Dreaming Big

Vegas entertainment community finds its counterparts in the children of the Boys & Girls Club

It’s a question every child hears over and over again: “What are you going to be when you grow up?” Often the answer is simple: doctor, teacher, firefighter—occupations easily understood by the young mind. But if every child followed through on those elementary school ambitions, where would the future hip-hop dancers, illusionists, comedians and performance artists of the world come from? Some kids have different ambitions. With help from the local chapter of the Boys & Girls Club, a few young, enthusiastic volunteers channeled the professions of some of Las Vegas’ biggest dreamers: the performers who make the city the Entertainment Capital of the World.         Next