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Dress Code

*Note: There is no dress code for summer camps; comfortable clothes the dancers can be active in with long hair secured out of the face, sneakers are fine and campers sometimes opt for socks or bare feet

Ballet/Tap Combo Classes (ages 2-5 years)
  • Leotard or leotard dress (light pink, light purple, light blue, or black

  • Pink tights

  • Pink leather ballet shoes (full sole)

  • Dark tan U-shell tap shoes

Mini, Primary, Teen, & Leveled Classes (ages 8+)
  • Black, blue, or teal leotard, leggings, shorts, sports bra (except Ballet & Ballet Technique classes)

  • Ballet & Ballet Technique classes only: ONLY black leotard with NO cutouts (solid black mesh is allowed, no patterned mesh), convertible pink tights

  • Black full sole lace-up tap shoes

  • Pink canvas ballet shoes

  • Tan jazz shoes

    • LEVELED CLASSES Bloch Pulse tan leather jazz shoes required

Boys
  • Black fitted dance shorts or dance leggings/joggers

  • White or black fitted t-shirt

  • Black leather (ages 18m-5yrs) or canvas (ages 5+) ballet shoes

  • Black full sole lace up tap shoes

  • White or Black socks

Acro/Hip-Hop Combo & ALL Acro Classes: Boys and Girls
  • Comfortable dance clothes, t-shirts, tank tops, sweatpants. No jeans. Skirts must have shorts underneath. No offensive graphics or logos. Pants are needed for floor work or slides done in class so knees are to be covered.

  • Sneakers (any style) that are ONLY used for dance class and cannot be worn outside of the dance studio. This is to preserve the integrity of our dance flooring.

Tap - For Mini, Primary, Teen, & Leveled Tap classes
  • Full-sole, lace-up, black tap shoes 

  • We suggest purchasing one of the following from Discount Dance Supply online:

    • "Bloch Sync Lace Up Tap Shoe"

    • "Bloch Respect Lace Up Tap Shoe"

Important Note About Hair & Jewelry
  • ALL DANCERS, prior to class, must have hair back, off of the face, and secure. A bun is required for ALL BALLET (Primary, Teen, and Team) classes. This is as much a dress code requirement as it is a matter of safety.

  • NO JEWELRY, in any class, except stud earrings are permitted

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*Please read the "Class Notes" regarding the class dress code. Each "required" item is clearly noted as a class requirement, all other items are suggestions. You may also shop other dancewear through Revolution dancewear by clicking the SHOP DANCEWEAR tab at the top of the page. 

 

**Before ordering shoes, please come in during studio hours, to have your dancer's foot measured and we will help determine the correct size to order. For all other shoes and dancewear, please use the sizing guide that is available to you online.

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