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Amherst, NH

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Dress Code

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Please understand the dress code is strictly enforced. Although at first the dress code rules may appear to be strict they are not arbitrary. Continuously not coming to class in appropriate attire could result in your child being excused from class.

1. Dance is a discipline and begins with the way a student dresses for class
2. It is important for the teacher to be able to properly see and assess the way the body is working
3. Ballet has a long history of tradition, discipline, grace and elegance and asked them to show respect for the art form by putting effort into how they dress and groom themselves for class.


*no ballet slippers (ie Target/Walmart) they must be proper ballet shoes.

*No underwear! No bra straps! This applies to all ages. Dance garments are not intended to be worn with undergarments.

* Hair must be pulled up and neatly secured and out of face- BUN REQUIRED FOR Petite Ballet+

*Jeans- Dresses- Street clothes are NEVER allowed to be worn in dance class.

*Dance Warm ups (shorts, leg warmers, sweaters) will be allowed during warm up.


Preschool through Mini Classes 

Age/Class

Dress Code

Shoes

 

Tender Toes

Munchkin Movement

 

Attire- Any color leotard and tights

 

 

Pink Leather Ballet

*Munchkin Movement will begin tap in January. They will need black tap shoes

 

 

Fabulous Feet

Ages 3/4 and 5/7 Ballet/Tap Combos

Any color leotard and tights

Pink Leather Ballet

Black Tap Shoes

 

 

Tiny Tumble


Hippity Hop

Leotard, Biketard, Yoga Pants, Cami

No tights

Bare feet

*Tiny Tumble will be required to purchase stirrup tights for recital.

*Hippity Hop will require all students to purchase an all white sneaker of your choice (these will be worn in Recital)

 

Kidlet Ballet/Tap

Any color leotard and tights

Ballet- Pink Leather Ballet

Tap- Black Tap Shoes

 

Mini Ballet

Black Leotard

Pink Tights, skirts and ballet shorts allowed

Pink Leather Ballet

 

Mini Jazz/ Tap

Black Leoatard

Pink, Tan, or Black Tights

Dance Shorts allowed

Jazz- Tan pull on Gore Boot

Tap- Black Tap Shoe

 

 

 

 

Petite through Adult Classes

 

Class

Dress Code

Shoes

Acrobatics- All Levels

 

Leotard, Biketard, Yoga Pants, Cami

No tights

Hair Up

*Bare feet but will be required to purchase additional stirrup tights for recital.

 

Ballet- All Levels 

Black Leotard

Pink Tights, skirts and ballet shorts allowed

Hair in Bun

Pink Leather Split Sole Ballet Shoes

Jazz & Musical Theater

Petite through Level 3

Black Leotard

Pink, Tan, or Black Tights

Dance Shorts allowed

Hair Up

Caramel colored slip on jazz gore boot

Tap

Petite through Level 3

Black Leotard

Pink, Tan, or Black Tights

Dance Shorts allowed

Black Tap Pants allowed

Hair Up

Black split sole tap shoe with laces


 

Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern

Petite through Level 3

Black Leotard

Pink, Tan, or Black Tights

Dance Shorts allowed

Hair Up

Bare feet

*Will be required to purchase additional stirrup tights for recital.

Hip Hop- All Levels

Leotard, Biketard, Yoga Pants, Cami

Hair Up

*Hip Hop will require all students to purchase an all white sneaker of your choice (these will be worn in Recital)

Level 4 classes (except ballet)

ANY COLOR LEOTARD

Pink, Tan, or Black Tights

Dance Shorts allowed

Hair Up

Shoes same as above