Dress Code

Dance is an art form that requires great precision.  We provide professional instruction and is extremely important for the instructor to be able to see the lines of the body.  Students are expected to wear proper dance attire to every class.  All classes except Hip Hop require a leoard and tights.  Loose fitting shirts and pants are not permitted.  No jewelry is permitted with the exception of stud earrings. Dress code is as follows:

Tutu and Tumble and Creative Dance:  Girls:  Black or pink leotard (no tutus or skirts attached, please), pink tights, and pink ballet shoes.  Boys:  Black close-fitting dance pants, shorts, or tights, a white or black T-shirt or tank top, and black ballet shoes.

Ballet and Pointe:  Girls:  Black leotard, pink tights, pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes.  Advanced level girls may wear a skirt or leg warmers at the instructor’s discretion.  If necessary, pointe shoes as specified and approved by the instructor.  Hair must be worn in a bun to every class.  Boys:  Black close fitting dance pants, shorts, or tights, a white or black T-shirt or tank top, and white or black ballet shoes.

Jazz:  Girls:  Leotard with pink, black, or tan tights, and tan or black split-sole jazz shoes as specified by instructor.  Hair must be tied completely off the neck and shoulders and away from the face.  Boys:  Close fitting shorts or pants, close fitting T-shirt or tank top, and black split-sole jazz shoes.

Tap:  Girls:  A leotard with pink, black, or tan tights, and tan or black oxford tap shoe specified by instructor.  Hair must be tied completely off the neck and shoulders and away from the face.  Yoga pants or leggings are allowed at the teacher’s discretion.  Boys:  Close fitting shorts or pants, a close fitting T-shirt or tanktop, and black oxford tap shoes.

Modern/Lyrical:  Girls:  A leotard, pink, black, or tan convertible tights.  Shoes for lyrical at instructor discretion; modern class is barefoot.  Hair must be tied completely off the neck and shoulders and away from the face.  Boys:  Close fitting shorts or pants, a close fitting shirt, and lyrical shoes at instructor discretion.  Modern class is barefoot.

Hip Hop:  Girls:  Yoga pants or leggings, or bike shorts with a close fitting T-shirt or tank top.  Hair must be tied completely off the neck and shoulders and away from the face.  Hip hop sneakers as designated by instructor.  Boys:  Sweat pants, shorts, or close fitting pants and a close fitting T-shirt or tank top.  No baggy street clothes, no jeans, and no sneakers worn outside are permitted on the studio floor.

 

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