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    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
    • Welcome to Moulin Rouge: Backstage at Most Popular Cabaret in the World
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    Dancers Courtney and Lacie wait for their next scene in the corridors of the Moulin Rouge as they perform in the "Feerie" Review at the Moulin Rouge in Paris, France, 3 July 2018.

    The Moulin Rouge, the French cabaret renowned for its high-kicking Cancan dancers and its flesh-baring ostrich feather and gemstone embellished costumes, celebrates 130 years since it first opened its doors to the public, this week.

    For two shows every evening, 60 performers from 14 different countries twirl, kick and dance their way through the "Feerie" show, the review that is now the backbone of the Moulin Rouge's repertoire. But backstage, hidden from the 600,000 viewers who watch the show each year while guzzling their ways through nearly a quarter of a million bottles of champagne; you'll discover an entirely different kind of choreography- the sophisticated movements and methods for costume and scenery changes required to make the show go on.

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