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Purple Underground

On fire

Heatwave, beware!

Take heed, or your eyes might get scorched by the flames of passion unleashed by the pulsating rhythmic movements of these incomparable beauties.

Created by the dancer and artistic collaborator of the Crazy Horse, Patricia Folly alias Psykko Tico, “Purple Underground” is a magnificently executed dance number.

Five goddesses with perfect bodies literally set the stage on fire in an electrifying choreography performed on the famous Thonet chairs, in Crazy Horse lights for the occasion.

Purple Underground is part of the iconic scenes of the Crazy Horse.

Music by Mirwais

The tension mounts during the scene. The dancers twirl to music subtly orchestrated by the famous electronic music composer Mirwais.

Its rhythm pushes the dancers on stage to deliver the most glamorous and exhilarating performances.

Dressed in light

During this intense and sensual number, the Crazy Girls highlight the beautiful curves of their bodies dressed in nothing more than lighting effects created by the stage management team of the famous Parisian cabaret.

Their red high-heeled shoes are creations by the famous shoemaker of the stars, the ineluctable Christian Louboutin, first Guest Creator of the Crazy Horse Paris.

And iconic scene

“Purple Underground” is part of the iconic scenes of the Crazy Horse.

Originally part of the touring show “Forever Crazy”, artistic direction by the Canadian Dick Walsh en 2010, “Purple Underground” was presented for the first time son the legendary stage of the Crazy Horse in Paris, in the show “Feu”, created by Christian Louboutin in 2012, which was also included in the 3D capture of this show, released in movie theaters in 2012..

A nod to the America of the 60s

The name of this scene is a nod to the legendary American rock band The Velvet Underground, formed in New York in the mid-1960s and linked to the adventure of the Factory of Andy Warhol, a leading figure of American Pop Art, who produced them.

The 60s marked a turning point indeed for the Crazy Horse, which draws from many of the artistic trends of the time and especially from Pop Art.rtistiques de l’époque et en particulier du Pop Art.

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DID YOU KNOW THAT... ?

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

  • 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 ».

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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

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

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

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