Hair

Music & Dance and Ballet:  long hair should be in a ballet bun (Watch this video: How to Make a Ballet Bun for Class.) Short hair should be trimmed to not fall across the eyes or should be securely pinned back.

Modern, Jazz, Tap & Aerial/Circus: long hair should be in a secure ponytail or braid. Short hair should be trimmed to not fall across the eyes or should be securely pinned back.

Students must be prepared with their own supplies for doing their hair appropriately for class. 

No jewelry should be worn in class. This includes watches or anything distracting on the wrist, necklaces or large earrings (valuables should be left at home).


Where to shop

Shoes and dance attire are available at:

Centerstage (Seattle)

Online at www.discountdancesupply.com


REQUIRED DANCE ATTIRE

*Traditional dance training has gendered classroom attire and costumes. Dancers should feel welcome to choose the attire that is a best fit for their gender identity. Please let us know if your child would prefer a costume that differs from traditional gendered costumes.  

Music & Dance

Girls* - Light blue, long-sleeved leotard & pink tights with pink ballet shoes

Boys* - t-shirt (white, black or light blue) & black tights or leggings with black ballet shoes.

Introduction To Movement

Girls* - Black long-sleeved scoop-neck leotard & black footless tights with no shoes

Boys* - black t-shirt & black tights, leggings, or athletic pants with no shoes.

Ballet

Girls* - Black standard-style leotard and pink tights with pink ballet shoes. For advanced students, pink pointe/pre-pointe shoes.

Boys* - t-shirt (white or black) with black tights, and black ballet shoes.

Modern

Girls* - Black standard-style leotard with black tights or leggings with no shoes.

Boys* - black t-shirt with black footless tights or athletic pants with no shoes.

Jazz

Solid-colored standard style leotard or solid-colored t-shirt (no logos), black leggings or athletic pants. For Jazz, black jazz shoes (no dance sneakers).

Tap

Black split-sole oxford tap shoes. Tap shoes must have screw-in taps.  No jeans, dresses, skirts, nor midriff baring tops. Shorts must be of an appropriate length.

Aerial

Leggings that cover the backs of the knees and a shirt that can be tucked in. No zippers, rivets or velcro (anything that will snag the equipment).