|Frequently Asked Questions
How can I make my dancewear last longer?
Machine wash but hand dry. DO NOT put dancewear in the dryer.
What is a Character Shoe?
It is a type of shoe with a leather sole designed to be worn on stage. There
are many styles. They come without taps but taps can be attached to make them
What are SF Dancewear store hours?
10 - 6 Monday Saturday
12 4 Sundays
Where are you located?
Our stores are located in Oakland and San Francisco.
Can I wear Ballroom shoes on the street?
No true ballroom shoes have delicate suede soles that can be damaged
by rough or damp surfaces
How can I be sure to properly size tights?
First come into our stores. Second use the sizing chart associated with each
tight model. If in doubt choose the next size up. Modern tights are very stretchy
and do not bag.
Why do pointe shoes, in particular, need professional fitting?
Pointe shoes are hand-made and generally not consistent. All styles have different
dimensions and shapes and everybodys feet are different. Remember feet change
What is the Pointe Shoe Club?
It allows you to receive free Pointe Shoes. Please refer to clubs