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Don Quixote


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The Australian Ballet Production starring Rudolf Nureyev
Robert Helpmann , Ray Powell
Don Quixote , a Spanish knight, tries to live his life strictly according to the ancient rules of chivalry. Followed by his faithful squire, Sancho Panza , he travels Spain in search of valorous deeds to accomplish. Sadly, Don Quixote in no way resembles the heroes of his beloved books. To save him from his own good intentions, his friends steal and burn the books.
Adapted from the novel by MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
Producer JOHN HARGREAVES. Director!


Unknown: Rudolf Nureyev
Unknown: Robert Helpmann
Unknown: Ray Powell
Unknown: Don Quixote
Unknown: Sancho Panza
Unknown: Don Quixote
Novel By: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Producer: John Hargreaves.
Director: Rudolf Nureyev
Director: Robert Helpmann
Basilio: Rudolf Nureyev
Don Quixote: Robert Helpmann
Sancho Panza: Ray Powell
Lorenzo: Francis Croese
Kitri/Dulcinea: Lucette Aldous
Gamache: Colin Peasley
Street dancer/Queen of the Dryads: Marilyn Rowe
Espada: Kelvin Coe

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