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Don Quixote

Ballet San Antonio Premiere October 14, 2016

Choreography by © Willy Shives

after M. Petipa & Alexander Gorsky

Music:  Ludwig Minkus 

The three-act ballet production of Don Quixote by Willy Shives weaves a tale of romance, delusion and daring adventure in pursuit of dreams real and imagined. The ballet is beloved for its comedic flourishes, larger-than-life characters, and thrilling bravura dancing. 


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  © by Willy Shives

      after M. Petipa, J. Perrot & J. Coralli. 

      music by A. Adam

      Photo credit: A. Devora


  © by Willy Shives

       music by F. Liszt

(Premiered November 2016  Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival San Antonio)


  © by Willy Shives

      music by M. Ravel

Premiered April 8, 2017

Photo credit: A. Devora

The Nutcracker (full-length production 2015)

Sleeping Beauty (full-length production 2017)

Giselle (full-length production 2017)

Don Quixote (full-length production 2016)

Bolero (Premiered April 8, 2017)

Amor Eterno  (Premiered March 17, 2017)

Solace (2013 Chicago Premiere)

Amulet (Premiered Oct. 2016)

A Tropical Fiesta (Chicago Premiere 2013)

Pie Jesu (Premiered 2016 SA Botanic Garden)

Something Stupid (Premiered Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival SA, Nov. 2017)

Elements (Premiered Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival SA, Nov. 2016)

Out of Thin Air (Premiere Oct. 2017)

Dirty Dancing Celebration (Zoo Ball San Antonio, Oct. 2017)

Carmen (Pas de Deux Suite 2018)

Bella (Pas de Deux 2018)

© by Willy Shives, All rights reserved

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