Dress Code

Academy & pre-academy program

For dancers ages 7-17 years old

Girls Ballet

  • Black or pale pink leotard with or without an attached skirt. 

  • Wrap ballet skirt permitted, no tutus please. 

  • Pink footed or convertible tights 

  • Pink ballet slippers without drawstrings. 

  • Tight fitting ballet sweater permitted 

  • Hair must be worn in a secure bun. 

  • Only minimal jewelry allowed.

Boys Ballet

  • White or black leotard or tight fitting top. 

  • Black tights with feet or black sweatpants. 

  • Black ballet slippers without drawstrings. 

  • Only minimal jewelry allowed.

Jazz

  • Tan slip-on jazz shoes

  • Black leotard or workout top

  • Black jazz pants or leggings

  • Long hair must be neatly pulled back in a ponytail

  • Only minimal jewelry allowed

Hip-Hop

  • Any solid color workout wear permitted

  • Jazz sneakers or athletic shoes with white soles not worn outside

  • Hair pulled back

  • Knee pads if needed

  • Only minimal jewelry allowed

Academy Girls Ballet & Pointe

  • Black leotard 

  • Pink footed or convertible tights 

  • Pink ballet slippers without drawstrings 

  • Pink properly fitted pointe shoes with sewn elastic and ribbons. 

  • Tight fitting ballet sweater permitted 

  • Hair must be worn in a secure bun. 

  • Only minimal jewelry allowed

Academy Boys Ballet

  • White leotard or tight fitting top 

  • Black tights with feet 

  • Black ballet slippers without drawstrings

  • Only minimal jewelry allowed

Contemporary

  • Black leotard or fitted tee

  • Black footless or convertible tights or leggings

  • Long hair must be neatly pulled back in a ponytail

  • Contemporary half sole shoe permitted

  • Only minimal jewelry allowed

Tap

  • Black or tan tap shoes

  • Black leotard, tee shirt or workout top

  • Black tights, leggings or slim fitting pants

  • Long hair must be neatly pulled back in a ponytail

  • Only minimal jewelry allowed

Lovebug Dress code

For dancers ages 3-6 years old

Combo classes involving Tap will require a pair of ballet or jazz shoes, & a pair of tap shoes. No jewelry or gum allowed in any classes.

Lovebugs

18mths - 3.5 years

  • No dress code.

  • Street shoes will not be allowed in the studio.

  • Caregivers and children should bring non slip socks, or leather or canvas ballet slippers.

Lovebug Jazz

and Hip-Hop

  • Girls may wear any color leotards with tights, jazz pants or leggings. long hair should be pulled back in a ponytail.

  • Boys may wear athletic or sweat pants with a fitted T-shirt. Black or tan jazz shoes must be worn for all classes. We recommend the leather slip-on jazz shoe with no laces.

Lovebug Ballet

  • Girls may wear any colored leotard with an optional skirt in any color. Tights are preferred, and long hair should be pulled back in a ponytail.

  • Boys may wear any solid colored tee shirt and sweatpants or athletic shorts. Leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

Lovebug Tap

  • Girls may wear any color leotards with tights, jazz pants or leggings. long hair should be pulled back in a ponytail.

  • Boys may wear athletic or sweat pants with a fitted T-shirt. Tap shoes should be worn.

Adult Program

Ballet, jazz, modern,

Contemporary

  • Any tight fitting dance or athletic wear.

  • Ballet slippers, Jazz shoes, or bare feet as appropriate for each genre.

latin

  • Any loose or comfortable clothing.

  • Bare foot, athletic, jazz or character shoes. 

Hip-Hop, jazz funk,  and zumba

  • Any loose or comfortable clothing.

  • Jazz sneakers or athletic shoes with white soles not worn outside. Non-marking shoes

tap

  • Any loose or comfortable clothing.

  • Tap shoes

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