Short hair should be trimmed to not fall across the eyes or should be securely pinned back. Long hair must be secured away from the face and shoulders.
Music & Dance and Ballet: long hair should be in a ballet bun (Watch this video: How to Make a Ballet Bun for Class)
Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap & Aerial/Circus: long hair should be in a secure ponytail or braid.
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).
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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* - white t-shirt & black tights, leggings, or athletic pants with black leather 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 I-II & Introduction to Ballet
Girls* - Black long-sleeved scoop-neck leotard and pink seamed tights with pink ballet shoes
Boys* - white t-shirt and black tights/leggings with black ballet shoes.
Ballet III through VIII
Girls/Women* - Black standard-style ballet leotards and pink seamed tights with pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes. For advanced students studying pointe, pink pointe shoes.
Boys/Men* - white t-shirt, black leggings or tights, and black canvas ballet shoes.
Girls* - Black scoop-neck long-sleeved leotard and black footless tights with no shoes
Boys* - black t-shirt with black tights, leggings, or athletic pants with no shoes.
Modern III through VIII
Girls/Women* - Black standard-style leotard with black tights, leggings, or athletic pants with no shoes
Boys/Men* - black t-shirt with black footless tights or athletic pants with no shoes.
Jazz and Contemporary
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 of 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).