A lively production, infused with old world charm, Coppelia appeals to audiences of all ages with its captivating story of an eccentric toymaker and his beloved doll.
The colourful costumes, lively characters and beautiful music from Delibes all combine to create a magical and comical classic that warms and entertains from start to finish. Coppelia is guaranteed to lift the hearts of all the family.
The Vienna Festival Ballet founded in 1980 by the vastly experienced Austrian dancer and artistic director, Peter Mallek, Vienna Festival Ballet uses talented international dancers, giving a vitality, energy and freshness to every performance.
The Vienna Festival Ballet, which this year celebrates its 35th birthday, is enjoying a welcome return to these shores with a UK tour that includes four performances at the Lichfield Garrick Theatre.
This lively production appeals to everyone from the very young upwards who appreciates superb dance against the backdrop of a warm, enchanting and occasionally funny story.
Coppelia tells the delightful story of toymaker Dr Coppelius who makes a beautiful female mechanical doll. Trouble arises when local village boy Franz becomes enchanted by Coppelia as ‘she’ sits reading on her balcony, leading to his jealous fiancé Swanhilda taking matters into her own hands…