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.

Pre school combo classes

Hair pulled off face in a pony tail, braid or bun.  

Tights and bodysuite (any color or style) ballet skirt or shorts are allowed.

Ballet slippers, gymnastics shoes or Jazz shoes (for the ballet/jazz) Mary Jane style Tap shoes for Tap

Ballet

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

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

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

Primary 5 , Teen and Competitive 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

Mary Jane tap shoes for Primary 1, Pre Jr and Jr 1 classes. Black Capezio Oxford lace up tap shoes for all other levels.  (Jr 2 & up, Teen, Int, Sr)  Stretch dance pants (preferably capri’s), or shorts.  A fitted tank top or t-shirt.  Please make sure we can see your feet! Your hair should be pulled back and off your face.

Boys: Boys should wear dance pants, sweat pants, tights or shorts with a fitted white tank or t-shirts. A dance belt and black tap shoes with white socks.  Hair should be off his face too.

 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.

Boys: Boys should wear dance pants, sweat pants, tights or shorts with a fitted white tank or t-shirts. A dance belt and black jazz shoes with white socks.  Hair should be off his face too.

 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.

Boys: Boys should wear dance pants, sweat pants, tights or shorts with a fitted white tank or t-shirts. A dance belt and bare feet.  Hair should be off his face too.

 Hip Hop

Shoes: Clean indoor runners  (The teacher may require for you to have a specific shoe depending on the costume.  Please wait until classes commence to confirm what style/color of shoe is required). There is no specific clothing; most dancers prefer to wear baggy clothing,  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.

Boys: Boys should wear dance pants, sweat pants, tights or shorts with a fitted white tank or t-shirts. A dance belt and bare feet.  Hair should be off his face too.

 Acrobatics

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

Boys: Boys should wear dance pants, sweat pants, tights or shorts with a fitted white tank or t-shirts. A dance belt and bare feet.  Hair should be off his face too.

 

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.