Dress Code

Dance is an art form that requires great precision.  We provide professional instruction and it is extremely important for the instructor to be able to see the lines of the body, in order to provide corrections.  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:  Girls:  Black or pink leotard (no tutus or skirts please), pink tights, and pink ballet shoes.  Boys:  Black close-fitting dance pants, gym shorts, or dance tights, a white or black T-shirt or tank top, and black ballet shoes.

Ballet and Pointe:  Girls:  The Wear Moi leotards listed below by the class color assigned on the schedule, or ANY black leotard (absolutely no color or pattern), pink tights, pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes.  Females in need should wear a nude dance undergarment.  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 in Petite Ballet, Ballet A, Ballet B:  Black close fitting dance pants, gym shorts, or dance tights, a white or black T-shirt or tank top, and white or black ballet shoes.  Boys in Ballet C and above: Black/grey dance bike shorts or dance tights, a white/black dance leotard/top, and white, nude, or black ballet shoes.  

Jazz/Musical Theatre:  Girls:  Leotard with pink, black, or tan tights, and black split-sole jazz shoes (intermediate/advanced jazz are tan).  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 (intermediate/advanced jazz are tan).

Tap:  Girls:  A leotard with pink, black, or tan tights, and black oxford lace up tap shoes.  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 tank top, and black oxford lace up 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.

Street Jazz/Hip Hop:  Girls:  Yoga pants or leggings, or bike shorts with a close fitting T-shirt or tank top.  (Your shirt must be able to tuck in for tricks).  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.

Hair MUST be up and off your neck for ALL classes.  Absolutely NO jewelry, watches, Fitbits, etc.  Where noted, class attire is a leotard and tights.  There are no shirts, shorts, trash bag pants, skirts, pants, or leg warmers unless previously approved with the teacher.

For all of your dance attire needs, please visit www.wearmoi.us/en/ (under Collections, go to Uniforms, Girls) or Balletomania in Poughkeepsie or Ms. Dancewear in Mohegan Lake.

 

Ballet and Pointe Girls

Leotard style:     Coralie (short sleeve leotard)                                                                                                                                              

                                 Faustine (tank leotard)                                                                                                                

                                 Abbie (camisole leotard)

 

Leotard Colors:     Petite Ballet – Peach

                                     Ballet A – Burgundy

                                     Ballet B – Mint

                                     Ballet C – Lilac

                                     Ballet D & Intermediate 1 – Royal Blue

                                     Intermediate 2 – Light Grey

                                     Advanced – Red

 

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