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Don Quixote
Additional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work : McKenzie and Jones)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Herrera, Paloma (Dancer)
Corella, Angel (Dancer)
Barbee, Victor (Dancer)
Orr, Terry (Dancer)
Martin, Christopher (Dancer)
Dunham, Christine (Dancer)
Fagundes, Christina (Dancer)
Tuttle, Ashley (Dancer)
Belotserkovsky, Maxim (Dancer)
Black, Shawn (Dancer)
Brown, Sandra (Dancer)
Owen, Michael (Dancer)
Ferrell, Elizabeth (Dancer)
Selya, John (Dancer)
Everly, Jack (Arranger)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Gorskiĭ, Aleksandr Alekseevich, 1871-1924 (Choreographer)
McKenzie, Kevin (Restager)
Jones, Susan (Restager)
Minkus, L., 1826-1917 (Composer)
Loquasto, Santo (Set designer)
Loquasto, Santo (Costume designer)
Katz, Natasha (Lighting designer)
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616 (Bibliographic antecedent)
Melo, Niels (Videographer)
Butera, John (Videographer)
American Ballet Theatre (Performer)
Telepros (Firm) (Videographer)
Southern California Theatre Association (Producer)
New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Everly, Jack (Conductor)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1996-06-30
Table of Contents
Cassette 1 (ca. 36 min.). Prologue -- Act I, Sevilla -- Cassette 2 (ca. 37 min.). Act II, scene I, Gypsy camp -- Act II, scene II, the dream -- Act II, scene III, sunrise -- Act II, scene IV, in the tavern -- Cassette 3 (ca. 28 min.). Act III, the wedding.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2389
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5175 (former)
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: [produced by] Southern California Theatre Association ; [presented by] American Ballet Theatre ; choreography after Marius Petipa and Aleksandr Gorsky, staged by Kevin McKenzie and Susan Jones ; music by Ludwig Minkus, arranged by Jack Everly.
Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of American Ballet Theatre and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.
Creation/production credits: Scenery and costumes, Santo Loquasto ; lighting, Natasha Katz.
Performers: Danced by American Ballet Theatre: Victor Barbee (Don Quixote), Terry Orr (Sancho Panza), Paloma Herrera (Kitri), Angel Corella (Basil, a poor barber), Christopher Martin (Gamache, Kitri's rich suitor), Michael Owen (Lorenzo, Kitri's father), Christine Dunham (Mercedes), Maxim Belotserkovsky (Espada, a famous matador), Shawn Black and Sandra Brown (flower girls), Elizabeth Ferrell and John Selya (Gypsy couple), Christina Fagundes (dryad queen), Ashley Tuttle (Amour), and others.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Music Center in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California, on June 30, 1996 (matinee), by Niels Melo and John Butera of Telepros.
Funding: Recorded with the assistance of New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (Betacam SP) (101 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Ballet in three acts, adapted from the novel by Miguel de Cervantes. This performance uses an abbreviated version of the scenic production.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12673677
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ccaa140-7b9a-0135-3807-131df044a1d8
Rights Statement
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Don Quixote" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Don Quixote" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 27, 2024.

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Don Quixote