What to Wear to Class - Dance

    • All clothing should be marked with student’s full name.
    • Any lost dance wear must be replaced within 2 dance classes.
    • If hair is short, a headband must be worn to keep hair off the face.
    • For BALLET – hair must be in a proper ballet bun with bangs pulled off the face
    • No distracting hair ties will be allowed in the classroom.
    • Jewellery is not to be worn in class.  It’s best to keep it safe at home
    • Dancers should always pack a water bottle with their name on it, Band-Aids, and hand sanitizer.
    • Each student will need to have a dance bag. This helps keep their shoes and other belongings organized and available.

    CREATIVE MOVEMENT
    Hair:  Must be in a bun or ponytail for all classes.
    Clothing:  Snug fitting body suit any colour and 3/4 length tights or leggings.
    Shoes:  No shoes required. 

  • Boys:  Snug fitting  pants (no jeans) and a snug fitting shirt.

    *No Tutu’s
     

    KINDERCOMBO
    Hair:  Must be worn in a bun or ponytail for all classes.
    Leotard:  Any colour
    Tights:  Beige or black
    Shoes:  Black slip-on jazz shoes AND pink ballet shoes. Both types of shoes are required each class.

  • Boys:  Snug fitting pants (no jeans) and a snug fitting shirt.
    Boy Shoes:  Black slip-on jazz shoes AND black ballet shoes. Both types of shoes are required each class.

    *No Tutu’s

    JR. JAZZ/TAP
    Hair:  Must be worn in a bun or ponytail for all classes.
    Attire:  Black bodysuit and beige tights
    Shoes:  Black slip-on jazz shoes AND black tap shoes. Both types of shoes are required each class.

  • Boys:  Snug fitting t-shirt and snug fitting pants (no jeans).
    Boy Shoes:  Black tap shoes AND Black slip-on jazz shoes. Both types of shoes are required each class.

  • TOP HATS & TAILS – Boys Only Class
    Hair:  Must be out of eyes
    Attire:  Sweat pants or jazz pants with t-shirts or tank tops.  No jeans.
    Shoes:  Black slip-on jazz shoes AND black tap shoes. Both types of shoes are required each class.
     

    BALLET

    Boys
    Attire:  Snug fitting t-shirt and black fitted pants (no jeans).
    Shoes:  Black ballet shoes.

     

    Girls
    Hair: Proper ballet bun must be worn for all classes.
    Bodysuit: Any colour leotard.
    Tights: Ballet Pink tights.

    Shoes: Pink ballet slippers. (Pre-Primary – Ballet 3 must have full soled ballet slippers with elastics. Ballet 4 and high can wear Canvas split-sole ballet slippers with elastics).
    Skirt: Pre-Primary – Ballet 2 semi-sheer gathered skirt.
      

    MODERN
    Hair:  Must be worn in a bun or ponytail for all classes.
    Attire:  Any colour leotard with leggings or beige/black tights.  Snug fitting top with leggings are also acceptable
    Shoes:  None. Footundeez are acceptable.
    Boys:  Snug fitting t-shirt and snug fitting jazz pants.
     

  • JAZZ
    Hair:  Must be worn in a bun or ponytail for all classes.
    Attire:  Any colour leotard and beige/black tights or leggings.  Snug fitting top with leggings are also acceptable
    Shoes – Level 1-2: Black slip-on jazz shoes.
    Shoes – Level 3 and up: Beige slip-on jazz shoes

  • Boys:  Snug fitting t-shirt and snug fitting jazz pants.

     

    HIP HOP 
    Hair:  Must be pulled back off of face. Hats and toques permitted.
    Attire:  Sweat pants or jazz pants with t-shirts or tank tops.  No jeans or shorts.
    Shoes:  Only indoor runners with non-marking soles. 

     

    LYRICAL
    Hair:  Must be worn in a bun or ponytail for all classes.
    Attire:  Any colour leotard and beige tights or leggings. Snug fitting top with leggings are also acceptable
    Shoes – Jr. – Intermediate:  Beige jazz shoes. 
    Shoes – Advanced and Pinnacle: Apolla Performance Shock with traction in Black (can purchase from Northern Dance Apparel)

  • Boys:  Snug fitting t-shirt and snug fitting jazz pants.

     

    MUSICAL THEATRE
    Hair:  Must be worn in a bun or ponytail for all classes.
    Attire: Any colour leotard and beige/black tights. Snug fitting top with leggings are also acceptable
    Shoes – Level 1 & 2:  Black jazz shoes.  
    Shoes – Level 3 and Higher: Character Heels.

    Boys:  Snug fitting t-shirt and snug fitting pants (no jeans). Black Jazz Shoes for all levels

    TAP
    Hair:  Must be worn in a bun or ponytail for all classes.
    Attire:  Any colour leotard and beige/black tights. Snug fitting top with leggings are also acceptable. 
    Shoes:  Black tap shoes.

    Boys:  Snug fitting t-shirt and snug fitting pants (no jeans).


  • ACRO

    Hair:  Must be worn in french braids or a low bun for all classes. (No ponytails or high buns/topknots).
    Attire:  Any colour leotard and form fitting shorts (no tights).
    Shoes: None

  • Boys:  Snug fitting t-shirt and snug fitting shorts.

All dance wear can be purchased locally at
Northern Dance Apparel