Ahead of the CBeebies television adaptation broadcast of Elves & the Shoemaker over the Easter weekend, Northern Ballet announces that their new ballet for children, Tortoise & the Hare, will have its World Première in Leeds this October followed by an extensive UK tour in spring 2016.
Who's who in the world of Elves & the Shoemaker...
A poor, hard-working and kind-hearted shoemaker. He struggles to make ends meet until one night he is visited by two mysterious helpers who leave behind some magical shoes.
Elves & the Shoemaker has been choreographed by Daniel de Andrade and this trailer features Northern Ballet Dancers Kiara Flavin, Filippo di Vilio, Sebastian Loe, Olivia Holland, Luisa Rocco and Sean Bates.