Lila Magnetic

Nationality: French

Hair: brown

Eyes: brown

Astrological sign: Taurus

 

How did you get your stage-name?

“Lila” or violet, is my favorite color. When I first got here, everyone noticed my violet accessories. And “Magnetic”… well, that’s for you to say!

 

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

The “Forever Crazy” tour is my fondest memory. Being on the road for over two years… (London, Canada, Hong Kong, Cannes, Russia, etc.)

 

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

I love being on stage. It’s what drives, nourishes and motivates me. So in the morning, I take care of myself in order to be at my best in the evening (a good breakfast, nails, hair and stretching).

  • Beautiful dancer Lila Magnetic at the Crazy Horse Paris
  • Crazy Girl Lila Magnetic Portrait at the Crazy Horse Paris
  • Crazy Horse dancer Lila Magnetic

Lila Magnetic

"Chain Gang” was a heart-stopper for me

 

Who is the woman that inspires you most?

Difficult to choose one, at the moment I’m listening to Barbara. I admire her very much, what a career, despite such a difficult past, you’ve got to respect that!

 

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

I do daily yoga sessions, have a well-balanced diet and sleep eight hours.

 

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

To me it’s the Crazy walk, or stride that symbolizes what Crazy is all about. It needs to be assertive, swaying, majestic and through it all your own personality and character need to transpire. On the other hand, vulgarity in any size, shape or form, is not Crazy. Whether it be in the way of behaving, talking or in your personal tastes.

 

What is your favorite act in the show?

Again, hard to choose. “Chain Gang” was a heart-stopper for me, the first time I saw it. I’m still hoping to do it someday…

 

How do you become a Crazy Horse dancer?

First step and not the slightest: the audition. That’s probably what marked and impressed me the most. Improvising alone on this legendary stage, almost totally naked, in front of the managers, was not easy. After that, you need to work hard, always striving for perfection. Turning into a Crazy Girl takes time!

 

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

I’m a perfectionist, so I make sure everything is perfect. I take my time to make sure my makeup is flawless and my hair well-groomed. Then comes time for my warmup, which is very important! Then I concentrate and breathe.

 

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

A Crazy Girl is elegant, a bit mysterious and gives her all to her audience.

DID YOU KNOW THAT... ?

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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