Pointe Shoe Workshop and Fair
Sun, Apr 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
The School at Steps
2121 Broadway @ 74th St.
Loft III
New York, NY 10023
United States

$15
Group and studio discounts are available.

Description

The School at Steps, a creative home and multidisciplinary training ground for the next generation of dancers, along with co-sponsor Pointe Magazine, will hold the Pointe Shoe Workshop and Fair, for ballet dancers interested in or currently dancing en pointe. The workshop will feature a panelists Jillian Davis, artist with Complexions Contemporary Ballet; Dr. Andrew Price, pediatric orthopedic surgeon; Amy Brandt, Editor in Chief of Pointe Magazine; master teacher and former New York City Ballet soloist Kurt Froman; and Mary Carpenter, pointe shoe expert and professional fitter for Chacott by Freed of London. Topics to be discussed include pointe readiness, proper foot care, the importance of correctly sized shoes and the philosophies behind both teaching and performing en pointe.