The Brandon Ballet offers dance enthusiasts a backstage sneak peek at its upcoming production of Coppélia from 1 to 3 p.m. April 13 at its studio, 161 E Bloomingdale Ave.
The educational tour will allow visitors to view a rehearsal for Coppélia as well as participate in a question and answer session with the dancers of Brandon Ballet. They also will learn about the costumes, musical score, composer and choreography. Reservations are required. Call (813) 684-4282 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
On April 14, the company will host a Princess Party from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the studio. Girls ages 4 to 7 are invited to wear their favorite princess costume, decorate a cupcake and dance with ballerinas from the company. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling (813) 684-4282 or going to brandonballet.org.
The company presents Coppélia at 7 p.m. April 20 and at 2 p.m. April 21 in the Spoto High School auditorium, 8538 Eagle Palm Drive. The April 21 show will benefit the Giving Hope Through Faith Foundation. Tickets for each performance are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for children. Tickets may be purchased at the website or the phone number listed above.