Our Dress Code

Policies

Dancers are required to adhere to our dress code.

NO jewelry or cell phones in the studios .

dansko is striving to be a Peanut-Free Studio; please do not bring any peanut products to the studio.

NO GUM ALLOWED ANYWHERE IN THE BUILDING.

Food and drinks are not permitted in the dance studios.

Bring WATER BOTTLES ONLY into the studios.

Dancers must treat the studios, the premises and the possessions all other Dancers with respect, care and consideration.

Dancers are expected to clean up after themselves. dansko is a state-of-the-art studio and with your help, we will continue to keep it this way.

 

Ballet

All levels: hair pulled back into a ballet bun with bobby pins and hairnet (no bun warmer)

Jr 1 & Jr 2: plain, light pink bodysuit (high back, cap sleeve, short sleeve or tank), pink ballet socks, leather full sole ballet slipper

Jr 3 and Jr 4: plain, black bodysuit high back tank “ballet pink” ballet tights, leather full sole ballet slipper

Jr 5 , Intermediate and Senior classes: black bodysuit (high back and tank sleeve, no extra straps showing ), “Ballet Pink” ballet tights, canvas spilt sole ballet slippers

Boys: Boys should wear tights or tight shorts with a fitted white tank or t-shirts. A dance belt and black ballet slippers with white or black thin socks. Hair should be off his face too.

Please purchase all ballet attire at a proper dance supply store.

NO skirts, shorts, leg warmers, sweaters, extra straps showing or warm up attire for all levels

Pointe Shoes: refer to your ballet teacher for further instruction.

Tap

Black Capezio Oxford lace up tap shoes for Jr 1 and up. Prefer no Mary Jane tap shoes. Stretch dance pants (preferably capri’s), fitted tank top or t-shirt and black tap shoes. Please make sure we can see your feet! Your hair should be pulled back and off your face.

Jazz

Stretch leggings or booty shorts with a fitted tank top, body suit or crop sport bra. Black split-sole jazz shoes. For Int and Sr students foot undies are permitted – no socks. Your hair should be pulled back in a secure bun.

Lyrical/Contemporary

Stretch leggings or booty shorts with a fitted tank top, body suit or crop sport bra. Foot undies – no socks. Your hair should be pulled back in a secure bun.

Hip Hop

Shoes: must be extremely clean runners. There is no specific clothing for these styles; most dancers prefer to wear baggy clothing, like sweat pants and t-shirts. Hair should be pulled back and off your face.

Modern

Stretch leggings or booty shorts with a fitted tank top, body suit or crop sport bra. Bare feet – no socks. Your hair should be pulled back in a secure bun.

Acrobatics

Dancers must wear tight fitted clothing, same as Jazz with bare feet. Hair must be in a secure bun.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

With the exception of Hip Hop, dance attire should be fitted and stretchy, allowing the dancer to move freely. Teachers must be able to see alignment and placement in order to correct technique.