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Q & A SESSION: FIRST PAIR OF POINTE SHOES

Q & A SESSION: FIRST PAIR OF POINTE SHOES

Q: How much are Pointe Shoes? A: It depends, pointe shoes vary in brand and style and thus are different prices. They will range between $90-$120. ...
HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR POINTE SHOES

HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR POINTE SHOES

For many dancers, your pointe shoes are the most expensive items in your dance bag. It is important you know how to take care of your pointe shoes ...
MARKING MY POINTE SHOES

MARKING MY POINTE SHOES

Before you can start sewing your pointe shoes you have to mark where the ribbons and elastic will be placed. If you were fitted at Mark’s Dancewear...

Testimonials

Most knowledgeable and well-stocked store from Des Moines to Chicago for pointe shoes. Mark has fit dancers from Belle Academy of Dance in Davenport for pointe shoes for over ten years. Mark knows pointe shoes!!! Can't be beat.

Kay Ferris, Belle Academy

We've been going to Mark's for years and Mark always treats us like old friends. His staff knows their stuff and always has a smile. We live out of town and I'm a Dance Dad that has made many "emergency" trips by myself they are great at helping me get what we need.

Adam Halter

We just left there and I can't even begin to put into words how amazing of an experience we had! We will be customers for years to come! Mark really took the time to explain the shoe fitting process and he genuinely has the best interest of the students in mind. We will gladly make the drive to come anytime we need anything dance related!

Emma the Batman Dancer

I have shopped at Marks many times for my daughter who is four and beginning dance. They're always helpful and welcoming.  I was blessed with their helpful assistance and knowledge the first time shopping and they continue to assist. I love bringing my daughter to allow her to find a new outfit(s), small accessories, or bag.  Thank you!

Haley Kristine

This was my daughters first time getting fitted for her first pair of pointe' shoes. Everyone was so nice. They educated me on how to sew her ribbons and elastic on. My daughter was able to purchase a bigger dance bag at a reasonable price, instead of paying a fortune online. Thank you for all your help! We will be back when it's time for new shoes!

Dacia Gutcher

Mark is so knowledgeable about sizing dance shoes!! We have always had wonderful conversation and service from Mark and his staff!! They offer a great variety of dance wear, dance shoes, accessories, and garment/costume carrying and storage solutions! Checkout their online store too!

Kimberly Hagen