Tag Archives: pointe shoes

Photo Blog: A step-by-step pointe shoe fitting with Nicole and Claire

           A well-rounded theater performer, Claire has been  studying ballet for years. Since moving to  Chicago, she’s found a great mixed-level class  and is preparing for her triumphant return to  pointe! I wanted to help her find just the right  shoes…           Before we started her pointe […]

Photo blog: how to dye your pointe shoes

We dyed our pointe shoes this week! Check out our photos below! What you need to dye your pointe shoes What you will need: pointe shoes with ribbon and elastic, paint sponge, fabric dye, plain paper, tape, cup, workspace protected by paper, and gloves step one: cover the parts of the shoe that you would […]

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Video series: Pointe shoe fittings and shoes at Chicago Dance Supply

Are you ready for a pair of pointe shoes? Chicago Dance Supply introduces Claire Bauman and Nicole Rhoden Wilson, CDS pointe shoe fitters and associates, here to talk about pointe shoes, pointe shoe fittings and pointe shoe accessories. Whether it’s your first, fifth or final pair of pointe shoes, it’s always beneficial to try your […]

Pointe Shoe Fitting with The Chicago Ballet Center!

This weekend we had a great group fitting with a group of girls from Chicago Ballet Center with their teacher, Paul Abrahamson or Mr. A according to his students. We spent the morning finding the perfect shoe for each student. As this was the first pair of pointe shoes for the girls, we first discussed their […]

Pointe Shoe Fittings by Appointment at Chicago Dance Supply

We strongly recommend that you make an appointment for your pointe shoe fitting so that we may serve you better. Please call us at Chicago Dance Supply 773-728-5344 and speak to any associate. Walk-in fittings are welcomed. However, please expect longer wait times. We will do our best to accommodate you. If you are considering […]

Pointe shoe fittings by appointment at Chicago Dance Supply

Grishko, Repetto, Gamba, Capezio, Fuzi and Russian Pointe. Pointe shoe fittings by appointment. Open daily. contactus@chicagodancesupply.com. 773-728-5344 See more photos of Megan Troke at www.chicagodancephotography.com Learn more about DanceWest Ballet here.

Andersonville Sidewalk Sale This Weekend July 26-28th!

Chicago Dance Supply joins local merchants for the annual Andersonville Summer Sidewalk Sale! Rain or shine, Friday through Sunday during our regular business hours, check out bargain pricing for pointe shoes, tap shoes, men’s wear and dance dresses. Buy-2-get-1 for a penny on all sale apparel. Spin the wheel for free giveaways!

Pointe Shoes: How high is your crown?

The crown of a pointe shoe can be defined as the distance between the sole of the shoe and the top of the shoe. It can easily be appreciated when the shoe is in profile. Like feet, there are many variations. In this photo blog, various pointe shoes were shot next to a ruler to […]

Dance shoes for men at Chicago Dance Supply

Chicago Dance Supply carries a full range of sizes for men in many different dance genres. Stop in today and check out our selection of tap, jazz, ballet, modern, flamenco, tango, pointe and more.