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Pointe Shoes at Chicago Dance Supply

Chicago Dance Supply is one of Chicago’s largest pointe shoe retailers. We offer a wide selection of pointe shoes, accessories, and pointe-related services. We offer pointe shoe fittings by appointment for a $25 fee. If you end up ordering or purchasing a shoe with us, this fee is refunded upon purchase. Call 773-728-5344 today to schedule […]

Paula’s first pointe shoes

Congratulations to Paula Coughlin, 11, from Definition Dance Academy, on her first pair of pointe shoes!

How Pointe Shoes are Made: Grishko

How pointe shoes are made by Grishko. Related links: Pointe Shoes and Accessories at Chicago Dance Supply Am I Ready for Pointe Shoes? by April C. Lewis, Chicago Dance Supply

Fuzi Pointe Shoes at Chicago Dance Supply

Chicago Dance Supply carries Fuzi 3/4 shank pointe shoes and Fuzi v-vamp pointe shoes. Pointe shoe fittings by appointment. contactus@chicagodancesupply.com or 773-728-5344 Related links: Pointe Shoes at Accessories at Chicago Dance Supply Am I ready for pointe shoes? by April C. Lewis, Chicago Dance Supply

Pointe Shoe Fittings by Appointment at Chicago Dance Supply

Pointe shoe fittings by appointment at Chicago Dance Supply.  Please bring convertible tights, shoe pads and your current pointe shoes. We welcome involvement from teachers before, during or after the pointe shoe fitting. For appointments: 773-728-5344 or Contactus@chicagodancesupply.com Related Links: Am I ready for pointe shoes? by April Lewis, Chicago Dance Supply Pointe shoe pads […]

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 […]