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Posted on August 1, 2020

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Founded in Sydney, Australia in the early 1930s by Eastern European immigrant Jacob Bloch, a craftsman who began his career producing exceptional hand-made pointe shoes for revered ballet dancers worldwide. So successful was Jacob, that a full dance range quickly followed. Since that time, the rapid growth of Bloch’s reputation has established the brand as one of the most trusted in the industry.

Today, guided by the third-generation of Bloch’s family, the company’s international recognition has marked it as a leader in the technical dance market. More recently, the introduction of a dance inspired fashion line for the street has been an instant success worldwide.

Bloch’s design features, material selection and construction are all linked to dance. As the industry leader, its dance DNA is found in every pair of shoes it makes.

Today Bloch is fulfilling the promise made by its founder all those years ago.

Bloch’s respect level for the artists it serves is infinite. If Bloch can contribute to the dancer’s artistry in any small way, by making their life easier then it has achieved its goal.

Quite simply, Bloch’s business is all about dance!

It isn’t Bloch’s job. It’s Bloch’s life.

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Simon Oliver has been production editor of Dancing Times since 2010 and is highly experienced in design across print and online magazine production. Throughout his career, Simon has worked on a diverse range of subjects including music, family history, book collecting and poker.

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