Pointe Shoe Profile: Mara Vinson
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Mara Vinson
Freed of London
Years wearing this shoe:
Eight or nine
She removes the heel section of the shank and softens the box with herfingers, then applies glue to both the tip and shank.
Number of pairs she uses:
Depending on the ballet she’s dancing, it varies from one pair a show to one pair a week.