CLASSROOM ATTIRE

LEOTARD AND TIGHTS: A leotard and tights of any color and style must be worn to all classes. Leggings may be worn in the place of tights. Sweat pants may NOT be worn in place of tights. Bare legs will not be allowed in class. Exceptions are pre-schoolers who may wear ankle socks in place of tights.
TAP SHOES:

Preschool through 4th Grade: Black low heel tap shoes will be worn. Tap shoes must fit properly. There should be no more that one finger space growing room between the toes and the end of the shoes.

5th Grade and up: Dancers may wear low oxford jazz taps or 1 1/2 inch heels. Tap shoes with a heel higher than 1 1/2 inch will not be allowed in class.

BALLET SHOES:

Pink ballets are required for the recital.

All ballet shoes must have elastic sewn over the instep. ALL strings should be tied in a double knot and cut to about 1/2 inch long and tucked inside the shoe. If you do not want the drawstring cut, it must be tucked inside the shoe. The instructor will cut any strings that are not tucked inside the shoe. THIS IS FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR CHILD.

JAZZ SHOES:

Jazz dancers 1st - 3rd Grade: Pink ballet slippers will be worn in class and recital.

Jazz dancers 4th Grade and up: BLACK soft, split-sole jazz shoes are required for the recital. Jazz sneakers may ONLY be worn in Advance Jazz, Pop Jazz, and Hip-Hop classes. Advanced Jazz dancers may be asked to wear soft, split-sole jazz shoes in the recital depending on the style of the costume.

CLOTHING:

Stretchy tight jazz pants or short shorts may be worn in tap and jazz class ONLY. The instructor may ask dancers to take long sirts and skirts off if they are unsuitable for class. Sweats may only be worn on very cold days and must be removed as the cass progresses. Parachute pants, trash bag pants, and baggy pants and shorts will not be allowed in class.

COATS MAY NOT BE WORN DURING CLASS.

The instructor must be able to see the back of the neck, the lower back, the hips, knees, ankles, and instep of the foot at all times. NO EXCEPTIONS. Dance wear may be purchased at Razzle Dazzle.

HAIR: Hair MUST be secured up off of the neck and away from the face in French braids, ponytail, or a bun, etc. Short hair must be secured away from the face with a headband or barrettes. Dancers coming into class with their hair down will be given a rubber band to secure their hair.
BELONGINGS: We will not be responsible for the loss of your jewelry, money, or personal belongings. Bring all coats, dance bags, purses, etc. into the studio during class. DO NOT leave anything in the waiting room or dressing room. Put your name on all items, especially shoes.