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Coppélia [Close shot]
Additional title: Coppélia (Choreographic work : Balanchine and Danilova, A after Petipa, M)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Hlinka, Nichol (Dancer)
La Fosse, Robert (Dancer)
Kozlov, Leonid, 1947- (Dancer)
Borree, Yvonne (Dancer)
Killian, Katrina (Dancer)
Karz, Zippora (Dancer)
Calvert, Stacey (Dancer)
Reyes, Teresa (Dancer)
Byars, Michael (Dancer)
Boelzner, Gordon (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 / Origin
Date Issued: 1993
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Act I (ca. 38 min.), a village square in Galicia / performed by Hlinka, La Fosse, 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. 31 min.), Dr. Coppélius' secret workshop / performed by Hlinka, Kozlov, and La Fosse, 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. 43 min.), a village wedding and festival of bells / performed by Hlinka, La Fosse, 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) ; Zippora Karz (Prayer) ; Stacey Calvert (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) ; Hlinka and La Fosse (Peace: pas de deux) ; ensemble (finale).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4350B
Balanchine, George
New York City Ballet
Balanchine Celebration (1993 : New York City Ballet)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement 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: Nichol Hlinka (Swanilda/Coppélia), Robert La Fosse (Frantz), Leonid Kozlov (Dr. Coppélius), and others ; Conductor: Gordon Boelzner.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at New York State Theater, New York, on June 13, 1993 (matinee), during New York City Ballet's Balanchine Celebration, by Jay Millard. Close shot version ; for wide shot, see *MGZIC 9-4350A.
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 Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic SP) (112 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175469
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f7a199e0-35c1-0131-c1c0-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1993: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coppélia [Close shot]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coppélia [Close shot]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). Coppélia [Close shot] Retrieved from

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Coppélia [Close shot]