DRESS CODE

Our studio prides itself in both modesty and creativity. We want our students to be free to choose their colors, styles and patterns of dancewear. We do not allow midriffs to show. Appropriate footwear is required for each class. Hair is to be pulled back from the student’s face and secured. All shoes, dancewear and bags should be labeled with the child’s name. Dance shoes are not to be worn outside.

 

“Dance wear” defined: leotard, tights, one piece outfits with attached skirts, dance shorts (tight fitting), leggings, unitards.

 

Little Lights Combination Classes: Ballet and tap shoes required. Any type of dance wear is acceptable. Hair pulled back.

Ballet I and II: Ballet shoes required. Any type of dance wear is acceptable. Hair pulled back.

 

Ballet III and up: Leotard and ballet shoes required. Hair is to be in a bun, braids, or ponytail. Tights suggested, skirt or tight dance shorts optional. No tees, tanks or loose shorts.

 

Jazz: Black Jazz shoes required. Any type of dance wear is acceptable. No baggy tees or shorts. Hair pulled back.

 

Tap: Tap shoes required. Any type of dance wear is acceptable. No baggy tees or shorts, tight fitting cover ups acceptable. Hair pulled back.

 

Contemporary/Lyrical: Dance footies recommended. Any type of dance wear is acceptable. No baggy tees or shorts/sweatpants. Hair pulled back.

 

Modern: Leotard and bare feet required. Tights (footless) suggested,  tight dance shorts or leggings optional. No tees, tanks or loose shorts/sweatpants.

 

Hip Hop: Appropriate Street clothes accepted. Sneakers required to be cleaned with baby wipe before entering the dance room.

 

Acro: Any type of dance or gymnastics wear accepted. Hair pulled back LOW (high ponytails hurt their heads when doing rolls, headstands etc.)

 

Encounter: Any type of dance wear and cover ups are acceptable.

 

Pom: Any athletic or dance wear acceptable. No baggy tees or shorts/sweatpants.  Split sole dance sneaker required. Hair pulled back.

 

Musical Theater: Any type of dance wear is acceptable, hair pulled back.  Black jazz shoes required.

 

Technique: Any type of dance wear is acceptable, hair pulled back

 

Dress Code Enforcement:

Jazz II, III

Contemporary II, III

Modern II

Ballet III and Higher

Musical Theatre II, III

Technique

 

Students are expected to come dressed and prepared for class on time, this includes shoes on, cover ups removed and hair ready. We will give one warning to unprepared dancers then enforce a sit out/take notes policy for those dancers unprepared a second time or more.

 

Teacher approved dancewear can be found on the “Studio Store” link on our website. There is also a wonderful selection of shoes and dancewear in Soul Collective boutique (Studio B, 111 S. Old Statesville Rd.)