Dresscode

Female Dresscode

All students must adhere to the dress code to be admitted into class.

Preschool Girls (ages 3, 4, 5)

Dress:

Pale Pink footed tights, light pink leotard (must be Body Wrappers Style #VL120, or Motionwear Style #2105. (Skirts are not allowed in class.)

Shoes:

  • Motor Movement: *white canvas tennis shoes or white tumbling shoes (NO BALLET SHOES)
  • Ballet: Pink ballet shoes
  • Tap: Black tap shoes
  • Tumbling: *white canvas tennis shoes or white gymnastic shoes

Level I Girls (age 6 – up)

Dress:

Black leotard (must be Capezio CC400/CC400C, Body Wrappers Style #VL120 or Motionwear Style #2105) pale pink footed tights

Shoes:

  • Ballet: pink ballet shoes
  • Tap: Black tap shoes (must be low heels, unless otherwise approved by instructor)
  • Jazz: White jazz shoes or white canvas tennis shoes with thin soles (i.e., older Keds style)
  • Tumbling: *White canvas tennis shoes with thin soles or white tumbling/gymnastic shoes

Level II Girls (age 8 – up, minimum of 2 years dance experience) / Teen Girls

Dress:

Black leotard (must be Capezio CC400/CC400C, Body Wrappers Style #VL120 or Motionwear Style #2105) pale pink footed tights

Shoes:

  • Ballet: Pink ballet shoes
  • Tap: Black Tap Shoes
  • Tumbling: White tumbling/gymnastic shoes or split sole jazz shoes
  • Jazz: White jazz shoes

NOTE: Teen students are required to wear plain black shorts in tumble class, in addition to leotard and tights

Level III Girls (minimum age 9 with minimum 3 years dance experience)

Dress:

Burgundy leotard (Capezio CC400/CC400C, Body Wrappers Style #VL120 or Motion Wear Style #2105), pale pink footed or convertible tights

Shoes:

  • Ballet: Pink, split-sole, ballet shoes (straps correctly attached)
  • Tap: Oxford style black tap shoes (must be attached with screws, rubber metatarsal pads are not allowed) Leather Shoe with Leather Upper & Leather Bottom
  • Jazz: Black, split sole jazz shoes
  • Tap & Jazz: Also wear Dance Pants (Eurotard #44555c for child sizes, Eurotard #44555 adult sizes)
  • Tumbling: White tumbling/gymnastic shoes. Plain black shorts (Motion Wear #7121), in addition to leotard & tights

Intermediate I/Level IV Girls (minimum age 11 with 5 years dance experience)

Dress:

“Hunter” Green color leotard (Capezio #CC201), pale pink footed or convertible tights

Shoes:

  • Refer to Level III requirements (jazz shoes should now be black)
  • Jazz & Tap Students: Also wear Dance Pants (Body Wrappers Style #0191 for children’s sizes, or Style #0691 for Adult Sizes)
  • Ballet & Pointe Students: Ballet Skirt #S12, seafoam green

Hip Hop

Dress for girls:

White Studio logo t-shirt or ANY COLOR Studio Tank, crop sweatpants (Motionwear Style #3204 in black)

Dress for boys:

White Studio Logo T-Shirt or any color studio tank, plain black pants

Shoes:

STUDENTS may wear ANY style shoes, however, they must keep the shoes at The Studio, and they cannot have been worn outside. If students wish to purchase dance sneakers (as previous years) the style numbers are as follows. Capezio DS03 black dance sneaker, or Capezio DS11 black dance sneaker

Adult Students (age 18 and up)

Dress:

Must be comfortable and allow sufficient movement. Leotards and tights are preferred for women (dance pants or ballet skirts may also be worn), t-shirts and jazz pants or sweat pants are preferred for men.

Shoes:

  • Ballet: Ballet shoes (preferably pink)
  • Tap: Tap shoes (low heels are preferred) ABSOLUTELY no metatarsal pads allowed.
  • Jazz: Jazz Shoes (Beginning jazz students may wear ballet shoes)

Please read the following. These are IMPORTANT things for all of our students and parents to be aware of!

Important Dress Code Notes for All Students

All dance shoes must be approved by the instructors before being worn in the dance area.

NO SHOES PURCHASED FROM TARGET, PAYLESS OR WALMART.

  • Shoes and leotards may not have extra bows or ribbon bows added to them.
    Dance shoes may not be worn outside the studio. This may cause damage to the floor, and will cause dance shoes to become gritty and slippery.
  • Tap shoes may not be a soft “jazz oxford” style and may not have metatarsal pads (rubber soles)
  • Long hair must be pulled back off of face and neck. Ballet students who attend classes, which are Level II or higher, must have hair in a bun.
  • Jewelry other than wedding rings and small earrings are not permitted.
    Additional cover-ups (i.e., leg warmers, t-shirts, sweatshirts, ballet skirts, tutus, dance pants, etc.) are not permitted in youth classes, unless they are stated as part of the dress code.
  • Strings on ballet shoes are to be knotted and tucked into shoes, they are not to be tied in a bow or left long

Purchase of Dance Apparel and Shoes

The following is a list of dance shops which offer various types of required dance shoes. This list is meant for your convenience.

Student are not required to purchase from one of the dance shops listed below. In addition, we remind all students that they, rather than dance shops, are responsible for purchasing attire and shoes that meet our dress code. It is highly suggested that shoes are checked for proper fitting by your instructor before attaching elastics, cutting draw strings, etc. Once you have worn them, or attached straps, they are generally not accepted for returns or exchanges.

Head to Toe Dancewear

157 West Argonne
966-6258

Madison’s Dancewear

119 Chesterfield Towne Center
636-537-5456

Gateway Dance

910 Kehrs Mill Rd., Ste. 112
1-800-539-6063

Dance Supply Etc.

133 O’Fallon Plaza
636-978-9432

NO SHOES ALLOWED FROM TARGET, PAYLESS OR WALMART

Male Dresscode 2016-2017

All students must adhere to the dress code to be admitted into class.

Preschool Boys (ages 3, 4, 5)

Dress:

GREY studio logo t-shirt, BLACK pants (any style PLAIN black full length pant, no stripes, or logos please)

Shoes:

  • Motor Movement: thin soled white canvas tennis shoes or white tumbling/gymnastic shoes
  • Tap: Black tap shoes
  • Ballet: Black ballet shoes
  • Tumbling: thin soled white canvas tennis shoes or white tumbling/gymnastic shoes

Level I Boys (age 6 – up)

Dress:

BLACK studio logo t-shirt. Black dance pants Body Wrappers style#M191 (mens) #B191 (boys). These pants can be found at Discountdancesupply.com

Shoes:

  • Ballet: Black ballet shoes
  • Tap: Black tap shoes
  • Tumbling: White tumbling/gymnastics shoes
  • Jazz: Black (lace-up/tie) jazz shoes

Level II Boys (age 6 – up)

Dress:

Black dance pants Body Wrappers style#M191 (mens) #B191 (boys). These pants can be found at Discountdancesupply.com

  • Jazz, Ballet & Tumble: BLACK Studio logo Tank shirt
  • Tap: Black Studio logo t-shirt

Shoes:

  • Ballet: Black ballet shoes
  • Tap: Black tap shoes
  • Tumbling: White tumbling/gymnastics shoes
  • Jazz: Black (lace-up/tie) jazz shoes

Level III & Intermediate I Boys (minimum age 9 with minimum 3 years dance experience)

Dress:

Black dance pants, Body Wrappers style#M191 (mens) #B191 (boys) Available through Discount dance supply DiscountDanceSupply.com

Shoes:

  • Ballet: WHITE FITTED Studio Tank, Black ballet shoes (straps correctly attached)
  • Tap: WHITE T-Studio logo t-shirt Oxford style black tap shoes (must be attached with screws, rubber metatarsal pads are not allowed) Leather Shoe with Leather Upper & Leather Bottom
  • Tumbling: WHITE FITTED Studio Tank, White tumbling/gymnastics shoes
  • Jazz: WHITE Studio logo T-shirt or Tank, Black split sole jazz shoes- no sneakers or high-tops

Hip Hop

Dress:

White Studio Logo T-Shirt or any color studio tank, plain black pants

Shoes:

STUDENTS may wear ANY style shoes, however, they must keep the shoes at The Studio, and they cannot have been worn outside. If students wish to purchase dance sneakers (as previous years) the style numbers are as follows. Capezio DS03 black dance sneaker, or Capezio DS11 black dance sneaker


Important Dress Code Notes for All Students

All dance shoes must be approved by the instructors before being worn in the dance area.

NO SHOES PURCHASED FROM PAYLESS OR WALMART

  • Dance shoes may not be worn outside the studio. This may cause damage to the floor, and will cause   dance shoes to become gritty and slippery.
  • Tap shoes may not be a soft “jazz oxford” style and may not have metatarsal pads (rubber soles) * Long hair must be pulled back off of face and neck.
  • Jewelry other than wedding rings and small earrings are not permitted.
    Additional cover-ups (i.e., leg warmers, t-shirts, sweatshirts, ballet skirts, tutus, dance pants, etc.) are not permitted in youth classes, unless they are stated as part of the dress code.
  • Strings on ballet shoes are to be knotted and tucked into shoes, they are not to be tied in a bow or left long

Purchase of Dance Apparel and Shoes

The following is a list of dance shops which offer various types of required dance shoes. This list is meant for your convenience.

Student are not required to purchase from one of the dance shops listed below.   All items on the dresscode list are available through Brava Bodywear – located nearby in Brentwood. In addition, we remind all students that they, rather than dance shops, are responsible for purchasing attire and shoes that meet our dress code. It is highly suggested that shoes are checked for proper fitting by your instructor before attaching elastics, cutting draw strings, etc. Once you have worn them, or attached straps, they are generally not accepted for returns or exchanges.

South

Head To Toe Dancewear

157 West Argonne
966-6258

Shoes Unlimited & Discount Dance

4236 Telegraph
892-3200

West

 

Madison’s Dancewear

119 Chesterfield Towne Centre
636-537-5456

North

Gateway Dance

910 Kehrs Mill Rd, Ste. 112
800/539-6063

Dance Supply Etc

133 O’Fallon Plaza
636-978-9432

Tip Tap Toe

2188 North Waterford
830-0050

NO SHOES ALLOWED FROM PAYLESS OR WALMART

BOYS STUDIO LOGO TANK & T-SHIRTS can be purchased through The Studio, Inc.