2016/10/07

Crazy Horse Paris presents its « Muses » at the Petit Palais

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Paris, September 13th, 2016 – Crazy Horse Paris is proud and happy to announce that it has accepted the invitation of Jean de Loisy, artistic director of Nuit Blanche and president of the Palais de Tokyo, to participate in the 2016 edition of Nuit Blanche. This year’s theme of the popular night-time event: crossings over and, in particular, that of the Seine river and therefore, its bridges.

Held every year since 2002 on the first Saturday in October, the city of Paris organizes this “Sleepless Night”, in french Nuit Blanche. This year’s edition will be held on Saturday, October 1st, from 7 p.m. ‘til dawn. It is a popular and festive event, art taking center stage in the city, pervading public parks and iconic Parisian monuments and buildings.

This year, Nuit Blanche will provide the opportunity to discover the city differently with an itinerary designed such a symbolic cartography, inviting the visitor to participate in a lover’s quest along the Seine, from town hall to the Île aux Cygnes  and up to the city of tomorrow, the Grand Paris. Nuit Blanche’s leitmotiv, personified  by Poliphilo, main character of a 15th century illustrated Italian novel, in which he pursues his love, Polia, in his dreams, only to sadly awaken when he, at long last, manages to conquer her heart. Not unlike him, visitors will be invited to cross dreamlike landscapes, going through inner change and transformation in the process.

THE CRAZY HORSE PARIS’ MUSES AT THE PETIT PALAIS

In the Petit Palais gardens, a spellbinding encounter soothes Poliphilo’s heart. Just as in numerous passages in the novel, nymphs help our hero by guiding and enthralling him. A flash of light, symbolizing the frontier between where the real world ends and dreams begin, greets visitors as they enter the garden. They discover a magical and bewitching world laid out in lavish 19th century scenery.

Hidden behind peristyle columns, Crazy Horse Paris nymphs seem to have taken shelter in this enchanting place. In the middle of the central pool, their vaporous robes sway gently and they whisper delicately into the visitors’ ears.

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Petit Palais garden
Crazy Horse Paris presents Muses
PERFORMANCE No charge – Free access
Saturday October 1st from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

CRAZY HORSE PARIS : 65 YEARS OF CREATION AND GLAMOUR

A must-see of Parisian nightlife, Crazy Horse Paris is celebrating 65 years of creation and Parisian chic in 2016. The legendary venue is known for its dancers with dreamlike names, clothed in nothing but lights and mystery. On stage, the Crazy Girls, sensual, beguiling and recalling the legend, are part of the shining stars of Parisian nightlife.

The Crazy Horse Paris, thanks to its reputation and unique know-how on how to beautify women, has always inspired the greatest artists of our time. Ever since 2006, by welcoming creators and artists, from fashion and dance, the cabaret constantly renews itself and its vision of sensuality and femininity.

From October 5th to December 31st, 2016, the famous Parisian lingerie designer Chantal Thomass will be taking over the cabaret’s artistic direction. Together with the in-house Crazy Horse Paris team and the choreographer Stéphane Jarny, she has created several exclusive acts and reworked some of the Crazy Horse Paris’ iconic numbers, for a crazily glamorous show called Dessous Dessus.

Photos : Ornella Piacentile