About Thumbelina

A beautiful, moving, and magical afternoon for both of us

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An enchanting tale of a miniature girl finding her place in the big wide world.

Brought to life through live music, dance and song, Thumbelina is helped by the audience to escape from a hungry toad, build a shelter from sticks and through their play, give her the strength to carry on and make it safely home.

A gentle and playful performance with the beauty of the natural world at its heart.

For children aged 3-8 and their grown-ups.

This show is touring as part of the Rural Touring Dance Initiative, a national project which supports dance artists and rural promoters to make great dance performance events happen in rural spaces.

About Speedwell Dance

Speedwell Dance are a children’s dance company based in Leeds. They create memorable and enjoyable performance and participation for children and families.


Cast And Creatives

Director: Rachel Dean
Performed by and created in collaboration with: Katy Hewison, Rachel Dean, Aine Reynolds, Oliver Dover, Zoe Katsilerou
Composer: Oliver Dover
Designer: Ruth Piggott

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