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.
Dances is a re-work of Dance at a Gathering, a ballet made by Jerome Robbins to the music of Frédéric Chopin. Our choreographer, James Loffler keeps the signature of Robbins’ work, by adopting the choreographies based on our dancers’ skills. We break the only rule in Jerome Robbins’ work: more than six dancers on stage will appear before […]
Vivaldi Suite is a new work by James Loffler for the LONDON BALLET THEATRE. For each season a choreography gives dance expression of the season.