Dress Code

Please have your child dressed in modest dancewear.  There will be no volleyball shorts or low-cut leotards/shirts allowed. Midriffs must remain covered while dancing.  All dancers ages 5 and up must have on shorts/skirts that come to their fingertips or longer.  If you have questions, please ask an instructor.

Please see Classwear & Tights Samples for Intermediate and Advance classes.

BDD Classwear Order

Required dress code for Intermediate and advanced classes – suggested for beginner levels. 

  • Ballet:
Girls-Black leotard*, any color skirt, opaque and to fingertips or longer, nude tights
Boys– a-shirt (tank) tucked in, solid color t-shirt (no print), black jazz pants or all-black athletic pants
Optional: Dance shrug or dance wrap top

Shoes: Pink leather ballet shoes (Boys can wear black ballet shoes)

  • Tap:
Girls-leotard**, solid colored tunic top (no print), black leggings
Boys– a-shirt (tank) tucked in, solid color t-shirt (no print), black jazz pants or all-black athletic pants

Shoes: Black tap shoes

  • Lyrical:
Girls-leotard**, solid colored tunic top (no print), black leggings
Boys– a-shirt (tank) tucked in, solid color (no print) t-shirt, black jazz pants or all-black athletic pants

Shoes: Nude color footundeez

  • Hip-Hop:
Girls-leotard** looser, solid color shirt  (no print) t-shirt, solid colored pants (jogger, harem or athletic)
Boys-a-shirt (tank) tucked in, solid color (no print) t-shirt, solid colored pants (jogger, harem or athletic)

Shoes: Students would be able to wear a canvas style shoe similar to Converse brand, though any brand would work.*They need to be black with white trim and white toe, high top or low top would be up to the dancer. Pay special attention to the underside of the shoe making sure that it is white or rubber-soled, not black. These shoes would need to be for dance class only, and we would be very strict on that. If a dancer came to class with dirty shoes (outside of dancing wear and tear) they would not be able to wear them in class and would dance barefoot until they had new shoes.

  • Jazz:
Girls-black leotard* solid colored tunic top (no print), black jazz pants (yoga pants) OR black leggings
Boys–  a-shirt (tank) tucked in, solid color t-shirt (no print), black  jazz pants or all-black athletic pants

Shoes: Black jazz shoe (tie or slip-on)

  • Cheer:
Girls– leotard** solid color t-shirt, solid color athletic (loose fit) shorts to fingertips or longer
Boys- a-shirt (tank) tucked in, solid color (no print) t-shirt, solid color athletic (loose fit) shorts to fingertips or longer

Shoes: White tennis shoes

  • Adult Fitness:

Please do not wear street shoes in the studio.

  • Music & Movement:

No shoes are required; however, shoes must be taken off before entering the studio, so please wear socks.

  • Big & Little:

No shoes are required; however, shoes must be taken off before entering the studio, so please wear socks.

*short, long or 3/4 sleeve or tank style leotard

** if worn underneath shirt, leotard can be any color or style

SHOES ARE MANDATORY