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How pointe shoes are madeyoutube clip

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#1 innopac


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Posted 27 December 2008 - 06:48 PM

This clip, "How it's made: BALLET SLIPPERS", was mentioned in BT4D.

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 08:25 PM

Thanks; that was interesting. I especially enjoyed the ads for American Hotrod and American Chopper superimposed over the pink satin pointe shoes. Must be an interesting audience they're aiming for. :excl:

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 08:53 PM

Yes, thanks, innopac.

I've read about the process, of course but, not surprisingly, seeing it adds greater appreciation of the craft.

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 12:22 PM

New York City Ballet has posted this new, very interesting, clip :

"The Importance of the Perfect Fit. Principal Dancer Megan Fairchild discusses her pointe shoes."

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Posted 28 November 2009 - 12:54 PM


That was very interesting. :D

I was amazed at how much the company has to spend on shoes. :)


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