On Pointe!

Dancers pointe shoes have changed very little over 100 years – yet every dancer has their own way of ‘breaking in’ and sewing their shoes.

Anna Pavlova's pointe shoes
Anna Pavlova’s pointe shoes from the 1920s

Have a look at this video of dancers from the Australian Ballet Company discussing their pointe shoes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1w8zbEf_Qg