Meet Anne Carter
“Legends in Concert”
Has been singing since the age of 5 and “involved in dance forever.” ... Began competing in dance competitions as a child. ... While competing in annual events in Las Vegas, caught such shows as “Starlight Express” and Siegfried & Roy. ... Holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance performance from Southern Methodist University. ... After college, performed on Royal Caribbean cruise ships for about two years (favorite destination: Bermuda). ... Moved to Las Vegas in 2008. ... Credits include the Rio’s “Show in the Sky,” “Xtreme Magic” with DIrk Arthur, “Monster Circus” and “American Superstars.” ... Joined “Legends in Concert” just over a year ago. ... People sometimes ask if she performs as Britney Spears or Carrie Underwood in the show (“I think it’s the blonde hair”).
On seeing Las Vegas shows as a kid:
“I just loved it. It was exciting to see that (dancing) was something that you could do and make a living doing. Obviously, I was very entertained by it all. ... (Laughs) Even, like, when I was in school, growing up, I always worked hard and got good grades but in the back of my mind it was, ‘This doesn’t matter.’ I was going to be a dancer!”