Confessions Tour - Crew

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Madonna: Vocals & Guitar
Donna DeLory: Backing Vocals
Nicki Richards: Backing Vocals
Yitzhak Sinwani: Additional Vocals

Stuart Price: Musical Director, Keyboards & Programmer
Marcus Brown: Keyboards
Monte Pittman: Guitar
Steve Sidelnyk: Drums


Addie Yungmee Schilling George: Dance Captain
Jason Young: Dance Captain
Charmaine "Charm" Jordan: Dancer
Daniel "Cloud" Campos: Dancer
Leroy "Hypnosis" Barnes: Dancer
Levi Meeuwemberg: Dancer
Mihran Kirakosian: Dancer
Reshma Gajjar: Dancer
Sofia Boutella: Dancer
Steve Nester: Dancer
Tamara Levinson: Dancer
Williams "Norman" Charlemoine: Dancer
Sebastien Foucan: Parkour
Victor Lopez: Parkour


Jamie King: Choreographer
Richmond & Anthony Talauega: Choreographers
RJ Durell: Choreographer
Liz Imperio: Choreographer
Alison Faulk: Choreographer
Fred Tallaksen: Roller Skate Choreographer
April Corley: Roller Skate Choreographer Assistant
Ralph "Doctor Plik Plok" Montejo: Choreographer
Boppendre: Choreographer
Laurie Ann Gibson: Choreographer
Gabriel Castillo: Choreographer

Costume designers

Jean-Paul Gaultier
Arianne Phillips


Angela Becker: Manager
Guy Oseary: Manager
Arthur Fogel: Tour Producer
Liz Rosenberg: Publicist
Jamie King: Creative Director
Chris Lamb: Tour Production Director
Gina Brooke: Make Up Artist
Andy Lecompte: Hair Stylist

Giovanni Bianco: Art Direction & Graphic Design
Steven Klein: Photography tourbook and video projection
Annika Aschberg: Photography
Johann Renck: Director 'Hung Up', Video Stills
Jamie King: Director 'Sorry', Video Stills
Christian Lamb: Video Projection Director
Dustin Robertson: Video Projection Director

Numbers & Figures

1 1/2 Tons weight of Madonna's disco ball rocket ship at start of show
2 weeks to use up wand of YSL #5 mascara
2 Million dollars worth of Swarovski crystals embellishes above disco ball
5000 Square Feet Size of Madonna's four stages (standard is 2600 square feet)
1000 Hours rehearsal over 12 weeks
27 Number of Performers including Madonna, Band, and 22 Dancers
253 Massages provided to dancers
0 foundation used on Madonna's skin
1 bottle of balancing cleansing oil (Shu Uemura Green Tea) every week
1 bottle of Yonka moisturizer used up every three weeks
106 Crew members in Madonna touring party
40 Foot turntable in center of main stage
16 Miles per hour when turntable revolves
1 "Discofied"Crucifix rises nightly from stage floor with surprise visitor attached
4 Feet away from the audience is distance between Madonna and fans on satellite stages
70 Tons of equipment on top of main stage
24 Semi Trucks used to move equipment from city to city
2 Private Planes to transport
18 Vans and Cars to transport
5 Buses to transport
280 Yards of Ace bandages used for dancers and Madonna
543 and counting heat wraps for dancers
200 Tons in weight of entire show (equivalent to a battle ship)
400,000 Watts of power used for run of show nightly
8 Broken bones of Madonna's displayed on video screens during "Like a Virgin" via x-rays and MRI's (she's all better now)
7 Costume changes for Madonna
30 Outfits were designed by Jean Paul Gaultier for Madonna and dancers
8 Pairs of shoes and boots used by Madonna each night (mostly Yves St. Laurent)
1 Piece of jewelry (only) worn by Madonna (diamond and amethyst necklace designed by Chopard)
600 Outfits in total for the entire show
25 Rack required to move wardrobe
1 Crown of thorns -50 thorns - from Cotters Church Supply in LA)
1 Bottle of vodka backstage to use for perspiration stains
24 Inch waist (Madonna)
4 People change Madonna's costumes during the show
1 Pair of Capezio professional fish net stockings used each night
10 Pounds is weight of Michael Schmidt designed belt Madonna wears during a segment in show
4000 Swarovski crystals imbedded in said belt
34 Clips used to set Madonna's hair
2 Smoothie brand hair elastics used during show (one blonde, one white)
4 Large hairpins used to secure chignon in opening sequence
3 Hairstyles revealed during the show (chignon, crown of thorns with baby Jesus curls and weeny/disco roll coiff)
2 Products used for hair (Kerestase oleo relax and Evian water mister to prevent electricity)
2 Changes of eyelashes (one mink, one mink with diamonds for disco section) 

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