Appearance and proper ballet attire is essential for the training dancer to enable them to feel pride in their appearance and perform in the classroom in a professional manner. Through proper dress code, the instructor is able to see one's muscular and skeletal structure, movement, and line without any physical distractions.
Warm-up attire is acceptable during colder months but must be removed at the discretion of the instructor.
-Solid black leotard for all levels
-NO sports bras allowed
-Pink convertible tights (clean with no holes)
-Pink leather or canvas split sole ballet shoes, properly sewn
-Pointe shoes should be properly fitted and sewn
-Short ballet skirts may be worn for pointe classes only
-Hair MUST be pulled back and away from the face and
off the neck in a high bun at the crown of the head, secured with hair pins (This helps create a longer neck and back line)
-No jewelry allowed except for small or studded earrings.
-White T-shirt (V neck is okay)
-Black tights, preferably MStevens brand
-Black or dark athletic shorts are acceptable
-Black leather or canvas split sole ballet shoes, properly sewn
-White leather or canvas split sole ballet shoes with plain white socks are also acceptable
-No jewelry allowed