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 traditionally 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.
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.
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.
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).
Black split-sole oxford tap shoes. Tap shoes must have screw-in taps. No jeans, dresses, skirts, nor midriff baring tops. Shorts must be an appropriate length.
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).
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. Students must be prepared with their own supplies for doing their hair appropriately for class.
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.
Jewelry & Watches
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).