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General Guidelines

  • All dancers must wear appropriate shoes and dancewear for specified class; specific styles and colors (as designated in supply list below)
  • Hair pulled into a bun, ponytail or half up/half down.
  • Dance shoes color & style, listed below, are required for our Annual Recital. If your dancer, currently, has a different style or color and they fit; they are welcome to use their dance shoes in class.

Dance Treasure Chest

We will have a dance treasure chest in our lobby for those of you who wish to donate dance shoes you no longer need. The shoes will be available to our students. We ask you to place donated shoes in clear baggie and mark size shoe on baggie. Feel free to donate or take shoes from our treasure chest during the dance year. THANK YOU, in advance, to those who donate!

Dance Attire

  • Bloch Bootie shoes permitted (for warm up only)
  • Sweaters/warm-up attire may be worn at the beginning of class
  • Mommy & Me and All Kinderdance Classes may wear any color or style of Leotard and Tights.
  • Ages 6 years and up - Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern/Lyrical, Technique and Pointe dancers are required to wear any style of  ONE piece Leotard in Black or Dark Blue/ Navy.  Tights, Black or Dark Blue Leggings required at all times.  So'Danca Carmel or Body Wrappers Jazzy Tan.
  • Street cloths are permitted for Hip Hop, only.
  • Dance Attire and shoes can be purchased at Tutu's and Dance Shoes off Davis Road in Martinez. 

Dance Shoes

  • Pre-K (ages 3-5) Kinderdance I & II Dance Shoes & Attire
    • Ballet: Pink leather, preferably without vamp string.
    • Tap: Tan Capezio Mary Jane. Any style & color of leortard and tights for all Kinderdance Classes
  • 6 years and up Ballet/Tap/Jazz/Technique
    • Ballet: (6 yrs & up) pink ballet slipper, any brand
    • Tap: (6 yrs & up) Tan Tap lace up Oxford
    • Jazz: (6 yrs & up)Tan Jazz Boot any brand
    • Technique/Lyrical/Modern:lyrical sandal, any brand.
    • Hip Hop: Requires tennis shoes that are, not, worn as street shoes (due to damaging the floor), and clothes that are easy to move in.