Shoes from Karl-Heinz Martin are danced with by professional dancers all over the world.
Many swear by these pointe shoes and wear them throughout their career.
The following is just one personal report:
“Shoes from Karl-Heinz Martin have been a constant companion to me for many years. They are an indispensable part of my profession as a ballet dancer, which demands my best performance every day. They are noted for their unchanging high quality of material, shape and workmanship. They are very comfortable to wear and adapt to fit my foot perfectly. The points are worked accurately and offer the best basis for the highest standard of point dancing.”
Sue Jin Kang was born in Korea. After taking ballet lessons in her home country, she moved to Monte Carlo, where she studied at the Académie de Danse classique under the instruction of Marika Besobrasova. 1985 she won the Grand Prix de Lausanne.
Since 1986 she has danced at the Stuttgarter Ballett, 1994 as soloist, 1997 as Principal Dancer.
Significant appearances and leading rôles in classical performances such as Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet”, Katharina in “The Taming of the Shrew”, Pamina in “The Magic Flute”, the Diva in “Poème de l’Exstase”, Marguerite Gautier in “The Lady of the Camellias” and many more.
She gave brilliant performances at the National Ballet of Korea, the Universal Ballet in Seoul and also at the Art Festival in Instanbul. Furthermore, she played the rôle of Lise in La fille mal gardée (Heinz Spoerli) in Hannover. She tours around the world with the Stuttgarter Ballett, e.g. through the USA, Korea and Japan. In April 1999 she was awarded the “Benois de la Danse” for her rôle of Marguerite in “The Lady of the Camellias”. She has received many major awards in her native country Korea, such as the significant Ho-Am Prize 2002″.