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Articles tagged with "shoes"

What's in dancers' ballet bags?

17 July 2014

Marianela Nuñez and Yasmine Naghdi reveal the rehearsal and performance essentials that they can't do without.

Preparing for 2014/15 Season: Inside The Royal Opera’s Shoe Room

27 June 2014

Hundreds of shoes need to be sourced or maintained over the summer.

Listen: A glimpse into the Opera Footwear department

20 November 2013

Supervisor Cheryl Knight speaks to BBC Radio 4 and reveals how shoes are key to a great on stage performance.

Watch: How dancers prepare their shoes for the 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

Ballet Boots mayhem in Mayerling

7 June 2013

How the Pointe Shoes Room manages the colossal numbers of ballet boots required for MacMillan's ballet.

Inside the Pointe Shoes Room with the Bronze Idol from La Bayadère

30 April 2013

We speak to one of the dancers performing the role this season about stepping into the Idol’s glittering shoes.

Watch: How pointe shoes are made

18 July 2012

Tour the Freed shoe factory with Royal Ballet dancers Leanne Cope and Nathalie Harrison.