Here at the Stage Shop, not only do we stock a huge range of products but we are also here to offer our services.
POINTE SHOE FITTINGS
Finding the right pair of pointe shoes for your feet can be a very challenging endevour but we understand how important is it to have shoes that fit correctly so that your don't damage your feet and so that you are able to dance at your absolute best. Our staff are experienced pointe shoe fitters and have been fully trained to fit you with a pointe shoe that is right for the size, shape and strength for your foot. We take pride in understanding the individual requirements of teachers when it comes to fitting and know that we will always be able to find a suitable shoe for you.
It is best to ring and book an appointment for fittings during the busier times of the year. This just ensures a staff member will be free to give you the time and attention you need - fittings can take a little while sometimes!
TUTU DESIGN AND DECORATING
Everybody wants a beautiful tutu to perform in, whether it be for competitions, auditions or concerts. Whilst we don't sew the tutus in store, we are able to get a huge range in to suit you in different colours, netting, materials and styles and then decorate them exactly as you like. Bring us some photo suggestions, your own creative design, or even leave it completely up to us if you're not sure what you want. We will design the perfet tutu for you, or even update your old tutu. We are able cater for different budgets as well so it is very easy to get the tutu you want from The Stage Shop.
Dance requires lots of extravagent cosutmes that are not always easy to find. We have lots of trims and motives to update a plain leotard into a funky jazz costume or an elegant burlesque number and plenty of hats and accessories to match. Alternatively we have a sewer for making more specific flowing contemporary dresses or cute 50s skirts if that's what you're after. Whilst we may not be able to sew everything you need, we are normally able to pull something together that is suitable for your performance. Don't be afraid to call and ask us.
There is a huge selection of masks in store, some of which we make and decorate ourselves. We can recreate one of our designs in different colours to suit your outfit or sometimes design a whole new mask with you. Alternatively purchase from us your own plain mask and colourful accessories and put it all together at home. What ever the case, come see our mask collection and see if there isn't one that will suit you.
MAKE UP CONSULTATION
We have a large make up supply from German company Kryolan, which is renowned for its excellence in theatrics. If you are new to stage make up we can walk you through the basics and show you the suitabe products to purchase. If you are struggling with certain techniques or concepts we are happy to explain and demonstrate for you in store, for example we can help you understand special effects make up such as how to create fake flesh wounds. Our staff are experienced in stage make up due their personal backgrounds in performance however we also have a qualified make up artist (through Clip Joint Education) who you can meet in consultations if you'd like to discuss your day to day make up or formal make up.
EXPERT DANCE AND THEATRICAL ADVICE
And of course we offer your our exemplary service everytime you shop with us, our experienced staff will help you find exactly the right product for you. We want your Stage Shop experience to be of the best possible customer service and professional advice.