Caline Ka

Nationality: Russian

Hair: chestnut

Eyes: blue

Astrological sign: Scorpio


How did you get your stage-name?

It comes from a famous, traditional Russian folksong, called “Kalinka”!


What is your fondest memory at the Crazy Horse thus far?

Every time I’ve learnt a new solo performance.


How do you get motivated when you get up every day?

Doing daily exercises is what truly motivates me.


Who is the woman that inspires you most?

Dita Von Teese.


What’s your best beauty and/or fitness tip?

My little secret: a palpating and rolling massage. A great way to fight cellulitis!

Caline Ka

An arched back is Crazy


What is “Crazy” and what is “not Crazy” for you?

An arched back is Crazy, being spineless is not.


What is your favorite act in the show?

“Good Girl”.


How do you become a Crazy Horse dancer?

Simply by auditioning.


How do you prepare before getting on stage? Are there any rituals you go through?

I always look at myself in the mirror to make sure my makeup and costume are perfect.


In only three words, how would you define a Crazy Girl?

Class, charisma and humor.



  • Poupie Cadolle a crée les corsets de « Red Shoes ».

  • Chaque année, les danseuses du Crazy Horse utilisent 250 paires de bas, 500 litres de maquillage et 300 tubes de rouge « Crazy ».

  • Le nom du cabaret parisien est en hommage au chef Sioux Crazy Horse.

  • 300 “Crazy Red” lipsticks are used each year by Crazy Horse Paris’ dancers.

  • Crazy Horse Paris was founded by Alain Bernardin in 1951 and has been an illustrious cabaret ever since.

  • Fifi Chachnil signe la tenue de la PDGère dans « Crisis ! What Crisis ? »

  • At least six pairs of shoes are tailor made for each dancer.

  • Two Crazy Girls modelled for David Lynch’s “Fetish” photo series

  • La voix féminine sur la bande son du numéro “Spoutnik” appartient à la danseuse Fiamma Rosa.

  • La 1ère Guest Star dans l’histoire du Crazy Horse est Dita Von Teese en octobre 2006.

  • The cabaret is considered a national monument in France. It is a cultural phenomenon and part of the national heritage.

  • Internationally acclaimed corsetiere Poupie Cadolle, whose grandmother invented the bra, designed the corsets for « Red Shoes ».

  • Deux danseuses du Crazy Horse ont été les modèles pour David Lynch pour son projet « Fetish », en collaboration avec Christian Louboutin.

  • More than 30 dancers currently work with Crazy Horse Paris.

  • Christian Louboutin a dessiné les souliers d’une majorité de tableaux dont « Teasing », « Rougir de Désir » et « Upside Down ».

  • Inauguré le 21 septembre 2009, le show “Désirs” est signé Philippe Decouflé et Ali Mahdavi.

  • Chaque danseuse est baptisée d’un nom de scène lors de son entrée au Crazy Horse.

  • Celebrity shoe creator Christian Louboutin designed the red-soled shoes for many acts including “Teasing”, “Rougir de Désirs” and “Upside Down”.

  • Hilton McConnico a crée la première affiche du spectacle “Désirs” en 2009.

  • All dancers are classically trained. It takes three to five month of hard work to transform a classical dancer into a Crazy Girl.