Coppelia Ballet Production
Coppélia Ballet Production

Coppélia Ballet Production is BDCS’ end of year performance for our ballet students in level Groovy and Up. Coppélia Ballet Production is fun for the whole family. Set in an Austrian village, the doll maker, Dr. Coppélius has made a beautiful mechanical doll that he has named Coppélia and she sits on his balcony reading her book. However, she is so realistic that everyone mistakes her for a young girl, possibly Dr. Coppélius’s daughter, and the young Franz even falls in love with her, much to the annoyance of his fiancée, Swanhilda. Determined to discover the secret behind the mysterious Coppélia, Swanhilda and her friend sneak into Dr Coppélius’s house, only to discover that her rival is nothing more than a mechanical doll. When Dr. Coppélius returns, the girls flee, but Swanhilda hides with Coppélia and disguises herself as the doll. At the same time, Franz sneaks into meet Coppélia, but Dr. Coppélius catches him and puts him to sleep so he can use him as a human sacrifice to bring his beloved doll to life. He believes he has succeeded when Coppélia seemingly springs to life, but it is actually Swanhilda dressed up as the doll. When Franz wakes up, Dr. Coppélius realises he has been tricked and that Coppélia is nothing more than a doll. Swanhilda forgives Franz for his folly and the two are married in a feast to celebrate the new church bell.  Mrs. Heather has restaged this amazing story for our students to share with our community.  Our ballet students have worked hard and are excited for their performance. 

Location & Tickets

We are still securing our venue location for this performance.  We will post any updates here as they become available.  The performance will be held on July 29, 2022 at 6:30PM.  Tickets start at $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 12 and under.  Ticket sales begin on July 5th at 9:00 AM and can be purchased using the link provided in the details! 

Picture Day Monday, July 18th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM. 

Please check the schedule provided using the link in the details for your student’s picture time.  If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the studio at 610-272-4850 or email hello@bowmandance.com!

Rehearsal is Saturday, July 23th from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Rehearsal is held at BDCS studio in the Red and Blue studios.  This rehearsal is for students to understand the logistics of the show.  We will be running through the entire show.  This is the only time we will be able to run the entire show before the performers are on stage so it is important for every performer to be present for this rehearsal.  There are many sections were multiple classes are on stage and dancing together.  This rehearsal will be the first time they get to run it all together so we can make the show on stage seamless.  This rehearsal is extremely important for a smooth and stress free experience for all.  Please make sure your performer is in attendance for this rehearsal.

Event Details

Event Date: July 29, 2022

Event Times: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Dress Code: Dressy Casual; assigned seating, be sure to bring your ticket!

Ticket Starting Price : $15/Adult $10/Children 12 and Under

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