Pointe Shoe Workshop & Fair with Special Guest Misty Copeland
THE SCHOOL AT STEPS ANNOUNCES A POINTE SHOE WORKSHOP & FAIR
WITH SPECIAL GUEST MISTY COPELAND
Sunday, February 8 at 6:30 PM
Loft II & III, Steps on Broadway, 2121 Broadway @ 74th St
Tickets: $10; group/studio discounts available
The School at Steps, a division of Steps on Broadway, announces its annual Pointe Shoe Workshop & Fair, a valuable and informative event designed for ballet dancers of all levels, February 8 at 6:30 PM at Steps on Broadway.
The evening will begin with a panel of experts discussing such topics as pointe shoe fitting, and maintenance and proper foot care while ABT soloist, Misty Copeland, will share personal stories being fitted and dancing on pointe throughout her career.
The fair presents an opportunity for dancers to try on pointe shoes with fitters from Capezio, Chacott by Freed of London, Gaynor Minden, and Grishko, along with merchandise from each vendor.
Amy Brandt, Pointe Magazine editor
Leslie Browne, Former Principal with American Ballet Theater & Master Teacher
Dr. John Brumer, Podiatrist
Mary Carpenter, Pointe Shoe Fitter
Misty Copeland, soloist, American Ballet Theatre
The Complete Dancer Series is a major component of The Health and Wellness Program at The School at Steps. Consisting of three annual events, the program is designed to broaden the dance education of students by including resources and guidance on issues including injury prevention and recovery, physical therapy, nutrition, emotional wellness, and other supplemental services. Events in the past have included College Day, Healthy Body Workshop, Injury Prevention Workshop and Ask the Pros, all designed to help and educate about the dance world, on stage and behind the scenes.
The School at Steps cultivates young dancers, ages 3 mos. – 18 yrs., from their first step in a dance studio through their pre-professional training. Students discover their individual artistic voices in a creative environment with the guidance of an internationally recognized faculty. The personal attention the school provides encourages students to mature as dancers, grow as individuals, and enrich their passion for the art form. School at Steps graduates go on to dance with professional companies, study at top college dance programs, and perform on Broadway.