Coppélia [Wide shot]Additional title: Coppélia (Choreographic work : Balanchine and Danilova, A after Petipa, M)
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Fugate, Judith (Dancer)Woetzel, Damian (Dancer)Kozlov, Leonid, 1947- (Dancer)Borree, Yvonne (Dancer)Killian, Katrina (Dancer)White, Diana (Dancer)Mahdaviani, Miriam (Dancer)Reyes, Teresa (Dancer)Byars, Michael (Dancer)Fiorato, Hugo (Conductor)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Choreographer)Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920- (Designer)Karinska, Barbara (Costume designer)Bates, Ronald (Lighting designer)Stanley, Mark (Lighting designer)Hoffmann, E. T. A. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus), 1776-1822 (Author)Nuitter, Charles, 1828-1899 (Author)Millard, Jay (Videographer)New York City Ballet (Performer)George Balanchine Trust (Associated name)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
George Balanchine Celebration
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1993-06-12
Table of ContentsReel 1. Act I (ca. 37 min.), a village square in Galicia / performed by Fugate, Woetzel, and Kozlov, with Margo Krody (Coppélia, a doll) ; Jade Adams, Aura Dixon, Michele Gifford, Dana Hanson, Dena Kinstlinger, Janey McGeary, Santhe Tsetsilas, Melissa Walter, Charles Anderson, James Fayette, Arch Higgins, Robert Lyon, Sean Savoye, Gordon Stevens, Jian Wang, and Runsheng Ying (villagers) ; William Otto (the mayor) ; and Jennifer Fuchs, Tatiana Garcia-Stefanovich, Lydia Harmsen, Isabel Kimmel, Andrea Long, Rebecca Metzger, Jenifer Ringer, and Jennifer Tinsley (Swanilda's friends).Reel 2. Act II (ca. 30 min.), Dr. Coppélius' secret workshop / performed by Fugate, Kozlov, and Woetzel, with Fuchs, Garcia-Stefanovich, Harmsen, Kimmel, Long, Metzger, Ringer, and Tinsley (Swanilda's friends) ; automatons, Alexander Ritter (astrologer), Andrew Robertson (juggler), Robert Wersinger (acrobat), and Sant'gria Bello (Chinaman).Reel 3. Act III (ca. 40 min.), a village wedding and festival of bells / performed by Fugate, Woetzel, and Kozlov, with Otto (burgomaster) ; Fuchs, Garcia-Stefanovich, Harmsen, Kimmel, Long, Metzger, Ringer, Tinsley, Bello, Christopher Boehmer, Ritter, Robertson, Wersinger, and Todd Williams (villagers, brides, grooms, and friends) ; Dedication of the bells, Yvonne Borree and children's ensemble (Waltz of the golden hours) ; Katrina Killian (Dawn) ; Diana White (Prayer) ; Miriam Mahdaviani (Spinner) ; Amanda Edge, Pascale van Kipnis, Inmaculada Velez, and Elizabeth Walker (four jesterettes) ; Teresa Reyes and Michael Byars, with Adams, Dixon, Gifford, Hanson, Kinstlinger, McGeary, Tsetsilas, Walter, Anderson, Fayette, Higgins, Lyon, Stevens, Wang, Williams, and Ying (Discord and war) ; Fugate and Woetzel (Peace: pas de deux) ; ensemble (finale).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4346A
TopicsBalanchine, GeorgeNew York City BalletBalanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)Ballet
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: [presented by] New York City Ballet ; choreography by George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova after Marius Petipa ; music, Léo Delibes.Content: Recording made possible by the cooperation of New York City Ballet, The George Balanchine Trust, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Book, Charles Nuitter, after E.T.A. Hoffmann's Der Sandmann ; scenery and costumes, Rouben Ter-Arutunian ; Dawn, Prayer, Spinner, and children's costumes, Karinska ; original lighting, Ronald Bates ; lighting, Mark Stanley.Performers: Performed by New York City Ballet: Judith Fugate (Swanilda/Coppélia), Damian Woetzel (Frantz), Leonid Kozlov (Dr. Coppélius), and others ; Conductor: Hugo Fiorato.Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 12, 1993 (matinee), during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Wide shot version ; for close shot, see *MGZIC 9-4346B.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (107 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175472Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 901b3550-e36c-0130-0557-3c075448cc4b
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