Pro Tool: Tools of the Professional

The shoes that make the dancer

David Brancaccio Jul 7, 2015
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Pro Tool: Tools of the Professional

The shoes that make the dancer

David Brancaccio Jul 7, 2015
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As part of our series Pro Tool, we’re looking for that must-have device in your line of work, be it a pair of scissorsnotebook, or microphone

The third item in our series? A pair of shoes.

Professional: Sarah Wroth, Corps de Ballet dancer at the Boston Ballet.

Sarah Wroth (foreground) appears in the Boston Ballet production of George Balanchine’s Symphony in Three Movements ©The George Balanchine Trust

 

Pro Tool: Freed of London, maker of the L pointe shoes


 

Why it’s a Pro Tool: “The evolution of a dancer’s career is this process of trying to find the exact [shoe] maker that will enable them to dance their absolute best.” 

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