The Moulin Rouge is looking for talented Perth dancers who can twirl, kick and dance in its ongoing spectacular show “Ferry”.
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, artistic director Janet Pharoah is holding auditions in Perth to recruit dancers before heading to other Australian capitals and New Zealand.
This French cabaret is famous for its high-kicking can-can dancers and extravagant feathered costumes, and many Australian dancers go there to find work if they pass.
In fact, over the years, many of the Moulin Rouge casts have been made up of Australian artists.
Once a hangout for artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, this nightclub has long been synonymous with all things France and pranksters, and winning a dance contract at the venue means the lucky few who can attend the venue’s performances. It is widely considered to be an important achievement for people with .
The Moulin Rouge artistic team last visited Australia in 2018 and the next audition will be on Saturday 1st July at 1pm at the Valerie Heston School of Sphinx Way, Lake Bibra.・Dance was performed.
According to a statement from the Moulin Rouge artistic team, the criteria include solid classical dance training, a minimum height of 5ft 9in for girls and 6ft 1in for boys, a well-proportioned figure, charisma and choreography. It includes the ability to absorb.
The selected dancers then travel to Paris for a month of rehearsals before joining a team of 80 artists from 17 different nationalities, including two fellow dancers from Perth.
They then take to the ferry for a two-hour show that attracts more than 600,000 spectators each year, featuring 1,000 costumes of feathers, rhinestones and sequins, and of course the famous French cancan.
did you know?
To make one French Cancan costume, you will need:
- 200 meters of ruffles per underskirt
- Ruffle length per shorts is 32 meters
- weight 5kg
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