Dress Code

Coming to class (both in-person and virtually) properly dressed is a part of the discipline that is associated with taking dance classes. You may visit our online danceshop. Our online danceshop offers FREE Returns and FREE Exchanges and dancewear is organized by class.  Please pay close attention the the size chart for shoes.  You can also read the individual class requirements below followed by scrolling to the bottom of this page and clicking the Store photo to view our shop!
  • Dress-up clothes, bedroom slippers and slipper socks are not appropriate for class. 
  • Tap shoes with ties are not allowed; a buckle or velcro closure is preferred. 
  • Recital students will be required to have beige buckle tap shoes and/or pink ballet shoes. These should be purchased no later then Studio Photo Day, which is held in March. 
  • Dance Bags, clealy labeled with dancer's name, are required for all dancers for bringing their dance shoes to and from class. 
PRE-SCHOOL CLASSES

Broadway Babies, Ballet 'n Tap, Tap 'n Twirl
Leotard (any color) and tights or bobby socks. Leotards may have a skirt attached if desired. Tap shoes and ballet shoes are required. A Dance Bag is required for bringing shoes to and from class. Payless tap and ballet shoes are not ideal due to quality, but are acceptable for our 3 and 4 year old students. Please be aware that we do not allow tie tap shoes and prefer a buckle or velcro closure. Tap shoe fasteners are available at the desk for $2. Recital students will be required to have the beige buckle tap shoe and/or pink ballet shoes no later then Studio Photo Day held in March. Hair must be properly secured and away from the face.



COMBO CLASSES
Primary Combo I/II/III, Dance for Pre Teens and Dance for Teens
Leotard (any color), convertible tights and tap and ballet shoes. Bare feet or slip-on jazz shoes may be worn for jazz class. Hair must be properly secured and away from the face.

BALLET 
Leotard (any color), tights (suntan or pink) and pink ballet shoes. Hair must be properly secured and away from the face, preferably in a bun. Our youngest ballerinas (Princess Ballerina) may wear ballet skirts if they wish.

Lyrical

Leotard (any color) and dance shorts or dance pants.  Bare feet, jazz shoes or turners may be worn.  Tights may also be worn, but must be convertible or footless.

JAZZ 

Leotard (any color) and tights or jazz pants, beige slip-on jazz shoes or bare feet. Hair properly secured and away from the face.

TAP
Leotard (any color) and tights or jazz pants. Beige buckle tap shoes are required. Hair must be properly secured and away from the face.


HIP HOP DANCE JAM
Jazz or capri pants and leotard or form fitting top are appropriate for this class. Boys may wear shorts or sweat pants and a t-shirt. Hip Hop shoes are recommended, but you may wear tennis shoes as long as they are only worn at the studio. Street shoes that are worn outside on a daily basis are not permitted. Hair must be properly secured and away from the face. 


 

MUSICAL THEATER
Jazz or capri pants and leotard or form fitting top are appropriate for this class. Bare feet or slip-on jazz shoes may be worn for this class.  


 

SING 'n DANCE 
Comfortable clothes that are easy to move in are recommended for this class. Bare feet or socks may be worn.

 

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