An audience favorite
Romance and adventure abound in Marcus Petipa's glorious ballet adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes' beloved novel, presented by Colorado Ballet this fall. A worldwide audience favorite, delight in the bumbling quest of Don Quixote as he sets out to become a knight of old alongside his ever-faithful servant and confidente, Sancho Panza. Along the way, they face bands of gypsies, Dryads and find love in this wondrous tale.
What is the story?
Follow the misadventures of elderly Spanish gentleman Don Quixote, who rides through the countryside in search of fame and glory after being seduced by fairytales. Setting side all wealth, food, comfort and shelter, the delusional knight and his unfortunate but trusty side kick Sancho Panza search for Quixote's true love, Dulcinea, whom they believe to be a princess cursed to the life of a peasant woman. A parallel romance between young Kitri and Basilio becomes entangles in Don's search for his true love.