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But I’m a good girl

High intensity

A mischievous woman, malicious glances.

A game of hide-and-seek behind a sparkling curtain.

This sublime figure will offer you a number of high intensity. A contagious energy for a number that is brimming with life and magnificently performed.

 

Polly Underground

This act from the classic Crazy Horse repertoire was originally created for the sparkly Polly Underground.

This iconic show girl, whose real name is Madeleine Harper, was discovered in a cabaret in Germany by Alain Bernardin and his muse Lova Moor.

They urged the young dancer to move to Paris and, after having renamed it with “made in Crazy”, they made her one of the legendary stars of the famous cabaret at 12 avenue George V.

Originally entitled “My name is Polly Underground”, this classic number evolved over time, before becoming the famous “But I’m a good girl”, presented today on the stage of Paris’ legendary cabaret, at the center of the revue “Désirs”.

This act is also performed as part of the show on international tour, “Forever Crazy”, one of the “best of” acts from the 65 years of the Crazy Horse.

“But I’m a good girl” is a true Crazy Horse Paris classic that has gone through the years unscathed and is still animated by the same intensity!

But I'm a good girl, a mischievous woman, malicious glances.

Cover performance by Christina Aguilera

The solo dancer performs her number to music composed by Jacques Morali.

The father of the famous Village People has written legendary tunes for the most memorable shows of Crazy Horse.

In 2010, Christina Aguilera performed “But I am a Good Girl”, in the film “Burlesque”, co-starring with Cher.

The choreography of the act “But I’m a good girl” was created by the American choreographer Molly Molloy, who also collaborated with Arielle Dombasle, for her exclusive performances on the stage of the Crazy Horse in 2007.

Glamorously dressed in pearls

Le costume de cette « Good Girl », simplement et glamoureusement vêtue de perles, est signé du fashion designer et illustrateur franco-japonais Antoine Kruk.

The author of “Crazy”, a book of illustrations devoted to the backstage scenes of the Crazy Horse, Antoine Kruk also writes the column “Oh les filles!” in Figaro Madame, which describes in Kraz’s inimitable style the life of these mythic Parisiennes, always living between the worlds of fashion and high society.

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DID YOU KNOW THAT... ?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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