Julia Erikson http://wesa.fm en Professional Ballerinas Speaking On Pointe http://wesa.fm/post/professional-ballerinas-speaking-pointe <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Instead of the traditional glass slipper, this weekend’s Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre production of <a href="http://www.pbt.org/performances/cinderella"><em>Cinderella </em></a>involves a glass ballet shoe. This notion made us wonder--how important is the perfect fit for a professional ballerina? Pittsburgh Ballet Principal dancers <strong>Alexandra Kochis</strong> and <strong>Julia Erickson</strong> give us a <a href="http://www.pbt.org/news/perfect-fit-principals-share-secrets-pointe-shoe-prep">peek </a>at the world of a dancer and her toe shoes. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 01:30:00 +0000 Heather McClain 8051 at http://wesa.fm Professional Ballerinas Speaking On Pointe