Ballet Black

Pointe Shoe Appeal

Our dancers go through a LOT of shoes in a season: pointe shoes, coloured shoes, Jazz shoes and even high heels! Can you help us keep our dancers on their toes by making a contribution to the Ballet Black Pointe Shoe Appeal?
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Historic moment in British ballet history

This year Freed of London have teamed up with Ballet Black founder and artistic director Cassa Pancho MBE and Senior Artist Cira Robinson to create the first skin tone pointe shoes, handmade in the U.K. for black, Asian and mixed race dancers.

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How your donation can help.

£1000 will pay for one of our female artist's pointe shoes for a whole season

£500 will pay for leather or canvas shoes for one of our male artist's for a whole season

£40 will pay for one pair of pointe shoes for a female artist

£20 will pay for a pair of canvas shoes for a male or female artist

£10 will pay for ribbons, elastic and dyeing our shoes

About the charity

Ballet Black

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We are a professional ballet company for dancers of black & Asian descent. We bring ballet to a more culturally diverse audience by celebrating black and Asian dancers in ballet. Our ultimate goal is to see a fundamental change in the number of black & Asian dancers in mainstream ballet companies

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