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Crazy Horse About To Gallop Down Under

Posted July 19, 2017, 8:44 p.m. by T

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Oh la la – crazy horse about to gallop down under . . .

Le Crazy Horse de Paris is THE Parisian Cabaret known for its stage shows performed by nude female dancers and for the diverse range of magic and variety 'turns' between each nude show and the next.

It is not for nothing one of the iconic locations that Mötley Crüe referenced in their anthemic song “Girls, girls, girls”.

Since its inception in 1951, Crazy Horse Paris has acquired a reputation for presenting women in an incomparable, sensual and sophisticated way and collaborations have seen Crazy Horse Paris collaborating with David Lynch, Miuccia Prada, Roberto Cavalli, Kylie Minogue, Beyonce? and Ellen von Unwerth.

Crazy Horse Paris has been home to a long list of exceptional artists who have made guest performances with the troupe, including Dita Von Teese, Pamela Anderson, Carmen Electra, Arielle Dombasle, Clotilde Courau and Conchita Wurst.

Celebrating 65 years of Parisian Glamour and inspired by the endless theme of femininity and sophistication, Australian audiences will experience the tantalizing Parisian cultural phenomenon of Crazy Horse Paris for the first time ever when Forever Crazy high kicks through Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Canberra from 08 August.

Featuring a curated selection of acts from the legendary Cabaret, Forever Crazy consists of a series of highly aesthetic and visual tableaus presented by a multicultural cast of eleven classically trained dancers clad in textured lighting and projection.

Forever Crazy was conceived as a tribute to Alain Bernardin, the founder of Crazy Horse Paris. It fully preserves the cabaret’s artistic heritage while adding a touch of modernity, humour and sophistication. Consisting of distinct choreographed acts, among them legendary Crazy Horse “classics”. Forever Crazy presents itself as a unique kaleidoscope of beauty, grace, passion and precision.

Performances are accentuated by original music and costumes tailor made for each dancer, with collaborations on the fashion front comprising  French designers including Paco Rabanne, Loris Azzaro, Karl Lagerfeld, Emmanuel Ungaro, Azzedine Alaia, Alexis Mabille, Alexandre Vauthier, Chantal Thomass. Shoe creator Christian Louboutin has personally designed the dancer’s red-soled shoes, adding the heel to making Forever Crazy a night of opulence.

Terra australis will see Crazy Horse incarnate in:

  • Melbourne: The Palms at Crown Melbourne Tuesday 8 August to Sunday 20 August
  • Perth: Crown Theatre, Perth, Wednesday 6 September to Sunday 17 September
  • Sydney: State Theatre, 49 Market Street, Sydney Wednesday 27 September to Sunday 1 October
  • Canberra: The Canberra Theatre, Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra, Wednesday 4 October to Saturday 7 October

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Photos from Crazy Horse website

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