Why See New York City Ballet: Coppelia?
A Fantastical Tale
New York City Ballet's production of Coppelia is a vibrant and beautiful portrayal of this E.T.A. Hoffmann story, with choreography by George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova. This comic ballet tells the tale of two villagers and their blossoming romance as well as the life-like dancing doll created by their peculiar (but highly inventive!) neighbor, Dr Coppelius.
George Balanchine add Coppelia to NYCB's repertoire in 1974, adding additional male solos and a whole new third act - an impressive grande finale which features some of his most boistrous dances. It's a charming and utterly enchanting production is the perfect introduction to ballet for younger audiences!
Opening night: 25 May 2018
Suitable audiences of all ages
Made up of three acts - Act I is 36 minutes, Act II is 28 minutes and Act III is 35 minutes long.
Cast and Creative
George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova - Choreography
Rouben Ter-Arutunian - Set Design
Rouben Ter-Arutunian, Karinska an Barbara Matera - Costume Design
Ronald Bates and Mark Stanley - Lighting Design
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Next available performances
Fri, May 25
Sun, May 27
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