What To Wear
 

KIDS & TEEN DRESS REGULATIONS:

Dress regulations are few, but are enforced. These requirements provide a measure of uniformity and professionalism and aid to avoid distraction.

* DANCE SHOES are NEVER to be worn outside.

* BARE MIDRIFFS, BAGGY TSHIRTS, JEANS/DENIM are NOT permitted.

* JEWELRY & WATCHES are NOT to be worn in class.

* HAIR for all classes must be tied back securely off the face. Short hair is to be held back with barrettes or a hair band. Ballet students must have hair in bun - parents please attend first class for special instructions if unsure.

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KINDERDANCE:

Girls:
Leotard and tights, any color or style (no tutus please!), bare feet.

Boys: T-shirt, sweat pants or shorts, bare feet.

BALLET:

Girls:
PrePrimary & Primary Levels: pale pink - Mondor tank leotard with pinched bust; Mondor #316 tights (salmon); pink ballet slippers with elastics (canvas or leather); pull-on pink skirt (purchase from studio).

Junior & PreInter:  Ainsliewear AW101 navy leotard -or- Mondor 1633 'true navy' leotard (pinched bust), worn with belt provided; Mondor #316 tights (salmon); pink canvas ballet slippers with elastics, no skirt.
 
Intermediate, Majors & Teen Levels: Capezio Bra-Tekblack MC110 black leotard -or- Mirella M407LM widestrap camisole black leotard; Mondor #319 tights (saumon), pink canvas ballet slippers with elastics.  

Boys (All Levels): White t-shirt, black tights or lycra shorts, white ballet slippers with elastics.

CHARACTER DANCE/VARIATIONS:

Girls:
 Regular ballet attire PLUS: black character shoes (1- to 2-inch heel only please); black georgette or lycra character skirt (no ribbons) length below the knee (elastic or wrap waist is allowed).

Boys: Regular ballet attire PLUS: black character boots (black jazz shoes also allowed).


MODERN, DANCERS' STRETCH & STRENGTH:
Girls:
Leotard, footless tights, capris or dance shorts, any color, bare feet.

Boys: T-shirt, shorts or jazz pants, bare feet.

JAZZ, MUSICAL THEATRE:

Girls:
Leotard, tights or jazz pants, any color, black jazz shoe (ballet slippers acceptable for lower grades). Jazz runners NOT allowed.

Boys: T-shirt, shorts or jazz pants, black jazz shoes (ballet slippers acceptable for lower grades).

BREAKDANCE, BOYS ONLY & HIPHOP:

Girls: T-shirt, athletic or yoga pants, clean indoor runners with non-marking sole (NOT to be worn outside the school). No jeans.

Boys: T-shirt, athletic pants, clean indoor runners with non-marking sole (NOT to be worn to and from school). No jeans.

TAP:

Girls:
Leotard, tights or jazz pants, any color or style, low heeled black tap shoes (preferably oxford style for higher grades).

Boys: T-shirt, shorts or jazz pants, low heeled black tap shoes (preferably oxford style for higher grades).

JAZZ/TAP COMBO:

Girls:
Leotard, tights or jazz pants, any color or style, low heeled black tap shoes and either black ballet slipper or black jazz oxford.

Boys: T-shirt, shorts or jazz pants, tap shoes and either black ballet slipper or jazz oxford.

HIGHLAND:

Girls:
Leotard, tights, any color or style, black ghillies shoe.

Boys: T-shirt, shorts,  black ghillies shoe.

DANCEWEAR STORES:

Bodythings 403-278-5440
Avenida Shopping Centre
441 - 12445 Lake Fraser Dr SE

Classique Dancewear 403-263-4828
Bay 16 - 6624 Centre St South
Glenmore & Centre

Classique Dancewear
1B - 5720 Silver Springs Blvd NW

La Syds Dancewear 403-288-3060
106 Crowchild Square
5403 Crowchild Tr NW

Masque Costumes 403-230-3306
5 Macleod Trail Plaza
9250 Macleod Tr SW

Muge 403-263-9500
202 - 3132  26 St NE