Dress Code for Class

 

Where to Purchase Dancewear

 

Dance Collection in Tacoma has a large selection and knowledgeable staff. The type of leotard needed may be purchased in many places, but be sure it matches the dress code criteria.

 

Girls Beginner levels 3-9 year-olds. P.S. 1-5

 

Split sole, pink slippers of leather or leather-like material, strings tucked inside. No decorative sewing designs on slippers.

Pink tights with feet, but may have a convertible opening under the arch of the foot.

Any solid colored leotard without an attached skirt. Sleeves must not be ruffled.

Hair must be securely pinned off face and neck.

Jewelry must be limited to items that don’t “catch”, bounce, limit motion.

P.S. dancers’ levels 4-5 may be requested to own a nude undergarment for performances.

 

Girls Intermediate Advanced Levels

 

Pink slippers leather or canvas must be split sole. No decorative sewing designs on slippers.

Pink pointe shoes with ribbons/elastic.

Pink tights convertible.

A solid colored leotard that allows shoulders, spine, and neck to be seen and move unrestricted.

Hair must be securely pinned off face and neck.

Skirts may be worn but must be a solid color or a non-distracting print (no stripes, dots, etc.) Length must not hide foot at any time from the front or back view.

Warm up wear must be tight, a solid color or a non-distracting print and removed as soon as possible.

P.S. dancers may be requested to own a nude undergarment for performances, and a class colored and styled leotard. Dancers must also have an appropriate manner to manage costumes they are performing with. (Bags)

 

 

Adults

 

Adults are free to wear inside their comfort zone in the adult classes.

 

Boys

 

Black snug fitting pants.

Snug, plain colored Tee shirt. P.S. boys are required to wear a clean white Tee shirt.

Black slippers.

Hair must be short or securely pinned off face and neck.

Boys in Intermediate and Advanced may wear warm-up clothes, they must be black and allow for all motion and visibility by teachers.

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