Light Strokes

DRESS CODE

These dress codes are in place to maintain dance traditions, a commitment to high personal and professional standards,

and to support Integrity in Dance and Life. 

(Note: The style numbers provided are merely suggested for your convenience, and are not mandatory.)

***Male dancers are required to always wear a dance belt.  Fitted t-shirts are acceptable in all classes and dance pants are also acceptable. Non-binary dancers may follow either set of guidelines.

AcroDance

Girls: Black leotard, footless skin-tone tights under leo (optional “booty shorts” over tights and leo) or form fitting leggings, acro shoes or barefoot (no socks!), hair in a bun

Boys: Form fitting shirt (tucked) or black leotard, dance belt (or equivalent) stretchable shorts longer than fingertips but form fitted - no loose clothing, acro shoes or barefoot (no socks!), hair nicely combed.

 

Pre-Ballet & Ballet I

Girls: Pink leotard (dancers who are age 10 and older may wear a black leotard), Capezio pink tights (#1916) and pink ballet slippers. Hair in a bun if long or pulled away from face if short.

Boys: White T-shirt/leotard, dance belt, black tights, jazz pants, sweats or bike shorts, white socks and black Ballet shoes. Hair neatly combed.

 

Ballet II & III

Girls: Black leotard, Capezio pink tights (#1916) and pink ballet slippers. Hair in a bun if long or pulled away from face if short.

Boys: White T-shirt/leotard, dance belt, black tights, jazz pants, sweats or bike shorts, white socks and black Ballet shoes. Hair neatly combed.

 

Ballet IV & V

Girls: Black, Navy or Maroon leotard, Capezio pink convertible tights #1916 and pink ballet slippers. Hair in a bun if long or pulled away from face if short.

Boys: White T-shirt/leotard, dance belt, black tights, jazz pants, sweats or bike shorts, white socks and black Ballet shoes. Hair neatly combed.
 

Baton Twirling

Girls: Black leotard, skin-tone tights under leo (optional “booty shorts” over tights and leo), dance shorts, bike shorts, capri's, leggings, and dance pants and dance top also acceptable, over leo, or form fitting leggings, tennis shoes/tan jazz shoes, hair in a bun

Boys: Form fitting shirt (tucked) or black leotard, stretchable shorts longer than fingertips but form fitted - no loose clothing, tennis shoes, hair nicely combed.

 

Combo

Girls: Pink leotard, Capezio pink tights (#1916), pink ballet slippers and black tap shoes. Hair in a bun if long or pulled away from face if short.

Boys: White T-shirt/leotard, dance belt, black tights, jazz pants, sweats or bike shorts, white socks and black Ballet shoes. Hair neatly combed.

Dance Discovery and Creative Movement

Pink tights, pink leotard, tutu or skirt if desired (but attached to their Leo so it isn't a distraction), and pink leather ballet slippers. Hair in a bun if long or pulled away from face if short.

Hip-Hop & Hip-Hop Jazz

Loose clothing that will not restrict movement. Clean tennis shoes or dance sneakers/tan jazz shoes (indoor/dance class use ONLY; no outdoor shoes permitted). 

Jazz & Turns and Technique

Leotard and tights of student’s color choice. Additional Jazz pants or bike shorts and dance top are also acceptable, on top of leo and tights. No T-shirts or sweatshirts allowed. Tan jazz shoes Capezio #EJ2 or Bloch #SO403L recommended. (Boys must wear dance belt or similar.)

Lyrical & Contemporary

Leotard and tan tights. Jazz pants or bike shorts and dance top also acceptable, over leo and tights. No T-shirts or sweatshirts allowed. Tan Lyrical Half Soles. (Boys must wear dance belt or similar.)

Musical Theater Dance

Leotard and tights of student’s color choice. Dance shorts, bike shorts, capri's, leggings, and dance pants and dance top also acceptable, over leo. No T-shirts or sweatshirts allowed. Tan jazz shoes, Capezio #EJ2 or Bloch #SO403L recommended. 

Tap

Leotard and tights of student’s color choice. Dance shorts, bike shorts, capri's, leggings, and dance pants are also acceptable. (NO bootie shorts or jeans!) Black tap shoes.