The Australian Ballet

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  • ballet
  • 29 Mins

With choreography by legendary French dancer and ballet master, Marius Petipa, Paquita is a wonderful display of triumphant leaps, intricate footwork and movement at its best.

Originally choreographed for the Paris Opéra Ballet in 1846 by Joseph Mazilier, the story centers on a Spanish gypsy named Paquita, who saves the life of Lucien, a French aristocrat. When she discovers that she is herself of noble blood, they marry in a big celebration.

This performance acts as a sparkling showcase for the Australian Ballet.

Cast & Crew

(Composer), Kevin Jackson (Grand pas de deux), Miwako Kubota (Fourth solo), Lana Jones (Grand pas de deux), Natasha Kusen (Demi-soloist), Juliet Burnett (Second solo), (Director), Amy Harris (First solo), (Director)