General Reminders about Dress Code:
Please ensure everything is clearly labelled
Long hair MUST BE pulled back out of your face. Specific details about this are highlighted below in the style-specific section.
Jeans are not acceptable for dance class unless an instructor has asked you to wear jeans for costuming purposes.
No Jewellery as this is unsafe (studs are acceptable).
All colored shoes are acceptable for classes, we just ask that by performance time your child has the assigned color footwear to go on stage. This gives you plenty of time to try to hunt down used shoes if you do not want to purchase brand new shoes for your child.
Ballet: Leotard and tights (dance shorts, skirt or dress are optional). Pink ballet slippers are required for stage/photos. Dancers Edge recommends a split sole leather ballet slipper for our ballet dancers under the age of 10 and a split sole canvas ballet slipper for dancers over the age of 10. Dancers Edge does not require dancers to wear a specific color of tights or leotard for class. We ask that ballet dancers come to class with a bun.
Pointe: Follow the same attire as ballet. If you are new to the Pointe Program Please do not purchase pointe shoes in the summer months. Your child’s instructor will provide guidance when it comes time to purchase your first pointe shoes. Please have your pointe shoes properly fitted at Dance Street. Ouch pouches are allowed for pointe dancers if they choose.
Tap: Exercise Attire: Capris, Skirt, leggings or dance shorts (NO BAGGY PANTS). Tan slip on shoes are required for level 1. Dancers in competitive classes should all have tan tie up tap shoes. Hair should be pulled back in a ponytail or bun for class.
Jazz: Leotard and tights. Shorts are optional. Tan slip on jazz shoes (no laces) are required for stage/photos. Hair should be pulled back in a ponytail or bun for class.
Hip-Hop: Exercise Attire (Sweat pants are acceptable). Indoor NON MARKING running shoes or hip-hop shoes (NO loose skater shoes). Instructor may request a specific color of shoe for performance. Hair should be pulled back for class.
Lyrical: Exercise Attire, dresses and free flowing tops are acceptable for lyrical. Students can choose to wear: Tan jazz shoes, nude toe underwear or bare feet (instructor will decide on stage footwear based on the group and the piece).
Modern: Exercise attire and bare feet, nude toe underwear or modern shoes (instructor will decide on stage footwear based on the group and the piece).
Acro: Leotard with shorts and capris. No long pants, no tights. Tank or short sleeve shirts. Bare feet.
Musical Theater: Exercise attire, bare feet, nude jazz shoes or nude toe underwear (instructor will decide on stage footwear based on the group and the piece).
Exam classes: Black tank leotard, beige tights, beige jazz shoes. Hair pulled back into a neat bun. No shorts, skirts or long sleeve leotards.
Teeny Feet: Follow Ballet or Jazz dress code. Can wear bare feet or ballet slippers. Exercise attire is acceptable. No running shoes or socked feet.