Coppélia

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Coppélia
Ballet&Mississippi’s!
Coppélia
!
A&Ballet&in&Three&Acts&
Choreography&by&David&Keary&
Music&by&Leo&Delibes&
Costumes&by&Gerrie&McElroy&
Story!of!Coppélia!
•  Based!of!E.T.A!Hoffman!stories!
–  Der!Sandmann!
–  Die!Puppe!(The!Doll)!
•  [email protected]!
–  Small!European!Village!
•  Characters!
–  Dr.!Coppelius,!eccentric!inventor!
–  Coppélia,!the!lifeFsized!doll!made!by!Dr.!Coppélus!
–  Swanilda!and!Franz,!young!villagers!engaged!to!be!
married!!
Act!I!
Town!FesLval!of!the!Bells!
Bolshoi!Ballet!
Act!II!
Dr.!Coppélus’!Workshop!
Royal!Ballet!
Act!III!!!
Village!Wedding!FesLviLes!
New!York!City!Ballet!
History!of!Coppélia!
•  Coppélia!Premiered!on!May!
25,!1870!!
•  Choreographer:!Arthur!SaintF
Léon!
•  Revived!by!PeLpa!for!Imperial!
Ballet!of!St.!Petersburgh!in!
the!late!19th!century!
•  1974!Balanchine!added!
Coppélia!to!Repertory!
–  Updated!the!ballet!
–  adding!3rd!act!
Music!
F  Score!by!!
Léo!Delibes!
F!Libre`o!by!
Charles!Nui`er!
!
Costumes!
•  Coppélia!Costumes!
–  Ethnic!based!costumes!!
From!the!RomanMc!Era!!
of!ballet.!!

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