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Becoming Don Quixote

An encounter with the dancer Yann Chailloux

By Aliénor de Foucaud and Felipe Sanguinetti 20 December 2021

Accustomed to composition roles, dancer Yann Chailloux is assuming the guise of Don Quixote for a new time. Having lost none of his childhood wistfulness, he finds himself in the footsteps of the Man of La Mancha, that impassioned romantic and avid reader of courtly novels who imagines himself as a knight. Nevertheless, the dancer and the old man have far more in common than it might seem at first glance.

Don Quixote: the true/false story

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