Dance Attire Requirements

Preschool

Ballet/Tap Combo

Attire Requirements:

  • Girls: Pink tights, leotard (solid colors please) and dance skirt or fitted dance shorts (optional)
  • Boys: Black dance tights and fitted athletic top (solid colors please)

Shoe Requirements:

  • Girls: Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes (please be sure they are not bedroom slippers) AND black patent leather buckle or tie tap shoes
  • Boys: Black leather or canvas ballet shoes AND black patent leather buckle or tie tap shoes

Hair Requirements:

  • Girls: Hair must be in a ballet bun prior to entering dance class (if hair is too short for ballet bun, it needs to be secured out of the face)
  • Boys: Hair must be secured out of face

Elementary/Pre-Company

Ballet

Attire Requirements:

  • Girls: Pink tights, leotard (solid colors please) and dance skirt or fitted dance shorts (optional)
  • Boys: Black dance tights and fitted athletic top (solid colors please)

Shoe Requirements:

  • Girls: Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes
  • Boys: Black leather or canvas ballet shoes

Hair Requirements:

  • Girls: Hair must be in a ballet bun prior to entering dance class (if hair is too short for ballet bun, it needs to be secured out of the face)
  • Boys: Hair must be secured out of face

Jazz

Attire Requirements:

  • Girls: Tights (pink, tan/nude or black), leotard (solid colors please) and dance skirt or fitted dance shorts (optional)
  • Boys: Formfitting athletic pants or shorts and fitted athletic top (solid colors please)

Shoe Requirements:

  • Tan leather slip-on jazz boots

Hair Requirements:

  • Girls: Hair must be secured out of face in a bun, ponytail or tight braid/s prior to entering dance class (if hair is too short for bun, ponytail or tight braid/s, it needs to be secured out of the face)
  • Boys: Hair must be secured out of face

Tap

Attire Requirements:

  • Girls: Tights (pink, tan/nude or black), leotard (solid colors please) and dance skirt or fitted dance shorts (optional)
  • Boys: Formfitting athletic pants or shorts and fitted athletic top (solid colors please)

Shoe Requirements:

  • Black split-sole, lace up tap shoes

Hair Requirements:

  • Girls: Hair must be secured out of face in a bun, ponytail or tight braid/s prior to entering dance class (if hair is too short for bun, ponytail or tight braid/s, it needs to be secured out of the face)
  • Boys: Hair must be secured out of face

Hip Hop

Attire Requirements:

  • Everyday street clothes are acceptable as long as the dancer is able to freely move in them (no jean material)

Shoe Requirements:

  • Tennis Shoes

Hair Requirements:

  • Hair must be secured out of the face

Junior/Senior Company

Ballet and Pre-pointe/Pointe

Attire Requirements:

  • Girls: Pink tights, leotard (solid colors please) and dance skirt (optional)
  • Boys: Black dance tights and fitted athletic top (solid colors please)

Shoe Requirements:

  • Girls: Pink leather or canvas split-sole ballet shoes (for ballet/pre-pointe) and pointe shoes (once accepted en pointe by director)
  • Boys: Black leather or canvas ballet shoes

Hair Requirements:

  • Girls: Hair must be in a ballet bun prior to entering dance class (if hair is too short for ballet bun, it needs to be secured out of the face)
  • Boys: Hair must be secured out of face

Jazz

Attire Requirements:

  • Girls: Leotard or dance top and fitted dance shorts or leggings, tights (optional)
  • Boys: Formfitting athletic pants or shorts and fitted athletic top

Shoe Requirements:

  • Tan leather slip-on jazz boots

Hair Requirements:

  • Girls: Hair must be secured out of face in a bun, ponytail or tight braid/s prior to entering dance class (if hair is too short for bun, ponytail or tight braid/s, it needs to be secured out of the face)
  • Boys: Hair must be secured out of face

Tap

Attire Requirements:

  • Girls: Leotard or dance top, fitted dance shorts or leggings, and tights or socks
  • Boys: Formfitting athletic pants or shorts and fitted athletic top

Shoe Requirements:

  • Black split-sole, lace up tap shoes

Hair Requirements:

  • Girls: Hair must be secured out of face in a bun, ponytail or tight braid/s prior to entering dance class (if hair is too short for bun, ponytail or tight braid/s, it needs to be secured out of the face)
  • Boys: Hair must be secured out of face

Lyrical

Attire Requirements:

  • Girls: Leotard or dance top and fitted dance shorts or leggings, tights (optional)
  • Boys: Formfitting athletic pants or shorts and fitted athletic top

Shoe Requirements:

  • Girls: Tan leather or canvas half sole lyrical shoes
  • Boys: Barefoot

Hair Requirements:

  • Girls: Hair must be secured out of face in a bun, ponytail or tight braid/s prior to entering dance class (if hair is too short for bun, ponytail or tight braid/s, it needs to be secured out of the face)
  • Boys: Hair must be secured out of face

Hip Hop

Attire Requirements:

  • Everyday street clothes are acceptable as long as the dancer is able to freely move in them (no jean material)

Shoe Requirements:

  • Tennis Shoes

Hair Requirements:

  • Hair must be secured out of the face

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