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5 Fun Facts: Don Quixote

Don Quixote is guaranteed to bring joy to all. Blending Russian classicism, Spanish flair, and relentless humor, Principal Dancer Vanessa Zahorian sums it up as, “explosive and powerful energy, pizazzy fun.” Here are Five Fun Facts that are unique to SF Ballet’s production that will get you ready for your visit: 1.   This production of […]
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Tweet the Plot: Don Quixote

In three acts, Don Quixote is the ultimate romantic comedy. SF Ballet’s production weaves a romantic tale based on Cervantes’ classic novel. With the love story between Kitri and Basilio at center stage, SF Ballet’s production brings this Spanish village to life through the lively and comedic characters. Everyone who follows our guidelines and publishes a tweet by noon […]
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Meet The Characters of Don Quixote

The ultimate romantic comedy, Don Quixote features a truly colorful cast of characters. Here we offer you a who’s who of the featured characters in the production (** spoiler alert** some of the descriptions include key plot points): Don Quixote – A dream-chasing, would-be knight who ventures out on the ultimate quest for love. Short on sleep and rich in […]
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A Don Quixote Photo Journey

Principal Dancer Vanessa Zahorian has been performing Don Quixote since she was a 16-year-old, dancing with the Kirov Ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia. She has danced a number of different productions, and is gearing up for the return of Helgi Tomasson and Yuri Possokov’s colorful and energetic production where she will dance the lead role of […]
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