Recommended Classroom Attire for Dance

Acro Dance

Acro: Girls and Boys

  • Hair neatly tied back (French braid(s) or low ponytail)
  • No jewelry may be worn in class (stud-earrings acceptable)
  • No flared pants or tops that will lift up
  • Bare feet; bring socks

Ballet

Ballet: Fall, Winter, Spring Classes
(Bouncing Ballerinas, Dance Sampler, Tiny Tutus)

  • Hair tied back in a bun; bangs securely off the face
  • Pink tights
  • Any style leotard in pink white or black colour
  • Ballet slippers of any style and colour
  • Dance skirts and shorts are optional

Ballet: Girls Sept – June classes

  • Hair tied back in a bun with bangs securely off the face
  • No jewelry may be worn in class (stud-earrings acceptable)
  • Ballet pink tights
  • Ballet pink ballet slippers
  • Preschool – pink tank-style leotard
  • Primary – powder blue tank-style leotard
  • Junior – black tank-style leotard
  • Intermediate, Upper Intermediate & Advanced – solid colour, tank-style leotard

Ballet: Boys

  • All levels – black leggings or shorts with white form-fitting tank or T-shirt
  • Black or white ballet slippers

Ballet: Adults

  • Hair neatly tied back
  • Dance/Exercise wear (ie. Lycra tops and dance/yoga pants or shorts)
  • Ballet bodysuits, tights and skirts are optional
  • Any colour ballet slippers

Contemporary Dance

Contemporary: Girls and Boys

  • Hair neatly tied back
  • No jewelry may be worn in class (stud-earrings acceptable)
  • Dance wear (ie. Lycra tops and dance/yoga pants or shorts)
  • Bare feet

Hip Hop

Hip Hop: All Ages

  • Hair neatly tied back
  • No jewelry may be worn in class (stud-earrings acceptable)
  • Loose comfortable clothing (no denim or tight clothes)
  • Non-marking, solid white running shoes (indoor shoes only)

Jazz and Lyrical

Jazz and Lyrical: All Ages

  • Hair neatly tied back with bangs securely off the face
  • No jewelery may be worn in class (stud-earrings acceptable)
  • Dance wear (ie. Lycra tops and dance/yoga pants)
  • Children and Teens: Beige split sole jazz shoes
  • Adult Classes: jazz shoes of any style and colour

Tap Dance

Tap: Girls and Boys

  • Hair neatly tied back
  • No jewelerymay be worn in class (stud-earrings acceptable)
  • Dance wear (ie. Lycra tops and dance/yoga pants)
  • Non-heeled tap shoes

Tap: Adults

  • Hair neatly tied back
  • Dance/Exercise wear (ie. Lycra tops and dance/yoga pants or shorts)
  • Any colour tap shoes (non-heeled tap shoes preferred)

Stretch & Strengthen

  • Dance wear (ie. Lycra tops and dance/yoga pants)
  • Bare feet or ballet or jazz slippers
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