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Janell Burgess, a Vegas-based dancer with numerous credits in shows throughout the city, recently returned from Nigeria after judging the family-centered dance show called the “Maltina Dance All.”

MDA, which just completed its fourth season, is an initiative of the country’s popular malt drink called Maltina. The reality-TV-style show uses elimination rounds to select three families, which compete in a live, one-hour show for the title of Nigeria’s Number One Dance Family.

Interested in reading more? Click over to a couple of Burgess’ blog posts here and here for summaries of the event. If you’d like to see her entire blog, the homepage is here. (The photos alone are certainly worth a look.)

Burgess is currently traveling in Aguas Calientes, Mexico with the illusionists known as the Fercos Brothers. Updates are periodically posted to her Tumblr blog.

Janell Burgess, a Vegas local with credits from Jubilee! and Peepshow, is currently in Nigeria as a judge for “Maltina Dance All,” Africa’s top family dance program.

Stay tuned: a discussion with Burgess about her perspective from the Strip to the sub-Saharan is coming soon.

Check out her blog in the meantime.

Janell Burgess

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