A magical & comical ballet
'in “Coppélia” opposites most certainly do attract, complimenting each other wonderfully to create a thoroughly enjoyable and utterly refreshing production.' examiner.com
Young lovers create comic chaos in this witty ballet!
Franz and his reporter fiancee Hildy, are curious about the beautiful girl, Coppélia. Hildy begins to suspect things are not all that they seem… She and her friends follow the seemingly perfect starlet, arriving at Dr Coppelius’ laboratories. Inside, they stumble upon a magical and strange world, uncovering secrets that will change them forever!
Setting the much-loved story at a County Fair, in the 50s choreographer Morgann Runacre-Temple (Carmen, Romeo & Juliet), with writer Stella Feehily, have re-interpreted this witty and pertinent ballet inspired by the eternal obsession with youthful perfection. With its nod to the movie glamour of yesteryear, its captivating dance and the charming music of Léo Delibes and Tom Lane, Coppélia will enchant and enthral audiences of all ages.
Ballet Ireland is delighted to tour this light-hearted ballet following the success of Swan Lake last year.
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