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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
  • Leotard any style or color may be worn with or without a skirt
  • Tights for recital will be Jazzy Tan (color) Body Wrappers (brand). Any color or style may be worn in class.
  • Dance leggings/Capri pant or shorts any color or style permitted.
  • Street cloths are permitted for Hip Hop, only.

Dance Shoes

  • Pre-K (ages 3-5) Kinderdance I & II:
    • Ballet: Pink leather, preferably without vamp string, any style
    • Tap: Tan Capezio Mary Jane
  • 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: Ballet slipper or 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.