Don Quixote

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October 12-23, 2011

Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Ludwig Minkus
With the Chicago Sinfonietta 

Joffrey Premiere

The Cervantes classic in the hands of a Russian choreographer. Possokhov pulls out all the stops: Bullfights, windmills and an unlikely hero in a marriage of Bolshoi ballet and earthy Spanish dance. This is a passionate ballet filled with heat and texture, flash and color, firelight and fantasy. The alluring, classical score takes on added drama as the romance and humor of the story unfolds. Possokhov’s choreography explodes with new ways to delight, entrance and make your heart melt. Performed with a full orchestra.


Meet the Artists
Saturday Matinee, October 15, Travis Halsey, Costume Designer
Thursday, Evening, October 20, Christine Rocas, Dancer
Saturday Evening, October 22, Cynthia VonOrthal, VonOrthal Puppets

*Don Quixote includes a strobe effect

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October 12-23, 2011

Choreography: Yuri Possokhov
Music: Ludwig Minkus
With the Chicago Sinfonietta 

Joffrey Premiere

The Cervantes classic in the hands of a Russian choreographer. Possokhov pulls out all the stops: Bullfights, windmills and an unlikely hero in a marriage of Bolshoi ballet and earthy Spanish dance. This is a passionate ballet filled with heat and texture, flash and color, firelight and fantasy. The alluring, classical score takes on added drama as the romance and humor of the story unfolds. Possokhov’s choreography explodes with new ways to delight, entrance and make your heart melt. Performed with a full orchestra.


Meet the Artists
Saturday Matinee, October 15, Travis Halsey, Costume Designer
Thursday, Evening, October 20, Christine Rocas, Dancer
Saturday Evening, October 22, Cynthia VonOrthal, VonOrthal Puppets

*Don Quixote includes a strobe effect
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Oct 12, 2011
End Date: 
Oct 23, 2011