Depending on the repertoire for the season, Northern Ballet use approximately 2,200 pairs of pointe shoes each year. Using the average size pointe shoe, if you were to line them up, toe to heel, it would be well over half a mile!
We know that you love all things pointe, but there are some fascinating facts that you may not know and over the next few weeks I will be revealing interesting pointe trivia and debunking some myths.
To get started, here is the first pointe fact you may not know
An interesting fact about the beginning of pointe