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'Coppelia' performed by the State Ballet of Rhode Island
By Anamarsden
Event Date(s): 12/14/2012
Venue / Location Information:
Name: Rhode Island College Roberts Hall
Address: 600 Mount Pleasant Ave.
City: Providence
State: 02908
Event Time / Additional Information: 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Contact Info: Ana Marsden Fox, 401-334-2560 info@stateballet.com

Take a trip to the toy shop – the magical one where dolls come alive in “Coppelia.” Adults and children alike are captivated by “Coppélia’s” mysterious toymaker Dr. Coppelius, life-size dancing dolls, and the festive wedding celebration. The ballet is memorable not only for its vivacious dancing but also for its music by French composer Léo Delibes.

Come early for the Opening Night Complimentary Reception on Dec. 14; reception begins at 6:45 p.m.

A children's “Tea Time in the Toy Shop” with backstage tour at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 15. Reservations, $10, are required; call SBRI at 401-334-2560.

Tickets are $10 for the Friday morning performance.

Ticket prices for the evening and matinee shows are $30 for adults; $20 for senior citizens, and high school and college students; and $16 for children. Group rates are available.

Parking is free and the auditorium is accessible to guests with disabilities.

Now in its 53rd season, the nonprofit, regional State Ballet of Rhode Island showcases some of the area’s most gifted dancers, and continues its mission to create, present, and preserve.


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