Tag Archives: Pointe shoes

Crazy Moments in Pointe Shoe History

Ah, pointe shoes: We love those beautiful, glamorous torture devices! But pointework didn’t always look or feel the way itMore »

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Meet the Makers of Freed Pointe Shoes

Behind-the-scenes pointe shoe videos are the stuff of bunhead dreams. There’ve been many lovely additions to this category over the years,More »

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Shank Strategies

Super-hard shanks can make new pointe shoes feel like bricks on your feet. That’s why dancers have come up withMore »

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Your First Pointe Shoe Fitting

Your teacher has finally given you the OK to go on pointe! As any experienced ballet dancer will tell you,More »

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Buy Signed Pointe Shoes, Support New Beginnings in Nepal

It’s truly inspiring when the dance community comes together to support people in need. After the devastating earthquakes in NepalMore »

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PA Ballet Principal Brooke Moore Preps Her Pointe Shoes

Think about something that never gets old. Swan Lake? Yep. Keone and Mari Madrid‘s choreography? Definitely. But today I’m talkingMore »

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