Dress Code

Dance Gallery believes in a strict dress code to keep the focus on the dancer's alignment and presence. If you have any dress code questions or concerns please consult with the Dance Gallery store.

Boy's and Mens' Dress Code

 
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Ballet

White, black, or grey solid colored fitted short sleeve shirt
Black ballet tights
Black ballet shoes (canvas or leather)
11 yrs.+ dance belt is required 0 If you have questions regarding dance belts please ask the Dance Gallery store for clarification.

Tap
White, black, or grey solid color fitted short sleeve shirt
Black tap shoes
Boys athletic workout pants or shorts

Jazz & Broadway
White, black, or grey solid colored fitted short sleeve shirt
Black jazz shoes (without laces)
Boys athletic workout pants or shorts

Hip Hop
White, black, or grey solid colored fitted short sleeve shirt
Black hip hop shoes
Boys athletic workout pants or shorts

Lyrical
White, black, or grey solid colored fitted short sleeve shirt
Half lyrical shoes (nude)
Black leggings or black biking shorts

Modern
White, black, or grey solid colored fitted short sleeve shirt
Bare feet
Black leggings or black biking shorts


Girl's and Women's Dress Code

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Creative Movement

White short or long sleeve leotard
Pink ballet tights (no specific brand required)
Pink ballet shoes
Hair in a bun
Skirt, sweater and leg warmers are optional but at the discretion of the teacher

Kinder Movement I & II

Light pink short sleeve leotard
Pink ballet tights (no specific brand required)
Pink ballet shoes
Hair in a bun
Skirt, sweater and leg warmers are optional but at the discretion of the teacher

Ballet basics

Light blue short sleeve leotard
Pink ballet tights (no specific brand required)
Pink ballet shoes
Hair in a bun
Skirt, sweater and leg warmers are optional but at the discretion of the teacher

Cecchetti Grades I-Advanced

Black leotard
Pink ballet tights (no specific brand required)
Pink ballet shoes (canvas or leather)
Hair in a bun

No skirts, sweater, or leg warmers allowed

Non-Syllabus Grades, Ballet I/II, Int./Adv. Ballet

Solid colored leotard
Pink ballet tights (no specific brand required)
Pink ballet shoes (canvas or leather)
Skirt, sweater and leg warmers are optional but at the discretion of the teacher

Hip Hop

 

Solid colored leotard
Black or nude colored tights (no specific brand required)
Black hip hop shoes
Fitted dance shorts or workout pants
Hair up and out of the face (will need to be in a bun for recital)

Lyrical

Solid colored leotard
Nude footless tights (no specific brand required)
Fitted dance shorts
Half lyrical shoes (nude)
Hair up and out of the face (will need to be in a bun for recital)

modern

Solid colored leotard
Nude footless tights (no specific brand required)
Fitted dance shorts
Bare feet (NO SHOES!)
Hair up and out of the face (will need to be in a bun for recital)

jazz & broadway

Solid colored leotard
Black or nude colored tights (no specific brand required)
Fitted dance shorts or workout pants
Black jazz shoes (without laces)
Hair up and out of the face (will need to be in a bun for recital)

tap

Solid colored leotard
Black or nude colored tights (no specific brand required)
Fitted dance shorts or workout pants
Black tap shoes with low heels
Hair up and out of the face (will need to be in a bun for recital)

Hair

Women and girls of all ages are expected to have hair neatly pulled back for all classes and in a bun for all ballet classes.
Younger girls will need assistance, but are expected to be able to do their own hair as they reach middle school ages.
Men and boys should also take care to have hair away from the eyes.    
Here’s a great video tutorial on ballet buns by the Anaheim Ballet