Don Quixote stage

BalletStage production
Set DesignBarry Kay
CostumesBarry Kay
Other assignmentsProperties
ChoreographyRudolf Nureyev (after Marius Petipa)
World Première1 December 1966
CompanyBallett der Wiener Staatsoper
VenueState Opera House, Vienna

The Australian Ballet
Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide Festival
Première 23 March 1970

The Australian Ballet
The Palais Theatre, St Kilda, Melbourne
First Night 7 April 1970

Subsequently: The Australian Ballet on tour worldwide

Ballet National de Marseille
l'Opéra Municipal de Marseille
Gala Première 4 November 1971

Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper
Revival of 1966 production, extensively revised designs
State Opera House, Vienna
First Night 19 November 1977

Set design – Act III, scene 1
tavern interior

Assignment for New Scenery, 1984:

The Australian Ballet
State Theatre, the Arts Centre, Melbourne
Revival of 1970 production
First night projected for early 1986

Owing to budget cuts, Kay’s new scenery was never realized1.