- Music by: Léo Delibes
- Choreography by: George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova, after Petipa (1884)
Based on a story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, this delightful tale presents a budding romance between two villagers, Frantz and Swanilda, alongside the curious workings of their eccentric neighbor Dr. Coppélius, a mad inventor who has taken to creating life-like automatons. Infatuated at the sight of the inventor's new doll, Frantz sneaks into Dr. Coppélius' workshop, and mayhem ensues.