Dr. Coppélius is a doctor who has made a life-size dancing doll. It is so lifelike that Franz, a village youth, becomes infatuated with it and sets aside his heart's true desire, Swanhilda. She shows him his folly by dressing as the doll, pretending to make it come to life and ultimately saving him from an untimely end at the hands of the inventor.
The London Ballet Theatre LTD was started by Debbie Flevotomou and Nicola Guido, in order to form a new company for amateur adult dancers. It was intended as a place where adult dancers could learn interesting choreography while developing technique and artistry as professional dancers. We are a not for profit company, with all profits from performances going to Cancer Research UK.
In the company’s first season, we did a voyage of discovery. We have chosen a mixed programme for our first performance which presented a challenge for our dancers.
We are pleased to announce that our second year will begin 16th January 2019.
Rehearsals, coaching, and training will run every Wednesday (8-10pm) and Sundays (1.30-4.00pm) at The Place. Wednesday will focus on Coppelia Act 3 with corps and classical work as the main focus. Sunday will be reserved for Pas de Deux technique and solo artistry methods with more neo-classical pieces – Vivaldi Suite and Dances at a Gathering, an adaption of Jerome Robbins’ work. This will lead up to a performance taking place beginning July – details to be confirmed.
Beating Cancer Together
We have found our fundraising idea to suit our lifestyle. We are dancers and we dance to beat cancer. We are proud supporters of Cancer Research UK and all its wonderful work. The more of us that come together to support this brilliant cause, the sooner we’ll beat cancer – and save even more lives.
The LondonBalletTheatre family is growing up.
MAÎTRESSE DE BALLET
Mariana Yallongo is a specialist in Cuban methodology and professional dancer. Mariana will be leading the company this term with her Cuban Ballet technique and delicate and patient spirit.
CHOREOGRAPHER AND TEACHER
James has been dancing since the age of 7, training full time at the Royal Ballet School and Tring Park for the Performing Arts. James brings a wealth of teaching and choreographic skills.
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Rehearsals, coaching, and training will run every Wednesday (8-10pm) and Sundays (1.30-4.00pm) at The Place, WC1H 9AT. Warm up focusing on the correct use of the body to improve and tone the body while enhancing technical placement in relationship to ballet. Pas de deux training to understand the art of working in a partnership. Learning choreography from various ballets. But not only just learning the steps.
Wednesday 8.00-9.15pm @ThePlace
This class aims to develop your pointe work technique with a focus on our company repertoire.
Wednesday 9.15-10pm @ThePlace
This class is focused on repertoire that we will be performed each season working in both corp de ballet and solos roles.
Pas De Deux Class
Sunday 1.30-4.00pm @THEPLACE
This class is focused on pas de deux training to understand the art of working in a partnership.