Taking the pain out of pointe: How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerinas' feet | July 1, 2022 | Almanac | Almanac Online |

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Taking the pain out of pointe: How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerinas' feet

by Kate Bradshaw

Dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte was 11 years old when she finally got permission to go en pointe.

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Posted by Alice Newton
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Jul 2, 2022 at 5:21 pm

Alice Newton is a registered user.

My newphew, Dan Duell, is Artistic Director of Ballet Chicago; his wife, Patricia Blair, is Associate Artistic Director. I emailed today asking if any of their dancers had tried PerfectFitPointe and Particia replied: "Our dancers have used it and love it. It takes a while to learn how to make the mold properly, but once one understands the process, PerfectFit is pretty good!" Yay!


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