What to wear

ATTIRE & DRESS CODE (revised June 2020)
Please note: All attire should be clean and not too loose fitting.  No Jeans allowed.  Hair should be pulled back off face and please do not wear any loose jewelry.   Students are encouraged to wear clothes that they are comfortable working out in and getting sweaty!  On cooler days, Students are welcome to wear a light dance sweater or cardigan and legwarmers. Please no loose bulky clothes in class.

ADULT SESSION PROGRAM

Ballet  (16 years and up)
Comfortable movement clothing- Suggested: leggings and tank or tee shirt. No Jeans!
Optional: Bodysuit, tights and ballet skirt
Recommended footwear:  leather or canvas slippers, any color

Tap (16 years and up)
Comfortable movement clothing
Recommended Footwear: any color of tap shoe, can be lace up or slip on.  
*It’s recommended that you have a low oxford style tap shoe.

Contemporary (16 years and up)
Comfortable movement clothing- Suggested: leggings and tank or tee. No Jeans
Recommended footwear: Socks or ballet slippers or any variety of half sole

CHILDREN SESSION PROGRAM

Move with Me (under 3) 
Comfortable movement clothes-any variety of leggings and top or bodysuit and skirts 
Shoes: Socks with grip or leather ballet slippers

Creative Movement (3-4 years)
Comfortable movement clothes-any variety of leggings and top or bodysuit and skirt
Shoes: leather ballet slippers (any color)

Mini Dance (4-5 years)
Bodysuit with leggings, shorts or skirt in style and color of choice. 
Any color of tights 
Ballet: leather ballet slippers (any color)
Tap: Low heel tap shoe (any color)

Creative Combo (5-6 years)
Bodysuit with leggings, shorts or skirt in style and color of choice. 
Any color of tights 
Ballet: leather ballet slippers (any color)
Tap: Low heel tap shoe (any color)

Creative Movement (5-7 years)
Comfortable movement clothes-any variety of leggings and top or bodysuit and skirt
Shoes: leather ballet slippers (any color) or jazz shoes (any color, slide on or lace up)

Boys attire for all Semester classes (under 3 – 6 years) 
Comfortable movement clothes (no jeans please)
Ballet: Black leather slippers
Tap: Black low heel tap shoe  (only for Mini Dance and Creative Combo)

CHILDREN FULL YEAR PROGRAM

Pre-Junior level (6-7 years)
All Black bodysuit of choice (sleeves and small details are acceptable)
Beige or pink tights 
Ballet: Pink leather slippers and optional skirt of choice (must be above the knee)
Tap: Any color Tap shoe (Suggested Shoe: Black patent Capezio tap)
Jazz: Any color Jazz shoe (lace up or slip on)
*please note: students can wear either ballet or jazz shoes for this level. They do not require both.

All Junior levels (7-11 years)
All Black bodysuit of choice (sleeves and small details are acceptable)
Beige, pink or black tights
Ballet: Pink leather slippers and optional skirt of choice (must be above the knee)
Tap: Any color Tap shoe  (Suggested shoe: Black Capezio Mary-Jane Style 3800)
Jazz: Any color Jazz shoe (lace up or slip on)

Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate levels  (11 years and up) 
All Black bodysuit of choice (sleeves and small details are acceptable)
Ballet: canvas slippers, pink or black tights and wrap skirt of choice (must be above the knee)
Jazz: Black Jazz oxford (lace up or slip on only)
Tap: Black oxford tap shoes (lace up or slip on)
Lyrical/ Contemporary: Socks or bare feet or any variety of half sole

BOYS ATTIRE FOR SEMESTER PROGRAM

Pre-Junior levels (6-7 years) and Junior levels (9-11 years)
Top: Plain White, Black or grey cotton tank, tee or longsleeve
Bottoms: Black shorts or pants with stretch
Ballet: Black leather slippers
Jazz: Black Jazz oxford (lace up or slip on)
Tap: Black low heel tap shoe

Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate levels (11 years and up) 
Top: Plain White, Black or grey cotton tank, tee or longsleeve
Bottoms: Black shorts or pants with stretch
Ballet: Black leather or canvas slippers
Jazz: Black Jazz oxford (slip on or lace up)
Tap: Black oxford tap shoes (lace up or slip on)
Lyrical/ Contemporary: Socks or bare feet or any variety of half sole

Haptic Dance Project 
Students participating in the Haptic Dance Project are expected to have the required attire for their level of training. *Costume pieces and props required for the project will be the responsibility of the studio.