Dress Code

"The way that people dress makes them part of an army, dressed in their own uniform, determined to do something." -Suzy Menkes

Jazz/Lyrical 

Girls

Clothing: Leotard or dance top with jazz pants, sweatpants, or dance shorts. 

Shoes: Jazz 6/7, Beginning Jazz/ Lyrical age 8-11 will need tan jazz shoes (split sole, no ties) for class and for the recital. All other jazz classes and all lyrical classes will need tan foot undees.

 

Hair: Pulled away from the face.

Tap/Jazz age 4-5 can wear ballet shoes or jazz shoes.

 

Boys

Clothing: T-shirt or tank top with jazz pants, sweatpants, or athletic shorts.

Shoes: Black jazz shoes (split sole, no ties) for class and for the recital.

Adult Classes

Any dancewear or sportswear. No jeans, dresses, or skirts.

 

Lyrical Shoes: A neutral color shoe for the recital.

Ballet Barre Shoes: Ballet shoes preferred. Hair in a ponytail or bun preferred.

Contemporary

Boys and Girls

Clothing: Tight or baggy sportswear or dancewear. Dancers should feel comfortable. No jeans, dresses, or skirts.

Shoes: Socks required. (Please bring a clean pair with you and put them on when you arrive.)

Tap/Tumbling

Girls: Any colored leotard, NO tights or socks.

Dance shorts or spandex type pants on top of leotard are okay. Tumblers cannot be spotted safely if they aren't in dress code. Long hair should be in a ponytail.

 

Boys: gym shorts, fitted T-shirt or tank top

 

Dancers will also need tap shoes for part of the class and bare feet for part of the class. See tap dress code for tap shoe style. 

Tap

Girls

Clothing: Leotard or dance top with jazz pants, sweatpants, or dance shorts. 

Shoes: Black Tap shoes (see links below)

Hair: Pulled away from the face.

Shoes: Black tap shoes. Preferred brand: Capezio See links below. or Bloch

 

Boys

Clothing: T-shirt or tank top with jazz pants, sweatpants, or athletic shorts.

Shoes: Dancers will need black tap shoes.

Ballet

Girls Age 3-5 and Preballet 2

Clothing: Pink leotard with any thin and simple ballet skirt. No tutus or costumes, please.

Tights: Any color

Shoes: Pink full sole ballet shoes

Hair: Ponytail or bun.

 

Girls Age 6+

Clothing: Black leotard, thin and simple ballet skirt optional. No costumes or tutus, please.

Tights: Any color 

Shoes: Pink split sole ballet shoes.

Hair: Bun 

 

Boys

Clothing: White t-shirt and black jazz pants or black sweats

Shoes: White full sole ballet shoes

Ages 12+:  Tan dance belt 

Tumbling
Girls: Any colored leotard, NO tights or socks.

Dance shorts or spandex type pants on top of leotard are okay. Tumblers cannot be spotted safely if they aren't in dress code. Long hair should be in a ponytail.

 

Boys: gym shorts, fitted T-shirt or tank top

Hip-Hop

Boys and Girls

Clothing: Baggy sweats, hip-hop pants, shirts, etc. Street clothes are okay. No jeans.

Shoes: Clean tennis shoes and socks. 

Hair: Up to you. Hats welcome.