Enny Gmatic

Nationality: British and French

Hair: brown

Eyes: brown

Astrological sign: Sagittarius

 

How did you get your stage-name?

We’re given our stage-names after our two-month training period, just before our first performance. Why am I called “Enny Gmatic”? For me to know and you to find out…

 

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

The first time I celebrated my birthday! I was on my first international tour and we were doing a shooting with a Taiwanese designer. It was for an exhibition, four full-size pictures of me dressed in nothing but light were to be displayed. At the end of the shooting the crew came in carrying a cake and singing “Happy Birthday” in Taiwanese.

 

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

By being happy! In the morning I make myself an herbal infusion with ginger, lemon and honey. In order to better enjoy the little pleasures in life, I meditate and I’m always aware that I’m incredibly lucky to be able to live my passion.

 

Who is the woman that inspires you most?

All women.

 

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

A healthy diet, feeling good about yourself, yoga and Lush beauty products !

Enny Gmatic

Doing "Chain Gang" was quite the stage experience for me

 

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

For the past sixty years, throughout the different eras and fashion trends, Crazyness has never ceased to evolve. Nothing is eternal! What hasn’t changed though, is that the Crazy Girls still stylishly embody every woman’s personality and fantasy. Banality and status quo are not Crazy.

 

What is your favorite act in the show?

“Chain Gang”, “Laser Lay”, “Rougir de Désir”, just to name a few. These three numbers are very different and have stood the test of time. They’re very powerful and allow the dancers to express all sorts of emotions to exceptional music. Doing “Chain Gang” was quite the stage experience for me.

 

How do you become a Crazy Horse dancer?

To become a dancer, the ingredients are: classic ballet training, talent as an actress, passion, dedication and most importantly sensuality and glamour. Shake it all up and you get an explosive Crazy Girl cocktail.

 

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

When I get there I walk around the dressing room for some chitchat and to see how the girls are doing. I do my hair and makeup. Finally, I do some yoga to unite mind and body before beginning the Crazy Show!

 

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

A bubbly, sensual and mysterious woman…

DID YOU KNOW THAT... ?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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 ».

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