Shoe & Dress Code
Dress Code Requirements
* Guys: Black pants, white tank or t-shirt and proper shoes for each style of dance. 10 and older must wear a dance belt.
Creative Movement & Ballet (5-7) & Pre-Cecchetti Ballet (8-12); any color leotard and pink tights and pink ballet shoes that have no strings or bows. Ballet skirts are an option. No shorts of any kind.
Cecchetti Ballet Grade I; and higher (and pointe) are required to wear a black leotard and pink tights. (No traditional bras, only sport bras may be worn.) Hair must be in a bun. Pink ballet shoes.
Tumbling; leotard (any color) and caramel stirrup tights.
Modern/Lyrical; leotard (any color) and caramel stirrup tights with pirouette shoes.
Tap; leotard (any color) and caramel tights, black tap shoes, optional; shorts/capris.
Jazz; leotard (any color) and caramel tights, caramel color jazz shoes, optional jazz pants/capris.
Hip-hop; leotard (any color) , caramel tights, jazz pants/sweat pants and black hip-hop shoes.
Musical Theater; leotard (any color), caramel tights, caramel color jazz shoes, optional jazz pants/capris.
*Hair must be pulled back and off the face in all classes, a neat bun is preferred!*
* Dancers should carry their dancewear, shoes, and other belongings in a dance bag. Please print your child’s name on the bag as well as on all of its contents. Dancewear is to be kept in good repair, and
laundered on a regular basis. Observe proper personal hygiene habits. Deodorant is required for students ages 10 and older.
REMINDER: PLEASE DO NOT WEAR DANCE SHOES OUTSIDE
The only time there is a requirement for a certain color/brand of tights or shoes is for recital costumes. Please review the annual costume book located at the academy front desk (beginning in January).