Dogs Don’t Do Ballet
Biff is not like ordinary dogs. He likes moonlight. And music. And walking on his tiptoes. You see, Biff doesn’t think he’s a dog, Biff thinks he’s a ballerina… The sublime and the ridiculous combine in this hilarious story of a small dog with a big personality and even bigger dreams, brought to life using beautiful puppets, well-loved ballet music and dazzling comedy.
This play is based on the original book Dogs Don’t Do Ballet © 2010 text by Anna Kemp, illustrations by Sara Ogilvie. First published in the United Kingdom by Simon and Schuster UK Ltd.
‘If you only take your children to one show make sure that it is ‘Dogs Don’t Do Ballet’ ….. the production is enchanting, hilarious, expertly performed and suitable for all ages. The combination of music, comedic storytelling, puppetry and warm performances is an absolute winner. A beautifully conceived show with lovely costumes, playful ballerina puppets, a delightful Anna and an adorable Biff. My seven year scored this 10 out of 10.’ Bryony Hegarty, N16 Magazine
‘This is a rollicking romp of a show that also manages to subtly pose questions about difference and stereotyping. It’s also probably the only place you’ll get to watch a dog in a pink tutu dance to Swan Lake …….This is one children’s show where the adults are guaranteed to laugh as hard as the kids (and probably more). Little Angel’s latest production tells the superbly silly and at times wonderfully surreal story of ballet-mad mutt, Biff, whose dream is to become a ballerina and dance alongside his owner, the similarly ballet-smitten Anna.’ Rebecca Taylor, Time Out *****