Pointe Shoe Campaign


Keep our Ballerinas En Pointe

Each season, Oklahoma City Ballet spends $70,000 on pointe shoes to ensure our dancers remain healthy and safe. As a Pointe Shoe sponsor, you’ll personally be adding value to one of our professional ballerinas who relies on pointe shoes to keep her body healthy and safe. For every $100 you donate, you’ll provide a pair of shoes for one of our ballerinas. Please click here to donate today.


Did You Know?

  • Pointe shoes are specially made shoes worn by ballerinas to allow them to dance on the tips of their toes.
  • A ballerina depends on their pointe shoes to be extremely sturdy, as the entire weight of her body is balanced on a small platform in the box of her shoe.
  • Our principal ballerinas use 50 pairs of pointe shoes per season, costing the Ballet $5,000 or more annually for that dancer alone.
  • Every $100 you donate to our pointe shoe campaign will purchase a pair of pointe shoes for our professional dancers.
  • No two pairs of pointe shoes are identical. Each shoe is custom made and handcrafted to fit each dancer’s unique specifications.


Become a Sponsor

For more information on becoming a Pointe Shoe Sponsor, please contact Whitney Cross Moore at (405) 843-9898 or whitney@okcballet.org.

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