Making a pointe of diversity: Ballet shoes in brown and bronze shades are being made in the UK for the first time. Ballet Black, whose dancers are all of black and Asian descent, worked with shoe manufacturer Freed to create the new shoes. Click the link in our bio to see more of dancers Cira Robinson and Marie Astrid Mence wearing the shoes for rehearsal. ballet pointeshoes balletbrown balletbronze balletblack freedoflondon london bbcnews