Class Requirements

CLASS REQUIREMENTS

DANCERS SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE HAIR SECURED OUT OF THE FACE WITH EITHER SIDES BACK, PONYTAIL OR A BUN.

NO JEWELRY! ONLY SPORTS WATCHES AND STUD EARRINGS.

NO GUM OR CANDY WHILE DANCING!

NO FOOD, DRINKS OR STREET SHOES ON OUR DANCE FLOOR!

3 & 4 YEAR OLDS: LEOTARD (ANY COLOR), WHITE TIGHTS, WHITE BALLETS AND WHITE TAP SHOES.

KINDERGARTEN, 1ST & 2ND GRADERS: LEOTARD (ANY COLOR), WHITE TIGHTS, WHITE BALLETS AND WHITE TAP SHOES. OPTIONAL- JAZZ PANTS OR DANCE SHORTS FOR JAZZ.

JAZZ CLASSES: ANY COLOR DANCE TOP OR LEO, BLACK JAZZ PANTS OR DANCE SHORTS AND TAN JAZZ SHOES. WE TRANSITIONED FROM BLACK TO TAN LAST YEAR.  IF YOUR CHILD HAS BLACK, THEY ARE FINE FOR CLASS BUT TAN WILL BE USED FOR RECITAL.  PLEASE NOTE THAT WE PREFER STUDENTS TO WEAR DANCE SHORTS SO THAT WE MAY SEE THEIR LEGS WHILE DANCING.  TIGHTS ARE OPTIONAL WITH DANCE SHORTS BUT WILL MAKE PUTTING ON SHOES MUCH EASIER. WE RECOMMEND TAN CONVERSION TIGHTS.

TAP CLASSES: ANY COLOR DANCE TOP OR LEO, BLACK JAZZ PANTS OR DANCE SHORTS AND BLACK OXFORD TAP SHOES.

HIP HOP CLASSES: DANCE TOP OR TANK TOP, BLACK JAZZ PANTS OR HIP HOP PANTS (BAGGY ATHLETIC PANTS), AND BLACK JAZZ SNEAKERS (REGULAR SNEAKERS WILL DO FOR CLASS AS LONG AS THEY HAVE CLEAN SOLES). BLACK SNEAKERS ONLY FOR RECITAL/PERFORMANCES UNLESS THE CLASS VOTES ON ANOTHER OPTION, SUCH AS COMBAT BOOTS.  WE WILL BE SURE TO GIVE YOU PLENTY OF NOTICE IF SPECIAL SHOES ARE NEEDED FOR RECITAL.

BALLET & POINTE CLASSES: BLACK LEOTARD, PINK TIGHTS, PINK BALLET SHOES, PINK POINTE SHOES (POINTE STUDENTS ONLY). OPTIONAL – BALLET SKIRT OR BLACK DANCE SHORTS.  HAIR TO BE SECURED IN A BUN.

MUSICAL THEATRE STUDENTS: COMFORTABLE CLOTHES (NO SKIRTS) AND SNEAKERS/TENNIS SHOES.

VOCAL PERFORMANCE STUDENTS: REGULAR STREET CLOTHING IS APPROPRIATE.

WHERE TO PURCHASE DANCE WEAR & SHOES:

IN 2011 WE CLOSED IN THE BALLROOM ENTRANCE AND FORMED GABRIELLE’S, A RETAIL STORE CARRYING ALL THE BASIC DANCEWEAR AND DANCE SHOES NEEDED BY OUR STUDENTS.  THE STORE ALSO CONTAINS GIFT ITEMS AND SPECIALTY DANCE WEAR.  WE ARE ABLE TO SPECIAL ORDER ITEMS AS WELL.  GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE.  THE STORE IS OPEN MON-THURS DURING DANCE CLASS HOURS.  WE ACCEPT CASH, CHECK OR CREDIT CARD.  THE STORE NOW SHARES SPACE WITH OUR OFFICE SINCE THE ADDITION OF OUR THIRD STUDIO SO WE NOW KEEP A SMALL INVENTORY BUT WE WILL ORDER ANYTHING YOU NEED.  WE ALSO CARRY HEALTHY SNACKS AND DRINKS AS WELL AS SOME SPECIALTY CANDY!  YOUR DANCER MAY CHARGE SNACKS TO YOUR ACCOUNT WITH YOUR PERMISSION. JUST LET US KNOW IN THE OFFICE AND WE WILL EMAIL YOU A STATEMENT AT THE END OF THE MONTH SO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU OWE.