Required Classroom Attire

Each discipline (i.e., ballet, tap, jazz, etc.) has a dress code of its own. Please purchase the appropriate attire (i.e., shoes, apparel, etc.) for spring classes. This will ensure optimal participation. 

If you're missing any required items, we recommend you order from our wholesale dance costume retailer, Costume Manager. Through our storefront, you will be able to view Gotta Dance Studio and Company's dress code for each discipline. Click here to browse our required/recommended items. If you have any dress code questions, please contact us via our office at 541-322-0807 or cell at 541-961-0471. Happy shopping!

For those who are not interested in purchasing through GDSC's online storefront, see our user-friendly dress code guide located at the bottom of this page.


GDSC Dress Code

JAZZ

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; "Bloch Super Jazz Slip-On" tan jazz shoes (boys and girls); tan tights (for performances); hair pulled back

TAP (Ages 5-10)

Any style of child's tap shoes; dance-appropriate attire (no jeans)

TAP (Ages 11+)

Hard-sole tap shoes with tap toe box, Capezio preferred; dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans)

CREATIVE MOVEMENT

Leotard of any color; tutu and/or skirt; pink tights; pink ballet slippers; hair pulled back

PRE-BALLET

Pink or black leotard; skirt; pink tights; pink ballet slippers; hair in a bun

BALLET

Girls: Pink convertible nylon spandex tights-any brand; black leotard-any brand or cut; nude bra (no clear straps) or nude/black sports bra; pink Bloch split-sole canvas ballet shoes; hair in bun

Boys: Black jazz pants; black t-shirt; black Bloch split-sole canvas ballet shoes

HIP HOP

Hip hop sneakers from GDSC's storefront--BOYS, please order the "Pastry Pop Tart Grid" sneaker; GIRLS, please order the "Hi Top Sneaker" (DISCLAIMER: hip hop shoes run smaller than street shoes. Pay close attention to the sizing instructions. If you are ordering the girls "Hi Top Sneaker," order at least two sizes bigger if your child is still growing); dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans)

BREAKDANCE

Black high-top shoes (i.e., Converse); dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans)

MUSICAL THEATER

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; black character shoes for girls; black jazz shoes for boys; tan tights (for performances); hair pulled back

Exception for December Recital: Musical Theater (Ages 11-13) will be wearing any style of jazz shoe--may also be any color. 

LYRICAL

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; tan canvas half-soles; tan convertible tights (if performance requires it); hair pulled back

CONTEMPORARY

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; tan foot undies/sole shields; tan convertible tights (if performance requires it); hair pulled back

TUMBLING/ACRO

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; bare feet; hair pulled back; no jewelry; no fake nails