Dress Code

Ballet & Pointe Class Attire

Pre-Ballet

Pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers

Fundamental Program

Beginner Ballet 1, 2, 3, 4 and Teen Ballet

Black leotard, pink seamed tights, pink canvas or leather ballet slippers

Intensive Division

All ballet students should wear pink tights & slipper & hair pulled back securely in a bun.  The following are the assigned leotard colors for each level.

Level 1 – Pink or lavender leotard
Level 2 – Any shade of blue (navy, royal, light blue, turquoise, etc.) leotard
Level 3 – Any shade of red (burgundy, garnet, wine, etc.) leotard
Levels 4 through 7 – Any color leotard for ballet technique classes

Pointe Class Attire

Black leotard must be worn for all levels of Pointe
Properly fitted pointe shoes with ribbons and elastics secured

Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop & Tap Class Attire

Jazz Class Attire

Black jazz pants, solid color leotard, & black jazz shoes

Modern Class Attire

Solid color leotard, convertible tights, jazz pants, & bare feet or Footundeez Lyrical Half Sole

Hip Hop Class Attire

Solid color leotard, black jazz pants, black jazz sneakers or shoe

Tap Class Attire

Solid color leotard, tan tights or black jazz pants, black tap shoes

Tap Shoes Levels 1-3

Tap Shoes Levels 4 & Up

Black oxford style tie taps. Capezio Tel-Tone taps, Bloch Shockwave taps, or So Danca professional taps preferred on the shoes.  No split/flex soles.  Taps must have 3 screws.

Male Class Attire

Ballet: White t-shirt, dance shorts, black ballet slippers
Jazz: T-shirt, gym shorts, warm up pants, jazz shoes
Hip Hop: T-shirt, gym shorts, warm up pants, hip hop sneakers
Modern: White t-shirt, dance shorts, barefoot
Tap: T-Shirt, gym shorts, warm up pants, black oxford style tie taps. No split/flex soles. Taps must have 3 screws.

Dance Apparel & Supply Sources

Local Area & Online

— Manchester, NH
Dancer’s Closet — Nashua, NH
Toe, Tap N’ Tights — Salem, NH
Damien’s Dancewear — Chelmsford, MA
Patterson’s Backbay Dancewear — Burlington, MA
On Your Toes Dancewear — Peabody, MA

Online Only

Discount Dance
For your convenience a complete listing of dress code items is available at www.discountdance.com. From the site on the left hand side click on the blue tab labeled “Dance Teacher Program”. On the next page you will click on the green left side tab “Teacher Log In/Search”. Insert our Teacher ID “TP65625”. From our Dress Code page you will find a drop down menu “Currently Showing”. Select the appropriate category (tights, shoes, leotards, etc.) for the items you wish to view.

* Capezio, Bloch or Grishko brand shoes & tights are preferred.

Tights Guide

Ballet Tights — Theatrical Pink

Capezio Seamed Professional Mesh Transition Tight
Color: Theatrical Pink
Adult Style No: 9
Child Style No: 9C

Transitional Tights — Tan or Black

Capezio Ultra Soft Transition Tight
Color: Light Suntan or Black
Adult Style No: 1816 — or– 1916 (waistband preference)
Child Style No: 1816C — or — 1916C (waistband preference)

Footless Tights — Tan or Black

Capezio Hold & Stretch Footless Tights
Color: Light Suntan or Black
Adult Style No: 140
Child Style No: 140C

Footless Tights — Tan or Black

Capezio Hold & Stretch Stirrup Tights
Color: Light Suntan or Black
Adult Style No: 145
Child Style No: 145C

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