Excitement for Moulin Rouge dancers.
After a year and a half of forced closure due to the pandemic, the famous Parisian cabaret reopens its doors to the public this Friday, September 10. For the 80 artists, the pressure is immense just a few hours from getting back on stage.
For the past three months, rehearsals have been intense. Last big gap before the big jump :
“We are very excited and eager to get back on stage. None of us have ever gone this long without dancing, so it’s really very exciting for us, much more than usual“explains Amy Leroy, a British dancer.
More gauge but spaced tables, the sanitary pass required at the entrance as in all cabarets, The mask will be mandatory only during travel. The revival will be gradual at the Moulin Rouge : two shows a night, four days a week; Same configuration at the Lido and Paradis Latin, other Parisian cabarets that will also reopen.
Les” Michettes”, the transformist artists of Michou, have already turned on the spotlight a week ago.
“As soon as we were told ,you can go, it’s back to school, we put our energy to the core, everyone left and everyone already had their ideas in their head, in preparation, it was fabulous” underlines Marie-Pierre”, artistic director at Michou.
Parisian nights are making a comeback.