Retelling the classic fairy-tale with a Northern Ballet twist, Little Red Riding Hood is the perfect opportunity for your little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre.
Little Red Riding Hood is a kind and thoughtful little girl who loves her family. One day, on a visit to her grandmother, she meets a very hungry wolf in the forest who just wants something to eat. But is he really such a big, bad wolf? Join Little Red on her adventure as she makes friends and discovers the importance of kindness.
With sell-out performances and a string of hugely successful CBeebies TV adaptations, Northern Ballet’s productions for children are not to be missed.
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Estimated run time: 0 hrs 40 mins
Cast and Creatives
Daniel joined Northern Ballet as Principal Artist in 1995, performing and creating leading roles until joining the artistic team in 2003. As a freelance choreographer his works for Northern Ballet include: Glass Canon; Untainted Parallel; Danzando Felini; Overworlds & Underworlds. In 2015 he created his first full-length production, Nijinsky – God of the Dance, for The Slovak National Ballet, and in 2017 he created The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas for Northern Ballet. As a guest Daniel has worked with: Bern Ballet; Deborah Colker Dance Company; Phoenix Dance Theatre; Royal Academy of Dance; Ballet Central; The Ballet Boyz; Estonia Opera House Ballet; Royal New Zealand Ballet and The Slovak National Ballet. Awarded the 2011/12 Dance Fellowship on the Clore Leadership Programme, he was mentored by Wayne McGregor and seconded to Sadler’s Wells.
Mariana has been choreographing since her time at The Royal Ballet School, where she participated in the Young Creatives in Youth Dance England 2011 and the Ursula Morton Chorographic Awards 2011. As a professional dancer with Northern Ballet Mariana has created many roles within new works, including Maria in Daniel de Andrade’s The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and Diana in Cathy Marston’s Jane Eyre.
Eloise has had works performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Kokoro, Hebrides Ensemble, Schubert Ensemble, MusArc choir and the Dr. K Sextet, at festivals such as Aldeburgh, St. Magnus, Bath and Cheltenham. Through the LSO’s Panufnik Scheme, her commission Anahata was premiered at the Barbican, conducted by Nicholas Collon, and her earlier piece Sakura has been recorded and released on LSO Live ‘The Panufnik Legacies’, conducted by Francois-Xavier Roth.
Marjoke studied Art and Textile Art in Amsterdam, Postgraduate Theatre Design in Maastricht and London, and has been designing for theatre in England and abroad for many years. Her artworks are held in many private collections in England and abroad. She was a member of the British Design Exhibition at the Prague Quadrennial 1995, which was awarded a special Gold Medal. she also studied a part-time MA Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, graduating in 2019.