Tags » Pointe Shoes

Good lord, woman. Does Jordan make ballet shoes?

Those were PoorPapa’s words when he saw the price sticker on the end of a Suffolk box I carelessly left sitting on the couch while sewing (and sewing, and sewing… when am I ever not sewing these things?) ribbons and elastics in front of the boob tube. 185 more words

Adult Ballet

Prima Ballerina Ariana Grande

It was this past February when pop princess Ariana Grande posted this photo of her rehearsing for her collaboration with singer Chris Brown, for his song “Don’t Be Gone Too Long”. 177 more words


Fancy Foot wear

I often think that I should have purchased stock in Capezio, in particular their dance shoe section.  A dancer’s most valuable asset are the feet, so while they must be coveted and cared for, what they put on those feet for each dance genre is as important.  743 more words

The Ballet that Inspired Innovation... Serenade

There is a ballet, a ballet that replaced the dramatic downfalls of the heroines of Petipa. A ballet that stole Swan Lake’s lighting, and the romantic tutus from Giselle, set to the most perfect score,and  created by the genius of Balanchine, he named it: … 363 more words


How Three Australian Ballet Dancers Prep Their Pointe Shoes

The other day I watched this video that’s been making its way around social: how dancers from the Australian Ballet prepare their pointe shoes.

Maybe it’s because I’m one myself, but I’m always curious about other dancers’ pointe shoes. 123 more words


Meet the Company: Amanda Hill

Meet Company Member: Amanda Hill

Where are you from?
born in West Chester PA, raised in Cornwall, NY

How many seasons have you been with BalletFleming? 150 more words

A Little More About My Training: 2

I have danced many places while I have traveled. I have taken a few classes, here and there, with a lot of places. I have done class at Eastern Virginia School for the Performing Arts, under the instruction of Sandra Balestracci… 98 more words