Dress Code

FOR ALL CLASSES - Hair should be pulled back away from face and off of neck. No jeans, jean shorts, khaki pants or khaki shorts of any kind are permitted in class. Proper dance shoes should be worn in all classes. Street shoes are not permitted in the studio at any time.

Dancewear and Dance Footwear may be purchased at either Dancer’s Pointe or Stage Center.

Ballet Classes

Leotard and tights of any color, ballet skirts, shorts, ballet warm-ups are allowed, for instance: shrugs, leg warmers, ballet sweaters.

Inappropriate Dress: pants, capris, baggy t-shirts, sweatshirts

Ballet Shoes

Intro levels through level 2 (age 9) should be in a full sole ballet shoe. Preferred brands are Capezio, Bloch or Sansha. It’s important to be in a brand name dance shoe for proper foot manipulation and technique. Intermediate and Advanced levels 3-6 should be in a split sole ballet shoe. Pointe shoes will be chosen by the instructor.

Tap Classes

Leotard and tights of any color, ballet skirts, shorts, capris above the knee and dance warm-ups. Camisole tops, tank tops, baby t-shirts. Jazz pants are OK as long as they are not too long. Feet have to be visible.

Tap Shoes

Intro levels through level 2 should be in the Capezio or Bloch Black Mary Jane. These shoes have a buckle or velcro strap. They provide more stability and better sound quality, non slip heels and are dance floor friendly. No patent leather.

Level 3 through 8 should be in the Capezio or Bloch tie oxford. It is the teacher’s discretion whether or not to require a high heel tap shoe also. This depends on the type of costume and/or dance. All high level tap students should have both kinds. Competition dancers, please see separate competition info for proper shoes.

Jazz Classes

Leotard and tights of any color, ballet skirts, shorts, capris above the knee and dance warm-ups. Camisole tops, tank tops, baby t-shirts. Jazz pants are ok as long as they are not too long. Feet have to be visible.

Jazz Shoes

Capezio Caramel or Bloch tan slip on jazz boot. Intermediate/Advanced lev- els, Broadway and Competition jazz students may be expected to also have the same shoe in black. Sometimes Broadway is asked to get character shoes as well.

Hip Hop Classes

Leotard and tights of any color, ballet skirts, shorts, capris and dance warm-ups. Camisole tops, tank tops, baby t-shirts. Jazz pants are OK as long as they are not too long. Feet have to be visible.

Hip Hop Shoes

Black Capezio or Bloch Dance Sneaker. For competition dancers, please see separate competition info for proper shoes.

Lyrical Classes

Leotard and tights of any color, ballet skirts, shorts, capris above the knee and dance warm-ups, camisole tops, tank tops.

Lyrical Shoes

Foot undeez or dance paws.