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Additional title: Coppélia (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Cecchetti, Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Lüders, Adam (Dancer)
Hale, Melissa (Dancer)
Ellis, Charles D (Dancer)
Crews, Cynthia (Dancer)
Bridwell, Matthew (Dancer)
McAulay, Sheila (Dancer)
Theodoras, Hope (Data contributor)
Tipton, Michael (Dancer)
Jasinski, Roman, 1912-1991 (Restager)
Larkin, Moscelyne (Restager)
Sergeev, Nikolaĭ Grigorʹevich, 1876-1951 (Choreographer)
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)
Graham, Gerald (Designer)
Harrison, Jerry (Designer)
Hoffmann, Ralph (Lighting designer)
Tulsa Ballet Theatre (Performer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9579
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3526 (former)
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Coppélia
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, in September 1981.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Nikolai Sergeev after Marius Petipa, restaged and choreographed by Roman Jasinski and Moscelyne Larkin. Music: Léo Delibes. Scenery: Gerald Graham and Jerry Harrison. Costumes: Moscelyne Larkin. Lighting: Ralph Hoffmann.
Performers: Performed by Tulsa Ballet Theatre with guest artist Adam Lüders. Cast: Melissa Hale (Swanilda), Lüders (Frantz), Charles Ellis (Dr. Coppélius), Sheila McAulay (Aurora), Hope Theodoras (Prayer), Cynthia Crews with Matthew Bridwell and Michael Tipton (Danse de fête), and others.
Content: Cassette 1 (approx. 62 min.): Act I, part of Act II. Cassette 2 (approx. 36 min.). Act II concluded, Act III.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 2 videotape reels (98 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936032212-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174864
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 64ce9410-7ad0-0135-a703-03bda2899bcc
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coppélia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coppélia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). Coppélia Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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