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Paquita

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Paquita

Choreography by Natalia Makarova
after Marius Petipa
Music by Ludwig Minkus
Orchestrated by John Lanchbery
Sets and Costumes by Jose Varona
Lighting by Alex Nichols
Based on original design by Robert Thomson

Previous Credits
1971 Production
Restaged by Rudolf Nureyev
Costumes by Freddy Wittop
Lighting by Nananne Porcher

1983 Production
Costumes by Theoni V. Aldredge
Lighting by David K.H. Elliott

World Premiere

(Nureyev staging)

November 11, 1964
Royal Academy of Dancing Gala
Drury Lane Theatre
London, England

Cast:
Margot Fonteyn
Rudolf Nureyev
Deanne Bergsma
Vyvyan Lorrayne
Monica Mason
Georgina Parkinson

ABT Premiere

(Nureyev staging)

July 6, 1971
New York State Theater
New York, New York

Cast:
Cynthia Gregory
Michael Denard
Diana Weber
Karena Brock
Ellen Everett
Zhandra Rodriguez

World Premiere

(Makarova staging)

December 6, 1983
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

Cast:
Martine van Hamel
Patrick Bissell
Cynthia Harvey
Susan Jaffe
Cheryl Yeager
Chrisa Keramidas

New York Premiere

(Makarova staging)

May 1, 1984
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Martine van Hamel
Kevin McKenzie
Cynthia Harvey
Susan Jaffe
Cheryl Yeager
Chrisa Keramidas

Premiere

(Varona/Nichols designs)

May 17, 1995
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Susan Jaffe
Parrish Maynard
Christine Dunham
Julie Kent
Paloma Herrera
Amanda McKerrow