One of the most valuable assets for any ballet company is its dancers’ feet. A quality pair of ballet pointe shoes can cost up to $125 a pair and each dancer goes through approximately 30 pairs every season – with five female dancers, that can total almost $20,000 per year!
Art & Sole is Citie Ballet’s annual foot-forward fashion fundraiser that combines local footwear fashion with Citie Ballet’s original contemporary ballet performances to raise these much-needed funds.
Come join us on Thursday, May 10th at the ATB Arts Barns as we raise funds to keep our dancers en pointe, and have a little fun, too. ...
As Edmonton’s resident ballet company, Citie Ballet strives to make ballet accessible by inspiring audiences with original works and beautifully remounted pieces under the direction of Artistic Director Jorden Morris. Citie Ballet is a not-for-profit organization that is committed to artistic collaborations outside the dance community. It also engages the greater community by offering wellness-focused classes for adults, seniors, socially vulnerable families and people with cognitive or physical disabilities.