I'd say to wait until folks who've done funky colors chime in, but I'd say it's not worth the damage.
I'd recommend you get to a place where you're happy with your curls first, since your hair will be more challenging once it's damaged.
A temporary way to do crazy colors is to use cream eyeshadow! I haven't tried it, but I love the idea: Ask CurlyNIkki: How Can I Highlight My Hair Without Damaging My Curls? | Essence.com