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Alina Cojacaru dances the Grand Pas De Deux in English National Ballet's Nutcracker.  Photo: Arnaud Stephenson

Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets

Alina Cojocaru Auctions Signed Pointe Shoes & 4 English National Ballet Nutcracker Tickets for charity Afternoon tea with Alina at the Millennium Hotel, London Auction bundle includes Alina’s signed pointe shoes (pictured below) plus 4 tickets to English National Ballet’s Nutcracker in London Romanian-born ballet dancer, Alina Cojocaru, has been a patron of Hospices of Hope since 2008 when […]

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a ballet dancer working on her pointe shoes

Shoes That Will Never See The Street

Shoes That Will Never See The Street Tonight’s episode of Inside the factory covers shoes – mainly the manufacture of trainers but also something of the history of shoes and a brief visit to Freed’s of London factory and to the Royal Opera House for a chat and demo with Lauren Cuthbertson. It’s not magic […]

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear Photography

Pointe Shoes + Playground Favourites

Pointe Shoes + Playground Favourites I recently photographed some products from Capezio, including pointe shoes, and I decided to add a twist of my own. Who remembers JACKS ? A playground game of skill – dexterity and co-ordination needed – JACKS involved small metal crosses and a rubber ball.    

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear Photography

Glitter Pointe Shoes

Glitter Pointe Shoes Pointe shoes come in many forms. Usually, they are pink satin, but you wouldn’t catch Cinderella without a glittery pointe shoe, would you ? It’s not magic that keeps a ballerina on her toes – it’s a mixture of materials – often burlap, flour, dextrine, paper, potato starch, rough and smooth leather, […]

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear Photography

Shoe Time

Shoe Time As we edge ever so slowly into Summer I’d like to showcase ballet pointe shoes in a different setting. I’ll be photographing pointe shoes in a variety of settings as the summer progresses.

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

A Year On Pointe

A Year On Pointe During 2014, across Ballet News’ media streams, photographs of pointe shoes taken in various locations throughout the year have been published, and they’ve proved so popular ! This is your chance to see them all together, here on the Ballet News website. If you’d like to follow Ballet News via other […]

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