Dance Attire

If a student is dressed inappropriately for class on more than one occasion, they may be asked to sit out for the duration of that class.

The following guidelines outline requirements for General and  Performance Arts Plus (PA Plus) classes, as well as individual requirements for girls and boys.

Restrictions

  • Please label all shoes and dance supplies with the student's name

  • Water only in the studios (no pop or juice allowed)
  • Absolutely no gum allowed

  • Absolutely no outdoor shoes in any of the dance studios

  • Food is permitted in the waiting room and kitchen only. No food in the dressing room please


Ballet

All classes

  • Hair: proper bun with a hairnet

  • Shoes: proper fitting pink (girls) or black (boys) ballet shoes

  • Boys: solid white fitted t-shirt, black shorts

  • Boys shoes: black (boys) ballet shoes

Primary 1, 2, 3

  • Light pink Mondar leotard with short sleeves and ballet pink tights

Pre-Teen, Teen Ballet

  • Solid colour leotard and ballet pink tights

Performing arts Plus

  • Hair: bun with bun pins and hairnet

  • Wrap-around sweaters:  only permitted for warm up

  • Level 1: Light pink Mondar leotard with short sleeves and ballet pink tights

  • Level 2: Pale blue Mondar tank leotard and ballet pink tights

  • Level 3–4: Navy blue Mondar tank leotard and ballet pink tights

  • Level 5+: Black leotard and ballet pink tights

 


Jazz

General performing arts

  • Hair: ponytail (back-to-back with ballet: proper bun with a hairnet)

  • Bodysuit or tight fitting exercise top (any colour)

  • Stretchy dance shorts or dance pants/capris/leggings

  • Shoes: beige slip on Jazz shoes for girls

  • Boys: black shorts and a solid white fitted t-shirt

  • Boys shoes: black slip on Jazz shoes

Performing arts Plus

  • Hair: bun with bun pins and hairnet

  • Bodysuit (any colour)

  • Stretchy dance shorts with ballet or suntan tights

  • Shoes: beige slip on Jazz shoes for girls

  • Boys: black shorts and a solid white fitted t-shirt

  • Boys shoes: black slip on Jazz shoes for boys


Musical Theatre

All Classes

Including Performing Arts Plus

  • Hair: ponytail (back-to-back with ballet: proper bun with a hairnet)

  • Bodysuit or tight fitting exercise top (any colour)

  • Stretchy dance shorts or dance pants/capris/leggings

  • Shoes: beige slip on Jazz shoes for girls

  • Boys: black shorts and a solid white fitted t-shirt

  • Boys shoes: black slip on Jazz shoes 


Tap

General performing arts

  • Hair: ponytail (back-to-back with ballet: proper bun with a hairnet)

  • Bodysuit or tight fitting exercise top (any colour)

  • Stretchy dance shorts or dance pants/capris

  • Shoes:
    • Pre-School, Tap/Jazz Combo and Primary Tap: black patent tap shoes (beginner tap shoes are acceptable)
    • Elementary School and up: Jazz-style tap shoes (recommended)
  •  Boys: black shorts and a white sleeveless t-shirt

Performing arts Plus

  • Hair: bun with bun pins and hairnet

  • Bodysuit (any colour)

  • Stretchy dance shorts with ballet or suntan tights

  • Shoes (required):
    • Level 1+: Jazz style tap shoes (no Mary Janes)

  • Shoes (recommended):
    • Level 3–5: So Danca (TA48), Capezio (CG19), Capezio Premiere Tap (CG09)

    • Level 6+: So Danca (T800), Capezio (TP360), Bloch (Jason Samuels Smith)

 


Lyrical 

General performing arts 

  • Hair: ponytail (back-to-back with ballet: proper bun with a hairnet)

  • Bodysuit or tight fitting exercise top (any colour)

  • Footless tights and/or stretchy dance shorts, or dance pants/capris/leggings

  • Shoes: Skin-Tone Foot Undies

  • Boys: black shorts and a solid white fitted t-shirt and bare feet

Performing arts Plus

  • Hair: bun with bun pins and hairnet

  • Bodysuit (any colour)

  • Stretchy dance shorts with ballet or suntan tights

  • Shoes: Skin-Tone Foot Undies

  • Boys: black shorts and a solid white fitted t-shirt & bare feet


Modern & Contemporary

General performing arts 

  • Hair: ponytail (back-to-back with ballet: proper bun with a hairnet)

  • Bodysuit or tight fitting exercise top (any colour)

  • Stretchy dance shorts or dance pants/leggings

  • Shoes: Bare feet

  • Boys: black shorts and a solid white fitted t-shirt

Performing arts Plus

  • Hair: bun with bun pins and hairnet

  • Bodysuit (any colour)

  • Stretchy dance shorts with ballet or suntan tights

  • Shoes: Bare feet

  • Boys: black shorts and a solid white fitted t-shirt & bare feet


Hip Hop

Including General Performing Arts & Performing Arts Plus

  • Hair: ponytail (back-to-back with ballet: proper bun with a hairnet)

  • Loose fitting clothing that is suitable for dance class

  • Shoes: clean, indoor runners or jazz sneakers (black runners recommended as most Hip Hop classes will need black shoes for Recital)

  • Absolutely no jeans or denim


Pre-School

Three to five year olds

  • Hair: ponytail or bun (hair must be pulled off the face and neck)

  • Bodysuit (any colour)

  • Pink ballet tights

  • Shoes: pink ballet shoes, and beginner tap shoes

  • Boys: Solid black shorts or sweat pants and a solid white fitted t-shirt

  • Boys shoes: black ballet shoes, and beginner tap shoes