The story includes elements from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Red Shoes and The Snow Queen, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake ballet, and Adolphe Adam’s Giselle ballet. ”Dance your way to a magical adventure with Barbie as Kristyn, a ballerina with big dreams! When she tries on a pair of sparkling pink shoes, she and her best friend, Hailey, are whisked away to a fantastical ballet world. There, Kristyn discovers she must dance in her favorite ballets in order to defeat an evil Snow Queen. With performances to the legendary Giselle and Swan Lake ballets, it’s a wonderful journey where if you dance with your heart, dreams come true!”
Kristyn Faraday is a ballet student who is chastised for improvising her own dance moves into her routine as the milk maid in preparation for an upcoming recital in front of some high profile critics. When she is given a special pair of pink shoes, she and best friend Hailey are transported to a fantasy ballet world where she assumes the role of Giselle and later Odette. She is wooed by several suitors, but must face enemies in the Snow Queen, Rothbart, and a father who wants his own daughter to marry the prince.