The Academy’s dress code encourages student discipline and allows instructors to better see the student’s line and position.

Ballet Program:

Ballet levels are identified by a specific color and style of leotard. Tights should be worn inside the ballet/pointe shoe. Hair must be in a proper bun (tightly secured with bobby pins and a hair net, if necessary; no loose ponytails or bangs). No jewelry.

LEVEL LEOTARD COLOR LEOTARD STYLE SKIRT TIGHTS
Levels 1-3 Pale Pink Balera NA Pale Pink
Levels 4-6 Pale Blue Barela NA Pale Pink
Level 7 Black AAD Leotard N/A Pale Pink
Level 8 Black AAD Leotard NA Transitional/Pale Pink
Level 9 Black AAD Leotard N/A Transitional/ Pale Pink
Level Pre Pro Black AAD Leotard N/A Transitional/Pale Pink

*Ballet and Pointe Shoes:

Levels 7-Pre Pro are required to wear split sole canvas ballet shoes by Sansha (no leather).

Levels 8-Pre Pro are required to wear split sole canvas ballet shoes by Sansha as well as pointe shoes.

LEVEL BOTTOM TOP SHOES
All levels Black lycra tights White or black shirt by Body Wrappers Black split sole ballet shoes by Sansha

*Boys in Levels 7-Pre Pro must have elastics sewn to their tights. A dance belt should be worn by the age of 13.

Competitive Program:

For ballet, hair must be in a proper bun (tightly secured with bobby pins and a hair net, if necessary). For all other classes, hair can be in a bun or tightly pulled back ponytail. No jewelry.

TEAM CLASS CLOTHING/SHOES BRAND/STYLE #
Troupe, Corps, Jr. Company, Company Jazz/Contemporary Rehearsal Tan Tights Bloch Endure Stirrup in lt. suntan
Troupe, Corps, Jr. Company, Company Jazz/Contemporary Rehearsal Tan jazz shoes Any Brand/Style
Troupe, Corps, Jr. Company, Company Jazz/Contemporary Rehearsal Black leggings Any Brand/Style
Troupe, Corps, Jr. Company, Company Jazz/Contemporary Rehearsal Black sports bra Any Brand/Style
Troupe, Corps, Jr. Company, Company Jazz/Contemporary Rehearsal Black shorts (optional) Any Brand/Style
Troupe, Corps, Jr. Company, Company Jazz/Contemporary Rehearsal Pirouettes Bloch Sole Protection Eclipse- Leather
Troupe, Corps, Jr. Company, Company Jazz/Contemporary Rehearsal Ballet leotard w/ leggings or shorts See ballet program for leo & jazz/contemporary for leggings & shorts
Troupe, Corps, Jr. Company, Company Tap Black tap shoes (matte) any brand/style Black tap shoes (matte) any brand/style

OPEN Program:

For ballet, hair must be in a proper bun (tightly secured with bobby pins and a hair net, if necessary). A tightly pulled back ponytail is acceptable for jazz, hip hop and acro. Absolutely NO jeans or street clothes are allowed. No jewelry.

CLASS CLOTHING/SHOES BRAND/STYLE#
Mommy & Me Light pink leotard Any brand/style
Preschool Combo Pale pink tights Any brand/style
K-1st Grade Combo Pink ballet shoes Any brand/style
2nd-3rd Grade Combo black tap shoes (preschool, k-1st, 2nd-3rd & 4-5th Any brand/style
4th-5th Grade Combo Any black dance attire (i.e. black sports bra, leotard, shorts, biketard, leggings, etc.) Any brand/style
2nd-3rd Grade Combo (Jazz) Tan tights Any style in light suntan
4th-5th Grade Combo (Jazz) tan jazz shoes Bloch S0401
CLASS CLOTHING/SHOES BRAND/STYLE#
Level 5 - Pre-Pro Tap Ballet leotard w/ black leggings or shorts Any brand/style
Level 5 - Pre-Pro Tap Black tap shoes (Matte) Any brand/style
Level 5 - Pre-Pro Jazz Any black dance attire (i.e. black sports bra, leotard, shorts, biketard, leggings, etc.) Any brand/style
Level 5 - Pre-Pro Jazz Tan tights Bloch Endure Stirrup in light suntan
Level 5 - Pre-Pro Jazz Tan jazz shoes Bloch S0401
Level 5 - Level 8 Hip Hop T-shirt Any brand/style
Level 5 - Level 8 Hip Hop Leggings/shorts Any brand/style
Level 5 - Level 8 Hip Hop Sneakers Any brand/style
Level 5 - Pre-Pro Acro Leotard (any color) Any brand/style
Level 5 - Pre-Pro Acro Biker shorts (optional) Any brand/style
Level 5 - Pre-Pro Acro Leggings (optional) Any brand/style
Level 5 - Pre-Pro Acro Bare feet NA
Level 7 – Pre-Pro Contemporary Any black dance attire (i.e. black sports bra, leotard, shorts, biketard, leggings, etc.) Any brand/style
Level 7 – Pre-Pro Contemporary Pirouettes Bloch Sole Protection Eclipse- Leather

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