Bolshoi Ballet: COPPELIA

THE BOLSHOI BALLET FOR CINEMA

Bolshoi Ballet: COPPELIA

Sun · June 24, 2018

12:55 pm

The Animas City Theatre - Movies

General Admission: $15.00

BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA

For the 8th consecutive year, the 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema season presents the greatest classics restaged by today’s most celebrated choreographers for a cinema-exclusive experience featuring some of the nest dancers in the world. Three historical ballets recreated by Alexei Ratmansky (Le Corsaire, Romeo and Juliet and The Flames of Paris) will be shown on the big screen alongside John Neumeier’s The Lady of the Camelliasand Jean-Christophe Maillot’s riveting The Taming of the Shrew. Three timeless classics and audience-favorites will complete the season: Giselle, The Nutcracker and Coppélia.

Bolshoi Ballet: COPPELIA
Bolshoi Ballet: COPPELIA
COPPÉLIA
CAPTURED LIVE

Running time 2:45 (165 MINUTES)

Music Léo Delibes
Choreography Sergei Vikharev after Marius Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti
Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Swanhilda notices her fianceé Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppélia who sits reading on her balcony each day. Nearly breaking up the two sweethearts, Coppélia is not what she seems and Swanhilda decides to teach Franz a lesson…

The Bolshoi’s unique version of Coppélia exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original 19th century choreography of this ebullient comedy involving a feisty heroine, a boyish fianceé with a wandering eye, and an old dollmaker. The company’s stunning corps de ballet shines in the divertissements and famous “dance of the hours,” and its principals abound in youthful energy and irresistible humor in this effervescent production.
Venue Information:
The Animas City Theatre - Movies
128 E College Drive
Durango, CO, 81301
http://www.animascitytheatre.com/