Dress Code

Dress Code

Adults  

Our dress code does not apply to our adult students. Adults may dress in comfortable clothing.

 

Ballet Beginner -Level 6 Female Students

Please see below for specific dress code requirements for the ballet classes.  Dance shorts are not acceptable in ballet class.  Leotards and skirts should be solid in color; no stripes, polka dots or other patterns please.

 

Beginner Ballet Female must wear all pink leotards, tights and slippers and any skirts should be attached to leotard and extend no longer than bottom of their derriere. Hair is to be secured neatly in a bun. Small stud earrings only may be worn for jewelry.  Pink leg warmers and pink “shrug”sweaters are optional. Dance shorts are not acceptable in ballet class.

 

Level 1-2 Classes Female students must wear all pink leotards, tights and slippers. Any (pink) skirts should be attached to leotard and extend no longer than bottom of their derriere. Pink leg warmers and pink “shrug”sweaters are optional.  Hair is to be secured neatly in a bun. Small stud earrings only may be worn for jewelry.

 

Level 2/3 Classes Female ballet dancers in level 2/3 classes must wear light blue or lilac colored leotards which can be purchased at TSD,  pink tights, and pink ballet slippers. Hair is to be secured neatly in a bun. Small stud earrings only may be worn for jewelry. Matching skirts no longer than bottom of the derriere which should be attached when possible, pink legwarmers and pink “shrug” sweaters are optional.

 

Level 4 & 4A Females will need a blue ABT leotard, purchased through TSD (same leotard & skirt worn by level 4 dancers in the 2018 recital), as well as a black leotard.  Ballet teachers will designate which day or class each color should be worn for. Leotards may be worn with or without short skirts matching the leotard color, pink tights, slippers & pointe shoes.

 

Level 5 & 6 Female ballet dancers in levels 5 & 6 must wear a solid color leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers. Dancers will also need one solid black camisole leotard and one purple ABT leotard (same color & style worn by the level 5 & 6 dancers in the 2018 recital) which can be purchased through TSD. Hair is to be secured neatly in a bun. Small stud earrings only may be worn for jewelry. Black skirts, and black or pink leg warmers and “shrug” sweaters are optional.

 

All Male Ballet Students beginner through level 6 should wear black dance tights or tight black “boy shorts,” a tight white t-shirt no longer than the top of hips (or tucked in), white socks and black ballet shoes. Male dancers in levels 3-6 should wear a dance belt.

 

Teen Ballet (Thursday 4:00 class) Female dancers should wear a solid color leotard, tights and ballet shoes.  Leggings, skirts, leg warmers and shrugs are optional.  Hair is to be secured neatly in a bun. Male dancers should wear a solid color top and bottoms at or above the ankle such as leggings, ballet or jazz shorts or pants. Small stud earrings only may be worn for jewelry.

 

Combination Tap/Ballet Levels 1-3

Girls should have a solid color leotard and tights. Hair should be pulled back. Small stud earrings only may be worn for jewelry. Skirts, legwarmers and sweaters are optional. Girls need black Mary-Jane or single-tie tap shoes and pink ballet shoes. Boys should wear white t-shirts and black shorts or dance tights and black tap and ballet shoes.

 

Hip Hop

Comfortable clothing. Midriffs must be covered. Jeans and street shoes are not allowed.  Non-marking indoor sneakers, dance sneakers or dance boots may be worn.

 

Irish 

Students should wear a solid color leotard and tights or tops and solid color bottoms above the knee. Leggings are also acceptable. Please check with your instructor for shoe requirements for your particular class.

 

Lyrical

Students should wear a solid color leotard and solid color bottoms such as leggings or jazz shorts. Please check with your instructor for shoe requirements. Midriffs must be covered. Males should wear black dance tights and a t-shirt.

 

Modern

Students should wear a solid color leotard and bare feet. Students need long sleeves and long pants at each class.

 

Mommy and Me

Girls should wear a leotard and tights or leggings and leather or canvas ballet shoes. Hair should be pulled back. Boys should wear solid color shorts and a solid color t-shirt and black ballet shoes.

 

Preschool Combination

Girls should have a solid color leotard and tights. Hair should be pulled back. Small stud earrings only may be worn for jewelry. Skirts, legwarmers and sweaters are optional. Girls need black Mary-Jane or single-tie tap shoes and pink ballet shoes. Boys should wear white t-shirts and black shorts or dance tights and black tap and ballet shoes.

 

Tap and Jazz

Students should wear a solid color leotard and tights or a top and solid color bottoms at or above the ankle such as leggings, jazz shorts or jazz pants. Jazz students need black jazz shoes. Tap students will need black tap shoes. Female tap 1/3 students will need black Mary-Jane style shoes.  Boys and Tap 4 and higher will need black oxford style taps. Please check with the studio or your teacher regarding the style for your particular class. Midriffs must be covered.