Photo above: Carley Franklin as “Coppélia” in a previous performance of BalletForte’s “Coppélia.” Photo provided by BalletForte.
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Student, senior and military tickets only $10!
BalletForte, Fort Bend County’s pre-professional ballet company, presents the light-hearted and timeless ballet, “Coppélia,” April 6-7 at the Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Rd, Stafford.
Coppélia, one of the most frequently performed and well-loved comic ballets, is a story of a young couple in love and their battle between idealism and realism. If you love romantic comedies, you’re going to love “Coppélia!”
Watch BalletForte’s “Coppélia” come to life in two shows only: Saturday, April 6, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 7, at 2 p.m.
Directed by Michael Banigan and Dianne Jarrell, BalletForte provides a training ground and professional quality performance opportunities for serious dancers from the Houston area. BalletForte Company members audition for and are accepted into summer programs offered by professional ballet companies nationwide.
BalletForte, which includes more than 40 area dancers, has been performing “The Nutcracker” every December since 1996. As a member of Regional Dance America, the company will be attending the Regional Dance America-Southwest festival in Albuquerque in March and then return to present “Coppélia” to their local fans in April.
BalletForte is a nonprofit organization. Don’t miss this opportunity to support the local fine arts. Group rates are available for “Coppélia” by calling 281-799-7554. Students, seniors and military pay only $10 for any seat! Visit www.balletforte.org to buy individual tickets.