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Summer Convention Fashion: Look cool in the heat of summer intensive

A dancer at Velocity Dance Convention. Photo courtesy of Velocity.

Summer Convention Fashion: Look cool in the heat of summer intensive
Summer is upon us, and that means hot weather and lots of sweaty dance clothes. Like in any season,...

DancerPalooza presents high-energy event in Long Beach

Travis Wall teaching at DancerPalooza

DancerPalooza presents high-energy event in Long Beach
For the second year, Break the Floor Productions is set to host DancerPalooza, a first-of-its-kind six-day dance festival presenting...

Flirt with Fishnet Tights…

Maddie Ziegler in Capezio Crop Studio Fishnet Tights

Flirt with Fishnet Tights…
Capezio Fishnet tights are synonymous with show business. Flattering, sexy and glamorous, fishnet tights add fun and flirtation to...

Mad About Maddie: Capezio Brand Ambassador

Mad About Maddie: Capezio Brand Ambassador
This past May, Capezio was thrilled to announce its latest brand ambassador: Maddie Ziegler, a dancer who is making...

Matt Flint weighs in on new Tapsonic

Matt Flint weighs in on new Tapsonic
Capezio Athlete Matt Flint of So You Think You Can Dance and Strictly Come Dancing recently joined longtime tapper...

Bondi’s Ballet Lover’s Paradise

The new Capezio by Ballet Emporium store in Sydney, Australia.

Bondi’s Ballet Lover’s Paradise
Capezio Opens in Bondi Junction On March 12th, Capezio unveiled a new partnership store at Bondi Junction – the...

Farewell to Cedar Lake

Cedar Lake dancer Matthew Rich in Jo Stromgren's Necessity, Again. Photo by Paula Lobo.

Farewell to Cedar Lake
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, the New York-based dance troupe that graced the scene in 2003, announced in March that...

Throwback: My First Recital

Throwback: My First Recital
‘Tis the season. Recital season. In honor of all the young dancers embarking on costume, choreography and performance time,...

10 Secrets to Perfect Multiple Pirouettes – with Advice from Sophia Lucia

Sophia Lucia holds her certificate after breaking the Guinness World Record for consecutive pirouettes wearing Capezio shoes.

10 Secrets to Perfect Multiple Pirouettes – with Advice from Sophia Lucia
“I can actually do 60 pirouettes on a good day,” says young 12-year-old Sophia Lucia, the world record holder...

Sophia Lucia and Capezio create Turning Pointe 55 Shoe

Sophia Lucia and Capezio create Turning Pointe 55 Shoe
On March 30, 2013, Capezio Athlete Sophia Lucia achieved the Guinness World Record for multiple pirouettes. The now seventh...

Capezio spotlights BalletNext dancers in new Catalog

BalletNext models for Capezio's new Spring 2015 Catalog

Capezio spotlights BalletNext dancers in new Catalog
Capezio Athlete Michele Wiles and dancers from her four-year-old New York dance company BalletNext were recently chosen to be...

8 Essentials for Your Competition Dance Bag

A dancer competes at Celebrity Nationals at Sea. Photo courtesy of Celebrity.

8 Essentials for Your Competition Dance Bag
1. Healthy snacks…and maybe a little candy in there too You need healthy snacks to keep you going. i.e....

Are you the next face of Capezio Australia?

Are you the next face of Capezio Australia?
Last year, Capezio teamed up with dance competition DanceLife Unite in search of the next “Face of Capezio”, discovering...

Made by a Dancer for Dancers: Bradon Collection by Capezio

Made by a Dancer for Dancers: Bradon Collection by Capezio
When Melissa Brannan, Vice President of Design and Merchandising at Capezio , heard that a former dancer had been...

Matt Flint and Tom Shilcock direct Capezio video

Lukas McFarlane and Charlie Bruce in the new Capezio Europe video choreographed and directed by Capezio Athletes Matt Flint and Tom Shilcock.

Matt Flint and Tom Shilcock direct Capezio video
Capezio Athletes and European dance stars Matt Flint and Tom Shilcock recently joined forces to choreograph and direct a...

Introducing Airess – a new standard in pointe technology

Capezio debuts the new Airess Pointe Shoes.

Introducing Airess – a new standard in pointe technology
While the Capezio brand stays true to its tradition, it also continually looks toward the future, with an eye...

Seven Dance Competition Catastrophes

Capezio Athlete Sophia Lucia performing at a dance competition.

Seven Dance Competition Catastrophes
Capezio Athletes dish on their competition nightmares. Even some of the most experienced dancers have had a performance flub...

Capezio Awards Young Talent at Showcase

Petite dancer Taylea Rend.

Capezio Awards Young Talent at Showcase
In January, Showcase National Dance Championship named its 2014 champions at a huge nationals event at Jupiter’s Casino on...

10 Things Only Competition Dancers Understand

Caron Moore, Founder and Director of Encore Performing Arts Showcase, awards prizes.

10 Things Only Competition Dancers Understand
#1. Screaming for people on stage is not a faux pas. When you walk on that stage and hear...

Finding balance: Two essential tips beyond the tips of your toes

Finding balance: Two essential tips beyond the tips of your toes
If you are a ballet dancer, or if you’ve ever studied ballet, you know the feeling that comes over...

A Thoughtful Dance: Mind-Body Synchronization

A Thoughtful Dance: Mind-Body Synchronization
There are so many facets that represent who we are as human beings: our thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and everything...

Debbie Allen Directs Capezio Tapsonic Video

Debbie Allen Directs Capezio Tapsonic Video
Debbie Allen is an icon of dance, much like Capezio. Continuously making her mark on the dance and entertainment...

What is Barre Class?

Barre classes attract women and men of all ages and can also benefit dancers. Photo by Adrienne McCaskey of Barre Body®.

What is Barre Class?
Is barre class for dancers or non-dancers? Most people know that ballet dancers are some of the most fit...

Spotlight on Capezio Las Vegas

Capezio Las Vegas Store Manager Dana Corvino (middle) with her staff members.

Spotlight on Capezio Las Vegas
All of the Capezio retail stores around the globe carry the finest in Capezio’s line of dancewear: pointe shoes,...

The Tap Pack – Lacing up for a regional tour and beyond

The Tap Pack – Lacing up for a regional tour and beyond
The Tap Pack is bringing tap back into the spotlight with old school flair. Three of Australia’s leading hoofers...

What do elves, a tea pot and Michael Jackson have in common?

Dancers in “Smooth Criminal” from the "Michael Jackson ONE" show by Cirque du Soleil doing the famous lean in custom Capezio shoes. Photo by Aaron Felske. Costumes by Zaldy Goco.

What do elves, a tea pot and Michael Jackson have in common?
An update on the wonderful world of Capezio’s Theatrical Division. Have you had a chance to see the Beauty...

The West End shines at the WhatsOnStage Awards

Choreographer Drew McOnie choreographed "In The Heights." Photo by Robert Workman.

The West End shines at the WhatsOnStage Awards
Coming up on Sunday, February 15 in London, the 15th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards will applaud the best productions and...

MOVE IT – U.K.’s largest dance event celebrates 10 years

Photos courtesy of MOVE IT.

MOVE IT – U.K.’s largest dance event celebrates 10 years
This year, MOVE IT, the U.K.’s largest dance event, will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a host of...

10 Myths About Pointe Work

10 Myths About Pointe Work
Most young ballerinas dream of someday going en pointe. Pointe shoes are beautiful – new and shiny – and...

LB Kass uses her dance background to fuel her fitness programs

Capezio Athlete LB Kass. Photo by Megan Heim.

LB Kass uses her dance background to fuel her fitness programs
Capezio Athlete and Dancebody Workout™ Creator LB Kass has loved to dance and move as long as she can...

7 Pre-Performance Rituals – Do you relate?

7 Pre-Performance Rituals – Do you relate?
The endless tendus and plies. The numerous layouts, pirouettes, contractions, and cramp rolls. The hours of sweating in a...

10 Ways to Ace An Audition

10 Ways to Ace An Audition
1) Be prepared Just as you would prepare yourself by being physically fit and ready for an audition, it...
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