8 June 2017
Dancing on the very tips of your toes is traditionally something only female ballet dancers do – but sometimes men get to wear pointe shoes for a change, with unusual results…
13 March 2017
The traditional image of a ballet mistress is of a harsh disciplinarian, but the reality is somewhat different.
21 February 2017
Principal of The Royal Ballet Akane Takada perfects one of the most notoriously difficult sections in classical ballet.
22 November 2016
Sewing, cutting, customizing and rehearsing: a lengthy process of preparation keeps our dancers on their toes.
6 March 2015
Through all the step-learning and technique finessing, there's one constant – the ever-present and ever-important footwear.
17 July 2014
Marianela Nuñez and Yasmine Naghdi reveal the rehearsal and performance essentials that they can't do without.
25 March 2014
Guess how many pointe shoes The Company use in a week, and share via social media for a chance to win.
3 March 2014
Royal Ballet artists on dancing in the living room and boots being a dancer's best friend.
13 December 2013
Our film for this year’s Pointe Shoe Appeal follows the life of a shoe from factory to stage.
10 June 2013
Mara Galeazzi and Edward Watson give a behind the scenes look at a vital process as part of our Pointe Shoe Appeal