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Strictly Come Dancing | Halloween 2015

October 31, 2015

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Strictly Come Dancing | Halloween 2015 In Halloween Week, 11 celebrities danced to impress, bewitch and bedazzle. Did they out-do the judges, dressed as The Addams Family ? Live show photographs. © BBC Pictures. No unauthorised reproduction. Katie & Anton opened the show with a Paso Doble to Phantom of the Opera. Len said, “it […]

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Ballet Business : Pointe shoes deconstructed

January 20, 2011


Ballet News, pointe shoes,

It’s Not Magic; it’s linen & often flour It’s not magic that keeps a ballerina on her toes – it’s a mixture of materials – often burlap, flour, dextrine*, paper, potato starch, rough and smooth leather, coarse linen, satin, papier-mâché, held together with glue of a secret formula. You may have seen dancers strutting about, […]

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