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Each pointe shoe is hand made with extreme precision and intricate detail opening a world of possibility for a young dancer. Much time and many elements go into crafting the pointe shoe - satin, glue, and leather are used to create this quintessential tool for dancers in training. They are designed to break down and mold to the foot of a dancer in turn gifting the audience with those breathtaking moments we see on stage.

Why donate to the RWB School Pointe Shoe Fund?

The yearly cost of purchasing pointe shoes for a student’s training over 8 years can be overwhelming to a family. The RWB School Pointe Shoe Fund supports dancers with pointe shoes for performance opportunities, and provides assistance to students who need help to cover the cost of purchasing pointe shoes for class.

The RWB School Pointe Shoe Fund, established during RWB’s 75th Anniversary, is in honour of Jacqueline Weber’s retirement and for her 40 years of commitment to Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. During her tenure as the Professional Division Principal, she provided support and guidance to students and parents, ensuring that talented young dancers could pursue their dreams. A gifted instructor whose passion for the art form of ballet and love for her students inspired many generations of dancers.