Rougir de Désir
A feline creature
Out of the dark, a striking silhouette appears.
To a tune by Antony and the Johnsons, her graceful and feline movements mesh with light.
Her outlines sharpen and bit-by-bit her forms are revealed, playing with your senses, teasing your emotions.
An iconic scene
The last solo from the show “Désirs”, directed by Philippe Decouflé under the artistic direction of the Iranian artist and photographer Ali Mahdavi,”Rougir de Désirs” is an original creation with a play of lights and a pure aesthetics.
The number conveys the power and fragility of Woman, through the unique interpretation of the solo dancer, who hides and reveals herself in this refined and modern play of lights.
Like other creations of “Désirs” such as “Upside Down”, “Rougir de Désir”, created in 2009, is a timeless and universal number, and is among the great classics of the legendary Parisian cabaret’s repertoire.
Winning over Beyoncé
A number that also won over the American singer Beyoncé, who reinterpreted it in 2013 in her video “Partition”, shot in collaboration with Crazy Horse.
Under the leadership of Philippe Decouflé, new technologies have been introduced and used by the Crazy Horse technical teams for this iconic scene.
Using sensors, the solo dancer of “Rougir de Désir” performs the dance by painting her skin with light and delicate lace projections, following her tightly choreographed movements.
Costume by Fifi Chachnil
The costume of the stage persona, who sways her hips with absolute pleasure, was created by the Parisian designer Fifi Chachnil.
The shoes were created by the famous shoemaker of the red sole, Christian Louboutin, first Guest Creator of the history of Crazy Horse Paris.
The lighting effects were created by Begoña Garcia Navas and the special effects by Benoît Simon. An exquisite number coming before making way for the grand final “Glamazones”.
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