Dance Dress Code

Proper dress for dance is extremely important as teachers need to be able to see a dancer’s body in order to give corrections.  T-shirts, shorts and sweats are not acceptable for class attire but should be worn to and from the studio as cover-ups.  Any dancers not properly dressed for class may be asked to sit out and observe.   Dancewear may be purchased in our store at Aspire Academy of Expressive Arts.  Long hair should be worn off the neck, preferably in a bun and short hair should be pulled back from the face.

Required Dance Attire by Class

 

Ballet:

Fairy Tale Ballet 3/4

Girls – Pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers. Hair in a bun.
Boys – White T-shirt, black leggings, black ballet slippers
Early Beginner Ballet 5/6 & Beginner Ballet 6+

Girls – Lavender Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers. Hair in a bun.
Boys –  White T-shirt, black leggings, black ballet slippers
Intermediate Ballet

Girls – Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers. Hair in a bun.
Boys – White T-shirt, black leggings, black ballet slippers

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet

Girls – Red Leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers. Hair in a bun.
Boys – White T-shirt, black leggings, black ballet slippers
Ballet III – Advanced

Girls – Eggplant Leotard, pink tights, pink slippers. Hair in a bun.
Boys – White T-shirt, black leggings, black ballet slippers

Modern:

Beginner and Intermediate 

Black leggings, any color leotard, tan footies

Int./Adv ( LI)  and Advanced (L 3) – Any color leggings, any color leotard, tan footies
*No shorts allowed for modern*

AIO PA – Black leggings, any color leotard, pink ballet shoes

Adult AIO – Dance clothing, nothing baggy and NO street clothes or belly shirts, pink ballet shoes

 

Tap:

Early Beginner Tap/Jazz 4/5 – Black leggings, pink, lavender or black leotard, Black tap shoes for tap, bare feet for jazz

Beginner Tap 6+  – Black leotard, Black leggings or tan tights with a black skirt, black tap shoes

Intermediate Tap – Black leotard, black leggings or tan tights with a black skirt, black tap shoes

Intermediate/Advanced Tap – Any color leotard or dance top, black leggings, Black tap shoes (NO street clothes)

Adult tap – Comfortable clothing that you can move around in, black tap shoes

 

Jazz:

Beginner Jazz and Beginner Theater Jazz – Black leotard, black leggings, black jazz shoes

Intermediate Jazz and Intermediate Theater Jazz – Black leotard, black leggings, black jazz shoes

Intermediate & Int/Advanced Jazz – Dance clothing, nothing baggy and NO street clothes or belly shirts, black jazz shoes and/or tan footies

 

Hip Hop:

Dance wear only: Leggings, Capri leggings, or loose yoga style pants, tanks, or t-shirt. Any colors are fine as long as they are dance clothing. No street clothing, dresses, skirts or jeans. Nothing that restricts movement. 
Early Beginner 4/5 hip hop can either be bare feet or wear black jazz shoes.
Beginner, Intermediate & Int/Advance wear black jazz shoes for safety.