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do ballet people have wood at the tip of their shoes to stand on their toe!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

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There is NOT any wood in pointe shoes!. They are satin on the outside, and the hard tip that allows the dancer to stand on the tips of her toes is made of layers of fabric and a special hardening glue!. Flat shoes, however, which are used by beginning dancers, male dancers, and for everyone in regular technique classes, are completely soft because they aren't for dancing on the tips of your toes!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Ballet people are called ballerinas or danseurs/ballerinos!. Alternatively, ballet dancers work too!. The footwear you are referring to are called pointe shoes, and it is not wood but many layers of stiff burlap!. Wood would be much much too hard and do not allow for much breaking in!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

no they use pointe shoes!. They are made out of many thin layers of paper and glue!. wich is why if you get them wet they are no longer stiff!. However some pointe shoes ( gaynor mindons) are made out of plastic but they are known to cause foot problems and not work that well!. also they used to be made out of steel but then they were outlawed because of the serious health risks!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

"Ballet people" would be called ballerinas!.
And yes, in some pointe shoes and most of the older pointe shoes the box (toe) is made up of wood, but in the newer ones it is usually made up of lots of layers of burlap, because wood is hard on the toe and hard to break in!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

In a ballet shoe there isn't wood, it is made from leather!. But in pointe shoes there is wood!. Take it from someone who knows!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

In general ballet shoes, no!. But in movies like center stage, when they are on the very tips of there toe, yes there is wood in them!. They are called pointe shoes, usually 50-65 bucks!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

No!. When Ballerina's stand right on the tip of their toes they have a box inside the shoe!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Yes, that's how they stand on their toesWww@QuestionHome@Com

nope!. its actually only layers of hardened rough canvas type material!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

some have wood in their pantsWww@QuestionHome@Com

i don't think so!.what do i know i am a cheer leaderWww@QuestionHome@Com