Wee Dance & Creative Movement
Dance clothes, such as leotards and tights (footless) of any color, or other clothes that allow for movement, such as shorts and t-shirts. Children in these levels dance barefoot.
It is important for neuromuscular learning that young children dance in bare feet. If part of what brings your child joy about coming to dance class is wearing adorable slippers, please make wearing their special shoes on the way to dance class part of your family's ritual of preparation.
View the required dress code for Pre-Ballet - Level 5 students at this link:
The linked PDF updated August 14, 2023 to correct a formatting problem. The content remains the same as the previous version.
All dancers must have long hair pulled back from the face, and ballet students must wear hair in a bun or a similarly secure style. No excess jewelry or skirts are allowed in Youth Ballet classes.
Other Dance Classes
Modern students, please come to class in form-fitting and comfortable clothing with bare feet. Knee pads (soft-style) are optional.
Adult dance students don't have to wear a uniform, but we do provide guidance. For dancing classes to go best, please remember to wear clothes that are comfortable for movement, form-fitting to the extent to which you are comfortable, and refrain from fragranced products.
Jewelry can be dangerous in movement classes, and should come off whenever possible. Please remember that the program cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items, so stow valuables with care before class.
Youth Ballet Pointe Shoe Guidance
For new students being advanced to pointework, your instructors have asked that you read these documents carefully. They will not replace conversations with your teachers but they have important information to set you up for success. Please work through these materials and don't hesitate to ask questions.
A guide to buying your first pair of pointe shoes (updated Sept 22, 2022)