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The Royal Ballet: Don Quixote

Carlos Acosta presents his first work for The Royal Ballet - an entertaining new dance adaptation of the classic novel by Miguel de Cervantes. Carlos brings to life the adventures of the bumbling knight Don Quixote and his ever-faithful squire Sancho Panza with help of leading West End designers and Ludwig Minkus's score is re-imagined with on-stage flamenco guitars and castanets. Introduced by a look behind the scenes with The Royal Ballet Company, this production establishes Carlos as an exciting choreographic talent.

Release date:

2 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Christmas Day 2013 20:00


Role Contributor
ChoreographerCarlos Acosta
MusicLudwig Minkus
Music ArrangerMartin Yates
OrchestratorMartin Yates
ConductorMartin Yates
LightingHugh Vanstone
Set DesignerTim Hatley
DirectorRoss MacGibbon
Don QuixoteChristopher Saunders
Sancho PanzaPhilip Mosley
LorenzoGary Avis
KitriMarianela Nunez
BasilioCarlos Acosta
GamacheBennet Gartside
EspadaRyoichi Hirano
MercedesLaura Morera
Kitri's FriendBeatriz Stix-Brunell
Kitri's FriendYuhui Choe
ToreadorValeri Hristov
ToreadorJohannes Stepanek
Gypsy ManThomas Whitehead
Gypsy WomanItziar Mendizabal
The Queen of the DryadsMelissa Hamilton
AmourElizabeth Harrod
DulcineaChristina Arestis
Fandango ManThomas Whitehead
Fandango WomanItziar Mendizabal
Tavern GirlKristen McNally