“The girl with the enamel eyes”
HOT SPRINGS– – – The Hot Spring’s Children’s Dance Theatre Company is proud to present the greatest comedy ballet of the romantic era. Mysteries revolve around the life-like automatons, with a diabolical doll maker, mystery and magic that all come together in one wonderfully comical love story. Come join the HSCDTC cast of featured professional artist from around the World and young local artist. Enjoy an evening of spectacular entertainment with several weekend performance dates to choose from; 7:00pm on May 19th, 20th or 25th, or a matinees at 1:00pm on Saturday, May 20th and 25th, 2023. Preferred seating for Adults is $30 with Regular Seating $20. Preferred seating for Students is $15 with Regular Seating $10. Tickets are available at www.hscdtc.org or by calling 501-655-6815. Tickets may be purchased at the door if still available at performance time.
Main characters in Coppélia are Swanhilda and Franz who are engaged to be married. They spend their days dancing and teasing each other at their home village courtyard. Dr. Coppelius is a strange and mysterious town toymaker who creates Coppélia, a beautiful life-size doll. He places her on his balcony facing the town square as if she is reading a book. Because she looks so real, all the people in the village begin to believe she is a real girl. Franz begins developing conflicting thoughts about who he likes more, his fiancé Swanhilda, or Coppelia, the beautiful girl on the balcony. Swanhilda, realizing that Franz her finance has developed second thoughts about their engagement, decides to sneak into Dr. Coppelius’ house and get to the bottom of the mystery and poses as Coppélia which is where all the fun begins.