What should I wear to Acro?

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants/leggings, 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

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What should I wear to Ballet in the Fall/Spring?

Creative Movement

Any kind of dance wear, i.e., athletic, form-fitting apparel, leotards, tights, tutus, skirts; ballet shoes; hair pulled back in some way

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Pre-Ballet

Girls: Pink leotards, style #TH5532C from Discount Dance Supply (no underwear, skirts are OK); proper ballet shoes (pink leather or canvas, no slippers); theatrical pink tights; hair up off of neck

Boys: Black jazz pants/leggings, black/white form-fitting t-shirt/tank-top; ballet shoes (leather or canvas, no slippers)

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Ballet Technique & Performance 1a & 1b

Girls: Light blue leotard, style #TH5532C from Discount Dance Supply (no underwear, no skirts); proper ballet shoes (pink leather or canvas, no slippers); theatrical pink tights; hair in a bun

Boys: Black jazz pants/leggings, black/white form-fitting t-shirt/tank-top; ballet shoes (leather or canvas, no slippers)

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Ballet Technique & Performance 2

Girls: Burgundy leotard, style #TH5532C or #TH5532 from Discount Dance Supply (no underwear, no skirts); proper ballet shoes (pink leather or canvas, no slippers); theatrical pink tights; hair in a bun

Boys: Black jazz pants/leggings, black/white form-fitting t-shirt/tank-top; ballet shoes (leather or canvas, no slippers)

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Ballet Technique & Performance 3

Girls: Navy blue leotard, style # M207LD from Discount Dance Supply (no underwear, no skirts); proper ballet shoes (pink leather or canvas, no slippers); theatrical pink tights; hair in a bun

Boys: Black jazz pants/leggings, black/white form-fitting t-shirt/tank-top; ballet shoes (leather or canvas, no slippers)

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Ballet Technique for Boys

Black jazz pants/leggings, black/white form-fitting t-shirt/tank-top; black Bloch canvas ballet shoes

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Pointe

Girls: Your current ballet level’s color (i.e., burgandy for ballet 2, navy blue for ballet 3, etc.); nude bra (no clear straps) OR nude/black sports bra; Pointe shoes (specify on brand/style with instructor); theatrical pink convertible nylon spandex tights (any brand); hair in a bun

Boys: N/A

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Adult Ballet

Leotards (any color, any brand, any cut); skirts, leggings or capris (form-fitting, any color); tights (any color, any brand, any cut) if wearing a leotard without bottoms; proper ballet shoes (pink leather or canvas, no slippers); hair up

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What should I wear to Ballet in the Summer?

Creative Movement

Any kind of dance wear, i.e., athletic, form-fitting apparel, leotards, tights, tutus, skirts; ballet shoes; hair pulled back in some way

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All other Ballet Classes

Leotards (any color, any brand, any cut); skirts, leggings or capris (form-fitting, any color); tights (any color, any brand, any cut) if wearing a leotard without bottoms; proper ballet shoes (pink leather or canvas, no slippers); hair up

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What should I wear to Bollywood?

Attire that is breathable and comfortable to dance in, i.e., any type of athletic gear; bare feet

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What should I wear to Contemporary?

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants/leggings, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; tan foot undies/sole shields and/or bare feet–please see instructor for specifics; tan convertible dance tights (if performance requires it; please, no nylons); hair pulled back

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What should I wear to Creative Movement?

Any kind of dance wear, i.e., athletic, form-fitting apparel, leotards, tights, tutus, skirts; ballet shoes; hair pulled back in some way

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What should I wear to Hip Hop?

Hip Hop

Dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans); Black “Pastry Pop Tart Grid Hi Top Sneaker”: Click here for youth sizes; Click here for adult sizes. If your child’s size is out, order the Black “Pop Tart Glitter Youth Sneaker”: Click here for youth sizes. (DISCLAIMER: Hip hop shoes run smaller than street shoes. Pay close attention to the sizing instructions.) NOTE: The aforementioned hip hop shoes are required for our recitals and thus, used for the classroom. Due to COVID-19, we are unable to conduct a recital, which means the only shoe requirement we are enforcing for the remainder of this year is “no street shoes.” If you do not purchase a pair of hip hop shoes listed above, please wear a pair of squeaky clean sneakers that are designated as “dance-only.”

Adults: If your classes choose to perform, check in with your instructor regarding shoes. Otherwise, please wear squeaky clean sneakers to class.

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Breakdance

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

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What should I wear to Jazz?

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants/leggings, 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 dance tights for performances (please, no nylons); hair pulled back

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What should I wear to Lyrical?

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants/leggings, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; tan leather half-soles; tan convertible dance tights (if performance requires it; please, no nylons); hair pulled back

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What should I wear to Modern?

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants/leggings, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; tan foot undies/sole shields and/or bare feet–please see instructor for specifics; tan convertible dance tights (if performance requires it; please, no nylons); hair pulled back

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What should I wear to Musical Theater?

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants/leggings, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; see instructor for shoes, as they may vary based on choreography; tan dance tights for performances (please, no nylons); hair pulled back

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What should I wear to Partner Improv?

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants/leggings, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; tan foot undies/sole shields and/or bare feet–please see instructor for specifics; tan convertible dance tights (if performance requires it; please, no nylons); hair pulled back

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What should I wear to Performance Fundamentals?

Attire that is breathable and comfortable to dance in, i.e., any type of athletic gear; bare feet

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What should I wear to Strength & Stretch?

Attire that is breathable, form-fitting and comfortable to work out in, i.e., any type of athletic gear; bare feet is recommended, but squeaky-clean sneakers are allowed

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What should I wear to Tap?

Tap (Ages 5-10)

Dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans or pants that drag); any style of child’s tap shoes; tan dance tights for performances (please, no nylons); hair pulled back

Tap (Ages 11+)

Dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans or pants that drag); hard-sole tap shoes with tap toe box, Capezio preferred; tan dance tights for performances (please, no nylons); hair pulled back

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What should I wear to Technique?

The answer depends on what discipline you are attending.

For Acro, see the Acro dress code FAQ.

For Ballet, see the Ballet dress code FAQ.

For Hip Hop, see the Hip Hop dress code FAQ.

For Jazz, see the Jazz dress code FAQ.

For Tap, see the Tap dress code FAQ.

What should I wear to Tumbling?

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

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What should I wear to Yoga?

Attire that is breathable, form-fitting and comfortable to work out in, i.e., any type of athletic gear; bare feet; please bring a yoga mat

Shopping Recommendation: Athleta

What should I wear to Traditional African Dance?

Attire that is breathable and comfortable to dance in, i.e., any type of athletic gear; bare feet

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