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Metamorphosis Dance Presents The Red Shoes

Presented by Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin TX

Mar 31 2023
Apr 01 2023
Metamorphosis Dance Presents The Red Shoes

Metamorphosis Dance presents an original Ballet based on Hans Christian Andersen’s tale, The Red Shoes.

Newly orphaned Kara is always barefoot, but a Shoemaker takes pity on her and makes her
flimsy red shoes. The Shoemaker and his wife convince a Good Woman in town to adopt her.
The Good Woman purchases new shoes and clothes for the young girl, but Kara covets more
than the practical items her guardian can afford. The Good Woman cannot see well, and the
Shoemaker and Kara deceive her by getting fancy red shoes instead of proper black shoes for her
confirmation. Throughout her life, Kara’s

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Dougherty Arts Center

1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704


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