Dress Code

It is important that students follow the dress code for class. It is part of the discipline and structure of classical training. Following the dress code gives the student a sense of responsibility, and helps to shift gears mentally, to the task at hand. Students not in dress code will not be allowed to participate class.

Girls:

  • Pre-Ballet: Pink leotard with no skirt attached, please. We wear tutus in class. Pink tights and pink leather or canvas ballet flat shoes. Hair must be pulled back, off of the face in a ponytail or bun. No jewelry, and only small hair accessories are allowed.
  • Ballet 1: Black leotard, pink tights and pink leather or canvas ballet flat shoes. Hair must be off the face in a ponytail or bun. No jewelry and only small hair accessories are allowed.
  • Ballet 2-3: Black leotard, pink tights and pink leather or canvas ballet flat shoes. Hair must be in a secure bun with hairpins and hairnet.
  • Ballet 4-6: Black leotard, pink tights and pink leather or canvas ballet flat shoes. Hair must be in a secure bun with hairpins and hairnet. No jewelry or accessories.
  • Pre-Pointe and Pointe: Black leotard, pink tights and teacher-approved pointe shoes. Black wrap skirt, optional. Hair must be in a secure bun with hairpins and hairnet. No accessories.  Must have a TheraBand.  
  • Friday Company Class and Rehearsal: Any solid color leotard, pink tights and any skirt.
  • Acro: Any solid color leotard, leggings or tights (rolled up for bare feet)
  • Tap : Any color leotard, tan (or pink) tights, black bike shorts or jazz pants, optional. No large or bulky tops. Black tap shoes.
  • Modern: Ballet attire with optional black leggings. Bare feet. Hair in ponytail.
  • Musical Theatre: Any color leotard, tan (or pink) tights, black bike shorts or jazz pants, optional. No large or bulky tops. Black jazz shoes. Hair must be off the face in a ponytail or bun.
  • Stage Presence: Any color leotard, tan (or pink) tights, black bike shorts or jazz pants, optional. No large or bulky tops. Black jazz shoes. Hair must be off the face in a ponytail or bun.
  • Broadway Repertory: Any color leotard, tan (or pink) tights, black bike shorts or jazz pants, optional. Rehearsal skirt when choreography calls for it. No large or bulky tops. Tan and/or black jazz shoes, tan character shoes. Hair must be off the face in ponytail or bun.

Boys:

  • All Ballet classes: White fitted tee shirt tucked in, black long tights or long black bike shorts, dance belt, black or white leather or canvas ballet flat shoes. White or black socks, suspenders optional.
  • Jazz/Musical Theatre/Broadway Rep: Any color fitted tee shirt, tucked in, long black bike shorts or black jazz pants, black socks, black jazz shoes.
  • Tap: Any color fitted tee shirt, long black bike shorts or black jazz pants, black socks, black tap shoes.

Please note:

  • Shoes must be sewn completely
  • Tights should be in good repair and free of excessive runs or holes
  • Tight fitting sweaters and leg warmers are permitted during barre work and warm up
  • No large jewelry
  • Hair accessories are fine, as long as they do not interfere with turning or jumping.

Adult students

  • Any comfortable exercise clothing that will allow for movement. Ballet, tap, or jazz shoes, as appropriate for class. Hair pulled off of the face.