Whether you are a professional dancer or performer - or just an eager amateur taking lessons, you will be well aware that one of the most important elements of your performance attire is your footwear. Whether you do tap, contemporary dance or ballroom, your footwear has a great impact and influence on how you perform and can aid your posture, balance and movement. If you are just starting out as a dancer and are looking for the perfect pair of stage shoes you will be pleasantly surprised by the various types, styles and colour of shoe available at Dance Depot.
If character dance shoes are what you are after, check out the Syllabus/Character shoe which comes with either a low or Cuban heel and includes a canvas upper, suede sole and elasticated strap for extra comfort.
Whatever kind of dancing you are doing, you won’t go wrong with a pair of Bloch character shoes. If you are a performer who does a lot of character, demi-character and dance work you will probably want to opt for the versatile Bloch Splitflex, which boasts a 2.5 inch heel and an elegant strap. The Splitflex gives your foot an impressive degree of movement as you dance, not to mention a lovely extended line which is essential for any dancer.
Capezio also offers an excellent range of character shoes. The updated Capezio Junior Footlight is attractive, supple and soft for added comfort and boasts a brushed microfibre lining, non-slip heel counter, thin ankle strap and padded insole. Dancers will also be pleased with a pair of Capezio Broadway Flex Character shoes which is made of soft supple leather and combines the comfort of a jazz shoe with the style of a character shoe. With its 2 inch flared heel, neoprene/suede sole and a leather/neoprene upper this shoe is elegant, highly functional and very comfortable to wear.