celebrity, Ms. Russo made her mark in the entertainment industry starring in several theatrical productions including Stella in “Streetcar Named Desire” and Adalaide in “Meet Me In St. Louis” as the understudy to Debbie Boone. In addition, Russo has two films and several music videos to her credit. Television appearances include “That’s Comedy” and “America the Beautiful”.
Russo’s incredible look and powerful voice complete her portrayal of the sexy American icon. Performing as the popular sex kitten from the Viva Las Vegas days with Elvis Presley, Ms. Russo recreates the magic and energy that made Ann-Margaret popular.
Joining the award-winning show Legends In Concert, Russo completes an outstanding cast providing an incredible stage presence to every number. Her energy, sensational costumes and dynamic voice back a spark to the stage not seen since the original.