Friday, April 22, 2011

Upcoming: The Red Shoes, Sky Candy Austin, May 6 - 8

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The Red Shoes, Sky Candy, Austin Texas

Austin 's Sky Candy


Hans Christian Ander's classic tale


May 6 – 8, 7 p.m., with a 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday, May 8

ND at 501 Studios, 5th St. and Brushy, just east of I-35 (click for map)

Tickets for “The Red Shoes” can be purchased at

Red Shoes, Sky Candy AustinSky Candy aerial arts collective is making its Austin debut with a cirque noir-style adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale, “The Red Shoes,” May 6 – 8, 2011, at the ND at 501 Studios in Austin.

Conceived and directed by Sky Candy co-founder Chelsea Laumen, “The Red Shoes” follows the story of a young girl seduced by a pair of red shoes fit for a princess as she descends through the ranks of hell. Aerial acrobats, dancers and puppeteers interpret the classic story through a blend of traditional circus acts like trapeze and aerial silks, dozens of shadow puppets and a single giant marionette.

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