CAA hosts racy pole-dancing soiree at Sundance

The performers were flown in from Vegas, reports THR, and apparently things got a little out of hand (well, for some), with two dancers performing a simulated sex act and another using a strapped-on penis. Party guests included Nicole Kidman and Evan Rachel Wood. (Deadline reports that CAA principal Kevin Huvane and producer Harvey Weinstein were also on hand.) "We regret if this created an uncomfortable setting for any of our guests," a CAA representative told the Reporter - kind of a non-apology apology.

Explicit burlesque shows are popular in New York and Los Angeles clubs, but the act was too suggestive for at least one female party-goer who tells The Hollywood Reporter she was offended and left the event. A source with knowledge of the party-planning says the dancers were told in advance to tone down the raunch but didn't. The crowd on the whole apparently didn't seem to mind, though, and the CAA party became a buzzy topic of conversation on a night crowded with rival festivities.

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