Dress CodE & Class ETIQUETTE
Our dress code is designed so our dancers may receive the best possible training.
Tiny Tutus and Pre-Ballet (2 ½ - 5)
Girls: Solid color leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers.
Boys: Black cotton pants, t-shirt, ballet slippers
Elementary Ballet & Tap Levels I , II & III (4 ½ - 8)
Solid color leotard, pink tights, ballet slippers and tap shoes, hair tied back neatly (no bangs)
Intermediate / Advanced Ballet (9 - 18)
(Dress code will be strictly enforced)
Black or light pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair in a bun (no bangs)
Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop (5 ½ yrs - Adult)
Leotard, tights, black jazz pants or shorts, tap shoes, jazz shoes or jazz sneakers.
NO T-SHIRTS OR JEANS!
Theatre Classes (6 - 16)
Comfortable clothing that allows free movement, ballet slippers, jazz shoes or bare feet.
Acro Classes (8 - 18)
Leggings, tank top or leotard. Bare feet (no socks)
Please be respectful of our teachers and our students by observing these rules:
Do not enter a class that is in session - wait for a break in the music, then enter the studio.
Arrive on time and ready to dance, with a positive attitude and smiles!
No street shoes and no food in dance studios.
Cell phone use is not allowed during class time.
Eliminate distractions - no loud talking in the back hallway while dance/theatre classes or private classes are in session.
Reduce the likelihood of lost items by labeling all dance attire - clothing, shoes, tights and bags.
DC DANCE is NOT responsible for missing items.