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16 - 25 September 2021
His Majesty's Theatre


16 - 25 September 2021 His Majesty's Theatre Buy tickets

Presented by the West Australian Ballet, a co-production with Queensland Ballet

A beautiful, life-like doll and two bickering young lovers create comic chaos in this captivating ballet.

Coppélia is one of the most frequently performed and well-loved comic ballets around the globe.

As George Balanchine put it, "Just as Giselle is ballet’s great tragedy, so Coppélia is its great comedy."

Jealous of her sweetheart Franz’s interest in Doctor Coppélius' mysterious "daughter", Swanilda sneaks into his house to confront her rival.

But all is not as it seems – and when the doctor discovers Franz is another intruder, delightful mayhem follows.

Setting the much-loved story in the small South Australian town of Hahndorf in the late 19th century, choreographer Greg Horsman has created a touching and witty ballet, with endearing characters inspired by our own history.

With its joyful dance and the charming music of Léo Delibes brought to life by West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Coppélia will enchant people of all ages.

Choreographer Greg Horsman
Set Designer Hugh Colman
Costume Designer Noelene Hill
Lighting Designer Jon Buswell
Music Léo Delibes
Conductor Jessica Gethin

Please note:
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
  • Mobile telephones and electronic devices are to be turned off during the performance.
  • Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.


  • $130.00 - $152.00 Admit

A Reserve

  • $99.00 - $116.00 Adult 
  • $83.00 - $97.00 Concession (Full time students, Pensioners)
  • $65.00 - $71.00 Junior (16 years and under)

B Reserve

  • $69.00 - $78.00 Adult
  • $58.00 - $65.00 Concession (Full time students, Pensioners)
  • $48.00 - $55.00 Junior (16 years and under)

C Reserve

  • $28.00 - $30.00 Admit

Groups (10+)

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Audio Described performance and tactile tour

  • Saturday 25 September 2020 at 2pm

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