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Festival Ballet Theatre: Coppelia

Salwa Rizkalla, Artistic Director

A captivating classic comical tale for the whole family!

A mysterious inventor, Doctor Coppélius, has made a life-size dancing doll that is so lifelike that Franz, a village youth, is infatuated with it. He sets aside his true heart’s desire, Swanhilda, who shows him his folly by dressing as the doll and pretending to come to life. Based upon  two stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann, Coppéliawas originally choreographed by Arthur Saint-Léon, with music by Léo Delibes. This family-friendly production is staged by Salwa Rizkalla and features renowned guest artists in the lead roles. 

Guest Artists

Beckanne Sisk, Principal at Ballet West 

Chase O'Connell, Principal at Ballet West 

Sunday, March 25 at 2:00pm

Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA

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