Thank you for your interest in buying pointe shoes at Dancia London. You do not need an appointment for a fitting at our Drury Lane store and can come along any time. We fit on a first come, first served basis. During busy times, such as school holidays please ‘check in’ at the counter and you will be given a number for a fitting. You should allow about half an hour for a fitting and please arrive at the store no later than 30 minutes before closing. Our no appointment system means that you are guaranteed a fitting on the day of your choice and Dancia London is open 7 days week.
Group fitting are welcome at Dancia London. We ask only that you give us some advance notice if you have a number of dancers coming to the store so we may best accommodate your group. You can call us on 020 7831 9483 or contact us by email.
Our professional team of fitters will help you choose the best shoes for you. Our team consists of ex-professional ballet dancers, dance teachers, West End performers and dance students. Many have graduated from top dance schools and colleges. The current staff trained at The Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, Tring Park, The Hammond School, The Urdang Academy, Laine Theatre Arts, London Studio Centre, The Central School of Ballet and London Contemporary Dance School.
Dancia London is the exclusive central London stockists of Gaynor Minden, Grishko and Merlet pointe shoes. We also stock a selection of Bloch pointe shoes. With hundreds of pairs in stock and with our knowledgeable, unbiased, fitting, we believe that Dancia London is the first choice for pointe shoes.
Dancia London offer customised pointe shoe orders from Gaynor Minden and Grishko and our pointe shoe fitters are proud to fit many dancers in professional ballet companies from around the world including The Royal Ballet and English National Ballet.
Whilst many dancers do not require these options, please ask the manager in store about changes that can be made to these shoes.
Coloured satin and vegan pointe shoes are available to order from Grishko and Gaynor Minden.
Please note that custom shoes are made to order and can take a number of weeks.
As part of your fitting we will offer advice about toe pads, sewing on ribbons and elastic and general pointe shoe good practice. Throughout the year Danica London hosts branded discount weeks, with special offers and free gifts. Like us on Facebook for up to date information at www.facebook.com/dancialondon. If you have any questions, please use the contact form and we will be happy to help with any queries you may have. We very much look forward to seeing you and your gorgeous feet in store!