Original ballet retells story of ‘Red Riding Hood’

Dancers from 'Red' ballet

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) An original ballet will take the stage soon, telling the untold story of Little Red Riding Hood.

“Red” is a production by HIS Dance Ensemble, formerly known as Hearts in Step. The ballet company started 12 years ago as a bible study ministry. Now it is a dance school that serves more than 350 families. HIS gives participants  the opportunity to use dance as a form of worship and witness. The program includes an outreach team, an annual ballet performance, and a showcase recital each spring. Lessons start for children as young as three.

“Red” is an original production based on the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood. Performances are March 14 and 15 at DeVos Center for Arts and Worship at Grand Rapids Christian High School. Tickets are $10 to $15 and can be purchased online.


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