Dress Code and appearance

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.

  • Dressing rooms are provided for both boys and girls.

  • All students (3 years of age and older) who take ballet classes are expected to have their hair in a proper ballet bun. Proper hair is part of ballet etiquette. Here is a great video tutiorial

  • No visible undergarments under the students uniform. Underwear should not be worn under tights.

  • Students MUST wear the required class attire with hair in an appropriate bun in order to participate in class.

  • Students must enter and exit the building with street shoes and a cover-up over leotards and tights.


boy's and men's dress code

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Ballet

White or Black solid colored fitted short sleeve shirt

Black boys/mens ballet tights

Black canvas or leather ballet shoes with elastic sewn into place

Hair should be pulled back and away from the face

Boys 11 years of age and older are required to wear a dance belt. If you have questions regarding dance belts speak with the store manager.

Tap

  • White or Black solid colored fitted short sleeve shirt

  • Black tap shoes

  • Athletic workout pants or shorts

  • Hair should be pulled back and away from the face

Modern

  • White or Black fitted solid colored short sleeve shirt

  • Bare fee - NO SHOES

  • Black leggings, capri leggings, or biking shorts

  • Hair should be pulled back and away from the face

Contemporary

  • White or Black fitted solid colored short sleeve shirt

  • Nude half lyrical shoes

  • Black leggings, capri leggings, or biking shorts

  • Hair should be pulled back and away from the face

Jazz & Broadway

  • White or Black solid colored fitted short sleeve shirt

  • Black jazz shoes - WITHOUT LACES

  • Athletic workout pants or shorts

  • Hair should be pulled back and away from the face

Hip Hop

  • White or Black fitted solid colored short sleeve shirt

  • Black hip hop shoes

  • Athletic workout pants or shorts

  • Hair should be pulled back and away from the face


Girl's and Women's Dress Code

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Leap 'n learn 3 & leap 'n learn 4

White short or long sleeve leotard

Pink footed or convertible dance tights (no specific brand required)

Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes

Hair in a ballet bun

Skirt, sweater and leg warmers are optional and at the discretion of the teacher

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Leap 'N Learn 5 & Leap 'N Learn 6

Pink short sleeve leotard

Pink footed or convertible dance tights (no specific brand required)

Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes

Hair in a ballet bun

Skirt, sweater and leg warmers are optional and at the discretion of the teacher

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leap 'n learn 7

Blue short sleeve leotard

Pink footed or convertible dance tights (no specific brand required)

Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes

Hair in a ballet bun

Skirt, sweater and leg warmers are optional and at the discretion of the teacher

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Pre-Grade I, Cecchetti Grade I-Advanced

Black leotard

Pink footed or convertible dance tights (no specific brand required) - tights must be worn in ballet shoes or pointe shoes

Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes

Hair in a ballet bun

No skirts, sweaters, or leg warmers allowed

Non-Syllabus Grades, Int./Adv. Ballet, Pre Pointe Conditioning-Advanced Pointe

  • Solid colored leotard

  • Pink footed or convertible dance tights (no specific brand required) - tights must be worn in ballet shoes or pointe shoes

  • Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes

  • Hair in a ballet bun

  • Skirt, sweater and leg warmers are optional and at the discretion of the teacher

Contemporary

  • Solid colored leotard

  • Footless nude dance tights

  • Fitted dance shorts

  • Nude half lyrical shoes

  • Hair up and out of the face

Jazz & Broadway

  • Solid colored leotard

  • Convertible black or nude dance tights

  • Fitted dance shorts or athletic pants

  • Black jazz shoes - WITHOUT LACES

  • Hair up and out of the face

Hip Hop

  • Solid colored leotard

  • Footless nude dance tights

  • Black hip hop shoes

  • Fitted dance shorts or athletic pants

  • Hair up and out of the face

Modern

  • Solid colored leotard

  • Footless nude dance tights

  • Fitted dance shorts

  • Bare feet - NO SHOES

  • Hair up and out of the face

Tap

  • Solid colored leotard

  • Footless nude dance tights

  • Fitted dance shorts or athletic pants

  • Black tap shoes - WITH LOW HEELS

  • Hair up and out of the face