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    deciding to dance on pointe? Ballet has been for hundreds of years and is still important to many people today. One of the main parts of ballet is pointe shoes. Pointe shoes are worn by all of the female dancers, except very young girls. The most important parts of the pointe shoe are the box; the end of the shoe that has pieces of cardboard and fabric glued densely together to support the dancer’s entire body weight, and the shank; the bottom of the shoe that has a hard material used to support the foot. Learning how to sew and break-in pointe shoes are done by finding the right shoes, sewing the ribbons, and breaking-in the shoe.…

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    Pointe Shoes Research

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    Report: Three Main Parts of the Pointe Shoe Looking upon the many papers on the floor of the dance room, I saw many topics that I was interested in; however, the topic of pointe shoes caught my attention the most because they are what allow a ballerina to look so light and elegant when dancing on their toes. I was surprised to find out how sturdy the shoes actually are, with all the different types of material they are made of including paper, cardboard, burlap, fabric, and glue. These are the…

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    Nike's Fine Pointe Shoes

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    a new improved Pointe shoe that will dramatically improve a dancer’s performance and experience. Nike introduces Fine Pointe, the product that will pointe you in the right direction. This product not only reaches dancers and all…

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    toes, a feat that only those with training in pointe shoes can do. An object with an unattractive appearance that has special meaning to someone for other reasons is a ballerina’s first pair of pointe shoes. The first pair of pointe shoes a ballerina receives have special meaning because they were earned through hard work and dedication, they initiate other accomplishments in a dancer’s career, and they hold lots of special memories. Firstly, these specially fit satin covered shoes are earned…

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    Gaynor Minden Pointe Shoes The art of ballet would be unequaled without splendid pointe shoes. Pointe shoes are the most distinguished element of a ballerina’s appearance. In the 18th Century, the ballet world decided that ballerinas should look graceful and light as if they could fly. A famous prima ballerina, Marie Taglioni, created the first known pair of pointe shoes. She built a small box, filled with cushions, which she attached to her ballet shoes so she could rise to the tip of her…

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    Pointe Shoes

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    so famous. What is this beautiful class? It is Pointe, the gorgeous, little, squared-toed, baby-pink slippers that so many dancers strive to wear. Who wouldn’t want to dance on a three-inch surface supporting three times her own body weight? Beauty is pain and the beauty of your feet after you’re done and the pain-staking hours it takes to break in the shoes is so worth it. The most crucial step in taking this class is getting your pointe shoes. Make sure they are the smallest pair in the…

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    Dancing On Pointe Shoes

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    The View of Dancing on Pointe Pointe shoes can inspire any young dancer of any age to try their hardest to be on pointe one day and to never give up. Your niece does dance so pointe shoes would be a nice gift to give to her. Pointe shoes can change any young dancers life. They give you a reason to never give up and always try hardest as a young dancer. You can do many things with pointe shoes; the options are endless. You can make a wreath out of them. You can use this wreath as decoration for…

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    Ballet Dance History

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    this misunderstanding a man named Kirstein published an essay called “Blast at Ballet”. Balanchine and Kirstein then formed the Ballet Society in the year 1946, it captured the attention of the director of New York City’s Centre who invited the Ballet Society to work in the Theatre it was the beginning of the New York City Ballet. Just like ballet movements have grown and developed over the years so has the ballet shoes. The ballerina who is traditionally credited with being the first dancer…

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    Dun Huang Dance History

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    Ballet is very focused on precision, control of the body, and flowing motions. One of the key principals of ballet is the turnout, which is the outward rotation of the legs coming from the hips. Another common technique is pointe work, in which dancers support all of their weight on the tips of the feet. Both Dun Huang and ballet are commonly used to tell stories through dance rather than with words. The grace and fluidity found in both of these dance forms is incredible and awe-inspiring to…

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    My two-minute, pink to black costume change countdown had ended and left me with two choices: leave my colleagues to improvise a previously well-choreographed finale or get creative quick. I chose the latter, pulled on my black tights, and ditched my black pointe shoes. From the prima ballerinas to the corps de ballet to the extras decorating the periphery of the stage, everyone listed in the program fulfills an integral role and must be present for the performance to unfold as intended. The…

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