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A beautiful, life-like doll and two bickering young lovers create comic chaos in this captivating ballet.
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Jealous of her sweetheart Franz's interest in Doctor Coppélius's mysterious 'daughter', Swanilda sneaks into his house to confront her rival. But all is not as it seems - and when the doctor discovers Franz is another intruder, delightful mayhem follows.
Setting the much-loved story in the small South Australian town of Hahndorf in the late 19th century, choreographer Greg Horsman
has created a touching and witty ballet, with endearing characters inspired by our own history. With its joyful dance and the charming music of Léo Delibes, Coppélia
will enchant people of all ages.Choreography
Greg HorsmanCostume Designer
Noelene HillSet Designer
Hugh ColemanLighting Designer
Jon BuswellWith the Camerata of St. John's Conductor
Andrew Mogrelia Music
A co-production of Queensland Ballet and West Australian Ballet.
Q&A POST-PERFORMANCE Q&A
Tuesday 29 April, Tuesday 6 May & Wednesday 7 May
After selected performances at QPAC, a panel of creative artists and dancers discusses aspects of the ballet you’ve just seen.
Saturday 26 April, 1.30pm and Saturday 10 May, 1.30pm
Patrons at select matinee performances at QPAC are welcome to watch our dancers take their daily warm-up class on stage.
STORYTELLER IN THE FOYER
Before performances of Coppélia (excluding opening night), storytellers will read these classic tales to children, so they enter the theatre full of expectation and excitement.