Masks are optional for all participants in our dance classes.
Additionally, students may wear any clothing that is appropriate for dancing. Below are our recommendations.
For BALLET classes:
GIRLS: Leotard with pink tights (footless tights are better for the younger dancers who often take off their Ballet shoes during class)
BOYS: T shirt with shorts or sweatpants
Bare feet or Ballet shoes made of leather or canvas. Please tie Ballet shoestrings in a knot and cut off the excess string.
Hair should be secured away from the face with barrettes or other appropriate hair accessories.
For ALL THAT JAZZ & BALLET: Ballet shoes made of leather or canvas (Jazz shoes are optional). Please tie Ballet shoestrings in a knot and cut off the excess string. Same attire as BALLET.
For DANCE & PRANCE: Bare feet and stretchy clothing
For HIP HOP: Stretchy clothing and flat-soled sneakers that allow lateral movement (like tennis or basketball shoes)
For TAP N’ BALLET: Enter classroom wearing Tap shoes and carrying Ballet shoes in a small bag. Please label all shoes with student's name. Same attire as BALLET.
Tap shoes are required. Same attire as BALLET for girls and boys (see above), or girls may wear a T shirt and leggings and socks with their tap shoes. Boys should wear socks with their tap shoes.
For DANCE FOR MUSICAL THEATER:
Tap shoes and Ballet shoes recommended. Dance clothes or stretchy clothing like a T shirt and leggings or sweatpants.
To buy BALLET shoes, TAP shoes and dance attire:
We recommend Robcyns at 3660 King Street in Alexandria, Target and discountdance.com.
We also recommend checking with neighbors and friends for gently used shoes and dance attire.
WOOHOO, NOW YOU'RE READY TO GO BANANAS!!!