Cleveland Ballet's DON QUIXOTE World Premiere Opens This Month at Mimi Ohio Theatre

Cleveland Ballet opens their seventh season October fifteenth and sixteenth at 7:00PM at Playhouse Sq.’s Mimi Ohio Theatre with the affection tale Don Quixote, founded upon Miguel de Cervantes‘ enduring novel. Audiences will revel in an lively, new manufacturing by way of Cleveland Ballet’s Co-Founder and Creative Director Gladisa Guadalupe, after unique choreography by way of Marius Petipa, showcasing a culturally numerous team of dancers from the 28-member corporate. The lovely manufacturing of Don Quixote is about to the magnificent ranking of Léon Minkus.

Accompanying Cleveland Ballet is Alexandra Preucil, world big name violinist and present member of the world-renowned Mahler Chamber Orchestra in Germany. The Austria-based musician will sign up for the dancers on degree to accomplish segments of the enduring gypsy scene.

The primary act opens with a newly designed village scene set within the the city of Los angeles Mancha, Spain, by way of award-winning manufacturing, scenic, and theatrical fashion designer Jeff McLaughlin. Additional transporting audiences again in time is dazzling new lights by way of the Ballet’s resident lights fashion designer, Dennis Dugan. Cleveland Ballet dancers will probably be featured in best new costumes, designed by way of Cleveland Ballet’s personal design staff solely for the brand new manufacturing.


Commenting at the manufacturing, Guadalupe says her interpretation of Don Quixote’s tale is extra relatable as it’s been historically offered. “In my opinion, all of us have a bit Don Quixote in all people – desires that when appeared wild and unimaginable, demanding situations that when appeared daunting or insurmountable,” she says. “In the long run, it’s how we conquer those stumbling blocks and paintings to score our desires that outline the individual we transform.”

“We’re delighted to go back to the degree at our Playhouse Sq. house after being not able to accomplish in-theater because of the Covid-19 pandemic. We’re excited to offer to reside audiences our corporate of world-class dancers on this new manufacturing.” Says Co- Founder, President & CEO Michael Krasnyansky.

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