Tag Archives: pointe shoes

July 12, 2016 – 2:19 pm

Cheyenne, a ballet student at Lake Havasu Ballet in Arizona, made a special trip to Chicago Dance Supply to be fit for her very first pair of pointe shoes! This is a truly special day that all young ballerinas dream about and work hard to make happen. Cheyenne was fit in the Russian Pointe Rubin, […]

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May 9, 2016 – 10:48 am

Young Mercy Herron explains why she started dancing and shows off her new pointe shoes at Chicago Dance Supply. For your pointe shoe fitting at Chicago Dance Supply, please call 773-728-5344 or contactus@chicagodancesupply.com Related links: Pointe shoes and accessories at Chicago Dance Supply Iona Calhoun School of Ballet Photography by Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth

May 2, 2016 – 5:28 pm

Every customer who purchases a Russian Pointe brand pointe shoe is eligible for a free gift while supplies last! Gift options include tee shirts, mesh bags, luggage tags, convertible tights, and more! Call 773-728-5344 today to schedule your pointe shoe fitting at Chicago Dance Supply!

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March 23, 2016 – 4:06 pm

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 […]

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February 23, 2016 – 9:09 pm

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

March 30, 2015 – 4:09 pm

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

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March 25, 2015 – 5:16 pm

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

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March 20, 2015 – 11:27 am

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 […]

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March 31, 2014 – 4:38 pm

           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 […]

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March 18, 2014 – 10:55 pm

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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