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Dress Code


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All dress code descriptions below are for our 2017-18 dance season.


Level 1 Ballet/Tap

Dancers must wear a uniform short sleeve pink leotard with pink ballet tights, pink ballet shoes, and black tap shoes. Ballet shoes should have excess strings cut from laces. If they are not cut by the first class, the teacher will cut them due to them being a distraction at this age. Black tap shoes should have buckles or elastic to fasten, not ties. Please print your child’s name in each shoe.

The registration fee includes the cost of the class uniform leotard and a pair of tights. The uniform pink leotard and pink tights is handed out before the start of the new season.

Tights:
BALLET PINK tights - can be transitional tights, but does not need to be transitional (transitional = with a hole in the sole of the tight). 
Level 1 Tights Option 1

Ballet Shoe:
Ballet shoe - for this style shoe students typically purchases two sizes smaller than street shoes as they are to fit snug on the foot. 
Level 1 Ballet Shoe Option 1

Tap Shoe:
Tap shoe - velcro, buckle, or snaps approved (no shoe strings/ties please).
Level 1 Tap Shoe Option 1

Level 2 Ballet/Tap

Dancers must wear a blue leotard with pink ballet tights, pink ballet shoes, and tan tap shoes. Ballet shoes should be Bloch Zenith Flat Canvas shoes, purchased 2 sizes smaller than street shoes. Tan tap shoes should lace up with laces. Brands include: Capezio, Dance Now Girls, Bloch, Sansha.

Leotard:
1. Girls Tank Cotton Leotard - Light Blue
Style No. TH5512C
Level 2 Leotard Option 1
2. Child Long Sleeve Leotard - Light Blue
Style No. D5103C
Level 2 Leotard Option 2
3. Childs Short Sleeve Leotard - Light Blue
Style No. D5102C
Level 2 Leotard Option 3

Tights:
Options - these are adult sizes but child sizes similar to these tights can be found on this website. As long as they are ballet pink dance tights any brand is approved.
Color: BALLET PINK
Level 2 Tights Option 1
Level 2 Tights Option 2

Ballet shoe - typically purchased two sizes smaller than street shoe
Level 2 Ballet Shoe Option 1
Level 2 Ballet Shoe Option 2

Tap shoe - TAN (any brand will do as long as it looks like this tap shoe below)
Level 2 Ballet Shoe Option 1

Level 1 Hip Hop:

Shorts, t-shirt, sneakers with clean soles.

Level 2 & 3 Hip Hop, Teen/Adult Hip Hop

Workout type clothing, loose fitting/comfortable and clean sole sneakers.

Teen/Adult Ballet/Modern

Form fitting clothes, and for ballet: pink ballet shoes (Flat, Canvas or Leather). Brands for ballet shoes include: Bloch, Capezio, Sansha, Leo's, Body Wrapper's, Mirella, and Grishko.

All male students must wear:

  • White ballet shoes with white elastic securely sewn
  • White socks
  • Beginner levels may wear shorts; as you progress you must switch to black pants.
  • Fitted white t-shirt

For Ballet Conservatory dress code, please see the Ballet Conservatory page.

For more information, please see our School Philosophy here »