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2019-2020 Dance Class Dress Code

A dress code ensures that a teacher will be able to see a dancer’s alignment and positioning.  A dress code will also teach students discipline, helping with overall focus and energy. By "dressing the part," dancers feel like dancers. Dress codes can also create unity among the dancers instead of causing a few dancers to stand out, much like a school uniform policy. Dress codes go a long way in minimizing distractions, and help give classes a unified look.


Ballet/Creative Movement Classes (Ages 2-3 and 4-5)

Any color leotard  (if wearing a skirt it must be attached to leotard)

Tights Optional

Pink slip on ballet shoes  (no ties)


Ballet/Tap Combo Classes

Shoes- pink leather slip on ballet shoes (no ties) and nude/tan colored slip on tap shoes (no ties or buckles.)

Tights- pink ballet tights; Leotard-any color/any style;

Any colored leotard (Skirts are allowed if attached to leotard)

Hair in a bun


Ballet – All Levels

Shoes- any pink leather full sole ballet slipper (i.e. Bloch "dansoft" full sole)

Leotard- any color, any style

Tights- any pink "convertible” tights

Hair in a bun


Jazz – All Levels

Shoes- nude jazz leather slip on shoe

Tights- any color "convertible" tights

Leotard- any color, any style

Fitted dance shorts and or fitted dance capris/fitted pants are allowed

Hair secured to head (ponytail ok)


Modern/Contemporary/Lyricsal  - All Levels

No shoes

Tights-any color  “convertible" or "stirrup" tights

Leotard-any color, any style

Fitted dance shorts, fitted dance capris/fitted pants allowed

Hair secured to head (ponytails ok)


Tap - All Levels

Shoes-hard-sole tap shoes black (Capezio CG09 is preferred)

Comfortable clothes/ no baggy tops or bottoms;

Hair pulled up and pulled back


Hip-Hop- (All Levels)

Sneakers- Converse styled shoes preferred. No street shoes.

Comfortable clothing baggy tops, bottoms and hats are allowed


Boys (Jazz, Tap, Ballet)

Solid shirt or tank top

Black dance or sweat pants

White or black socks

Black shoes


**no jewelry or accessories are to be worn during class. Dress code enforced**