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Woodbridge pupils dance their way to exciting adaption of The Red Shoes

PUBLISHED: 13:24 07 March 2019

Students performing in the 19th century Danish fairytale Picture: MIKE KWASNIAK/ WOODBRIDGE SCHOOL

Students performing in the 19th century Danish fairytale Picture: MIKE KWASNIAK/ WOODBRIDGE SCHOOL

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Students from Woodbridge School have delighted audiences with a rendition of a 19th century Danish fairytale.

Woodbridge School pupils in The Red Shoes Picture: MIKE KWASNIAK/ WOODBRIDGE SCHOOLWoodbridge School pupils in The Red Shoes Picture: MIKE KWASNIAK/ WOODBRIDGE SCHOOL

An adaptation of The Red Shoes by Hans Christian Andersen was performed by 24, year 10 and 11 pupils at the Seckford Theatre.

The story focuses on a young girl who falls under a spell and cannot stop dancing in her new red shoes.

Pupils took on the roles of dancers, angels, circus clowns and acrobats admist a monochrome background to help bring the tale to life.

Audiences praised the performers for their acting, dancing and acrobatics.

Tom Scoggins (centre) as 'The Girl' in the adaptation of 'The Red Shoes' The students performed a chilling adaption of Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Red Shoes’ Picture: MIKE KWASNIAK/ WOODBRIDGE SCHOOLTom Scoggins (centre) as 'The Girl' in the adaptation of 'The Red Shoes' The students performed a chilling adaption of Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Red Shoes’ Picture: MIKE KWASNIAK/ WOODBRIDGE SCHOOL

Dr Richard Robson, Headmaster at Woodbridge School, said: “The Red Shoes was a visual delight and an exceptional showcase of talent by our senior pupils studying towards their drama GCSE.

“Congratulations to the cast, directors and the backstage team for creating a magical evening of entertainment!”

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