People experience difficulties and challenges of different kinds when they pursue their dreams. They need to learn from their failures and make improvement to achieve their goals.
The story takes place in a virtual world which has diversified cultures of different eras, such as the modern times and the 1920s. The ballet shoes are in the ballet rehearsal room, the sports shoes are in another room which is decorated in hip hop street style while, on the other side of the stage, the room is full of art deco designs.
Ballet shoes are initially innocent characters who like dancing, and want recognition and attention from the audiences. They are newborn shoes so they are not familiar with things in the world.