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225 Northland Court NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

All of these dress code items are available at our in-studio dance boutique – and you can see pricing, sizing, and more details in our online store.

Dress Code

For Class:
Female: Leotard (any color – with or without skirt), tights (pink, black, or tan), full-sole ballet shoes with no ties or drawstrings.

Male: Any comfortable bottoms (shorts or pants, no jeans), with a The Pointe or solid color t-shirt. Black leather ballet shoes with no ties or drawstrings.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, footed tights and ballet shoes of the same shade.  Dancers should select the shade that best matches their skin tone at our in-studio dance boutique.

Male: Costume, solid black dress socks and black ballet shoes.

For Class:
Female: Leotard (any color – with or without skirt), tights, ballet shoes with no ties or drawstrings (we prefer the Capezio Lily shoe and stock that in our dance shop), black patent leather tap shoes with no ties or drawstrings (we prefer the SoDanca velcro shoe and stock this in our dance shop).

Male: Any comfortable bottoms (shorts or pants, no jeans), with a The Pointe or solid color t-shirt. Black leather ballet shoes with no ties or drawstrings, and black tap shoes.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, footed tights selected by instructor (details sent home in October), and tap or ballet shoes.  For ballet, dancers should select the shade that best matches their skin tone at our in-studio dance boutique.  For tap, dancers should have black patent tap shoes.

Male: Costume, solid black dress socks, black tap or ballet shoes.

For Class:
Female: Leotard (any color), tights, and ballet shoes. Ballet skirt optional. No shorts, capris, leggings, or tops over leotards are allowed. Hair must be pulled back and secured away from the face (no ponytails or loose braids). Warmups may be worn for the first 10 minutes when needed.

Male: Black dance pants (not sweatpants – see us in the shop for more details or to order), The Pointe t-shirt. Black ballet shoes.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, footed tights and ballet shoes of the same shade.  Dancers should select the shade that best matches their skin tone at our in-studio dance boutique.

Male: Costume, footed tights or solid black dress socks and black ballet shoes.

For class:
Female: Leotard (any color), tights, and black tap shoes. Shorts, capris, and leggings are allowed and The Pointe tops are allowed over leotards. Hair must be pulled back away from the face.

Male: Gym shorts or pants that are not too long (no jeans), and a The Pointe t-shirt.

All: Tap 1 and 2 should wear the SoDanca Oxford Tap. Tap 3 and up should wear the Capezio Premier Tap.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, tights (black or the best match for the dancer's skin tone), black tap shoes appropriate for their level.

Male: Costume, solid black dress socks, black tap shoes appropriate for their level.

For Class:
Female: Leotard (any color), tights (pink, black, or tan), and jazz shoes. We prefer the styles found in our in-studio dance boutique. Dance shorts, capris, or leggings are allowed over leotards. Hair must be pulled back and secured away from the face (no ponytails or loose braids).

Male: Gym shorts or pants that are not too long (no jeans), and a The Pointe t-shirt. Black jazz shoes.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, footed tights and jazz shoes of the same shade.  Dancers should select the shade that best matches their skin tone at our in-studio dance boutique.

Male: Costume, solid black dress socks, black jazz shoes.

For Class:
All: Any The Pointe top and comfortable bottoms (no shorts or jeans) that are easy to move in.

Male students in any Hip Hop class need the black canvas hi-top sneaker found in our dance boutique.

Female students in Hip Hop 1/2 and 2/3 need the grey sequin hip hop shoes,   Advanced Hip Hop students need the black trainers found in the dance boutique.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, appropriate hip hop shoes for the level of the class.  Dancers do not need tights if the costume includes capris or leggings.  Dancers should wear tights appropriate for their skin tone if the costume is shorts or a skirt.

Male: Costume, appropriate hip hop shoes for the level of the class.

For Class:
Female: Leotard, tights, and half-ballet shoes. Dance shorts, capris, and The Pointe tops can be worn over the leotard and tights. Hair must be pulled back.

Male: Gym shorts or pants that are not too long (no jeans), and a The Pointe t-shirt. Half-ballet shoes.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, stirrup tights and half-ballet shoes of the same shade.  Dancers should select the shade that best matches their skin tone at our in-studio dance boutique.

Male: Costume and half-ballet shoes appropriate for the dancer's skin tone.  Jazz shoes may be substituted for half-ballet shoes at the instructor's discretion.

For Class:
Female: Leotard, tights, and half-ballet shoes. Dance shorts, capris, and The Pointe tops can be worn over the leotard and tights. Hair must be pulled back.

Male: Gym shorts or pants that are not too long (no jeans), and a The Pointe t-shirt. Half-ballet shoes.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, stirrup tights and half-ballet shoes of the same shade.  Dancers should select the shade that best matches their skin tone at our in-studio dance boutique.

Male: Costume and half-ballet shoes appropriate for the dancer's skin tone.  Jazz shoes may be substituted for half-ballet shoes at the instructor's discretion.

For Class:
Female: Leotard, tights (transition, footless, or stirrup to allow for bare feet). Dance shorts, capris, and leggings can be worn over the leotard and tights. Hair must be pulled back and secured away from the face (no ponytails or loose braids).

Male: Gym shorts or pants that are not too long (no jeans), and a The Pointe t-shirt. Bare feet.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, stirrup tights and bare feet.  Dancers should select the shade that best matches their skin tone at our in-studio dance boutique.

Male: Costume and bare feet.

For Class & Rehearsal:
Female: Black leotard, tights, and shoes appropriate for each class or rehearsal. Dance shorts can be worn over the leotard and tights. Hair must be pulled back and secured away from the face (no ponytails or loose braids).

Male: Black shorts, solid black or white top. Shoes appropriate for each class or rehearsal.

For Performances:
Female: Costume, stirrup tights and half-ballet shoes of the same shade.  Dancers should select the shade that best matches their skin tone at our in-studio dance boutique.

Male: Costume and half-ballet shoes appropriate for the dancer's skin tone.  Jazz shoes may be substituted for half-ballet shoes at the instructor's discretion.