Originally from Connecticut, Niki Scalera has performed on Broadway as Penny in Hairspray, as Jane in Disney’s Tarzan & in Neil Simon’s Jake’s Women.
She toured the US as the preacher’s daughter, Ariel in Footloose after receiving her BFA from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. She performed in Stephen Sondheim’s Putting It Together at South Coast Repertory Theatre in Southern California & collaborated with singer/songwriter/ producer, NeYo.
Niki has appeared on daytime dramas Loving, All My Children & Another World and starred in the Emmy nominated ABC After School Special “Don’t Touch”.
A resident & lover of Las Vegas, Niki was an original cast member of We Will Rock You, the Queen musical at Paris & a soloist with the Las Vegas Philharmonic.
Inspired and driven by the incredible vocals and stage presence of Dame Shirley Bassey, Niki joined forces with long time friend and colleague Keith Thompson to create Bassey & Me. A one woman theatrical cabaret featuring the music of Dame Shirley and an 8 piece band conducted by Keith Thompson recently performed at The Smith Center's intimate Cabaret Jazz room in Las Vegas.