Dress Requirements

Girls’ Ballet (Including Pre-ballet)– Black leotard, pink footed tights, leather or canvas pink ballet shoes (Level 4 through Advanced with ribbons on shoes) Optional: Ballet wrap-style sweater (NO skirts or “extra” clothes)

*Hair must be neatly secured in classical bun or other approved style for all ballet classes and rehearsals. To watch a bun-making tutorial, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVfwCRos25c

Boys’ Ballet – White t-shirt, black dance tights, black ballet shoes

Pre-tap-Black leotard, pink footed tights, black Mary Jane-style tap shoes, optional black shorts

Girls’ Jazz– Black leotard, pink or tan tights, (black jazz shorts optional), suntan/caramel (not tan) slip-on jazz shoes. No ties or laces.

Boys’ Jazz –Black Jazz pants, white t-shirt, black jazz shoes

Boys’ Tap – Black Jazz pants, white t-shirt, Black tap shoes

Girls’ Tap 1, Tap 2, and Tap 3– Mary Jane-style tap shoes with buckle in Suntan or Caramel (NOT TAN), black leotard, pink or tan tights, optional black dance shorts

Girls’ Tap 4– Suntan/caramel (NOT TAN) high-heel tap shoes, with heel no smaller than 1.5”, black leotard, pink or tan tights, optional black dance shorts

Girls’ Tap 5– Black jazz/tap shoes-split sole, no laces,  no laces.

Lyrical– “Dance Paws” in light suntan/nude (to match skin tone) with no rhinestones or decorations  

Pointe Levels 1 and 2 must have pointe shoes approved by studio faculty before sewing ribbons and elastics. We recommend fitting pointe shoes at Footlights in Frederick, MD or Barre and Pointe in Leesburg, VA. Please contact them in advance regarding appointments.