Canvas may be the choice for dance classes, but for stage performances, attire matters and that’s where character shoes come in. They are available in a range of styles, colours, heel sizes and materials. The type of dance shoes you choose will affect your balance, posture and movement, so ultimately, the right character shoe will affect your performance. No matter whether you do tap dance, modern, jazz, contemporary or ballroom. Fortunately, the ranges are so wide that finding your favourite style is a breeze. Character shoes are available in canvas, leather and synthetic materials. The fastenings can be elasticated, buckle fastening, or button fastening. Heel sizes range from low, flat and cuban to various heel lengths. Browse our collection of character shoes and find a style that works for you.