Dress Code

Below is our dress code for all types of classes. The dress code will be enforced, and those students who do not adhere will be asked to sit out of class. Tights must be worn under shorts. Hair should always be pulled back for all classes, but a bun is required for ballet classes. Black dance clothes are recommended.

Mommy & Me, Creative Combos, Tap/Ballet Combos:

  • Pink ballet slippers & black tap shoes (ribbon tie style)

  • Leotard & tights – any color

  • Hair pulled back off of face

Tap/Jazz Combos:

  • Tan jazz shoes (no jazz sneakers, Capezio brand shoes recommended) & black tap shoes (ribbon tie style)

  • Leotard & tights – any color

  • Hair pulled back off of face

Jazz/Hip Hop Combos:

  • Tan jazz shoes (no jazz sneakers, Capezio brand shoes recommended) & sneakers to be designated just for class (not wore outdoors). Black is suggested. 

  • Leotard, tights, dance shorts, tight athletic tanks or tight athletic leggings are suggested

  • No sweatpants, jeans or baggy t-shirts

Ballet/Jazz Combos: 

  • Pink ballet slippers & tan jazz shoes (no jazz sneakers, Capezio brand shoes recommended) 

  • Leotard & tights – any color

  • Hair pulled back off of face

Tap/Hip Hop Combos:

  • black tap shoes (ribbon tie style) & sneakers to be designated just for class (not wore outdoors). Black is suggested. 

  • Leotard, tights, dance shorts, tight athletic tanks or tight athletic leggings are suggested

  • No sweatpants, jeans or baggy t-shirts

Pre-Ballet Classes:

  • Pink ballet slippers 

  • Leotard & tights – any color

  • Hair pulled back off of face

Ballet Classes:

  • Pink ballet shoes, preferably split soles

  • Black leotard, skirts allowed

  • Pink tights

  • Hair pulled back in a bun

Jazz and Musical Theatre Classes:

  • Tan jazz shoes – preferably split soles; no jazz sneakers; Capezio brand recommended 

  • Leotard, tights, dance shorts, tight athletic tanks or tight athletic leggings are suggested

  • No sweatpants, jeans or baggy t-shirts

  • Hair pulled back off of face

Hip Hop Classes:

  • Solid black sneakers, including soles, no lights or designs. (NOT to be worn outside; can be jazz sneakers or regular sneakers such as Converse)

  • Loose clothing, no jeans, pants that are not too long

  • Hair pulled back off of face

Lyrical  and Contemporary Classes:

  •  Pirouettes or Twyla half sole shoes 

  • Leotard, tights, dance shorts, jazz pants, athletic shorts (attached brief underneath), tight athletic tanks or tight athletic leggings are suggested

  • No sweatpants, jeans or baggy t-shirts

  • Hair pulled back off of face

Tap Classes:

  • Black tap shoes for all classes except Junior, Pre-Senior and Senior classes, who wear tan tap shoes.

  • Beginner level classes and levels up to our Junior class must wear flat, Mary Jane style tap shoes with buckle straps or ties (no velcro).

  • For Junior class and above, the low, Oxford style lace up tap or slip-on tap shoes may be worn during class but will not be permitted for recital. If you have this type of shoe, you will be required to purchase the correct shoes for recital.

  • Heeled tap shoes are to be worn at the teacher’s discretion only. It is imperative that you check with your tap teacher before purchasing a pair of heeled shoes.

  • Hair pulled back off of face