Class Dress Code


 Dance class dresscode

The following is for ages 8-18 in Levels I-IV, Preteen to Teen Intermediate.

Students who do not adhere to dress code or shoewear may be sent home with a note and/or not be permitted to participate in class.


 

BALLET

Pink tights & black/dark colored leotard . Ballet skirt, ballet shorts, sweater styled for ballet, and ballet knits may be worn for warm-up. Plain, black or dark colored and form fitting tops and dance shorts are acceptable if worn over leotard and tights . Baggy or loose fitting clothing is not acceptable. Long hair should be secured in bun, short hair must be secured away from face.

SHOES: Pink leather ballet slippers.


 

JAZZ

Plain, black or dark colored leotard or tank/camisole top and dance shorts, capris, or leggings.

SHOES: Tan leather jazz slip on.


 

TAP

Same as Jazz (see above). Pants must allow ankles and feet to be visible. Tights or socks are best worn with tap shoes.

SHOES: Tan leather buckle-strapped tap shoes . Upper level Tap classes may require Oxford-style tap shoes. See Instructor for specific shoe requirements.


 

HIP HOP

Same as Jazz; Form fitting top or shirt or hip-hop styled clothing will be acceptable.

SHOES: Clean, indoor only , athletic-style, non-marking soles, or jazz shoes.


 

Lyrical/Contemporary/Modern

Follow Ballet or Jazz dress code.

SHOES: Jazz or Ballet slippers recommended ; barefeet/socked feet at the discretion of Instructor and dancer will assume all risks and liabilities to moving barefooted or sock-footed.


 

Acro Dance

Same as Jazz (see above); black or dark colored stretch shorts over leotard and footless tights. Socks may be required.


 

BOYS DRESS CODE

Plain, black or dark colored top (no baggy shirts) and black/dark dance pants, athletic-style pants, or shorts. Socks may be worn according to shoe requirements.


DANCEWEAR POLICY - Compliance is expected!

Students are required to be in proper dress code by October 30, 2017 or risk the following - 1st infraction verbal or written warning notice issued to student and/or parent; 2nd infraction-verbal or written warning notice issued to parent and student may be asked to observe only during class.

APPEARANCE: Excessive jewelry, watches, and unsecured hair accessories may not be worn during class. All hair must be neatly pulled back away from face; long hair should be secured in a bun. Appropriate dancewear offers a realistic view of body alignment and aides in the correction of dance technique.

NO tutus, baggy tops, sweatpants, sports/school uniforms, and t-shirts, athletic style shorts, jeggings, denim, play clothes, fantasy dress, ballet or jazz shorts without tights for girls, etc. Recommended, value-priced dance shoes, dancewear, and tights acceptable for class may be purchased during Open House or by appointment. Shoes purchased through Spectrum Dance do not MN State Tax.