Center Stage Dance Studio What To Wear

What To Wear

Ballet

Clothing:

  • Leotard (any color)

  • Tights (white, pink, or flesh-toned, convertible)

  • Ballet skirts may be worn if desired

Shoes:

  • Ballet Slippers (pink or flesh-toned, canvas or leather, split-sole)

Hair:

  • High/low bun (if possible) - hair pulled back off of shoulders

Lyrical/Contemporary

Clothing:

  • Tight-fitting tank tops, t-shirts, or sports bras (any color)

  • Tight-fitting shorts, joggers, or leggings (any color)

  • No baggy t-shirts, sweatshirts, or sweatpants

Shoes:

  • Barefoot

Hair:

  • Pulled back off of shoulders

Acrobatics

Clothing:

  • Tight-fitting tank tops, t-shirts, or sports bras (any color)

  • Tight-fitting shorts, joggers, or leggings (any color)

  • No baggy t-shirts, sweatshirts, or sweatpants

Shoes:

  • Barefoot

Hair:

  • Pulled back off of shoulders

Jumps, Leaps, Turns

Clothing:

  • Tight-fitting tank tops, t-shirts, or sports bras (any color)

  • Tight-fitting shorts, joggers, or leggings (any color)

  • No baggy t-shirts, sweatshirts, or sweatpants

Shoes:

  • Jazz Shoes (flesh-toned Turning Shoes or Foot Paws)

Hair:

  • Pulled back off of shoulders

Accessories:

  • Ankle Weights: Under the age of 10: one pound per leg, over the age of 10: two to three pounds per leg

Ballroom:

Clothing:

  • Tight-fitting tank tops or sports bras (any color)

  • Tight-fitting shorts, joggers, or leggings (any color)

  • No baggy t-shirts, sweatshirts, or sweatpants

Shoes:

  • Latin Ballroom Heels for females and Character Shoes for males (if not: clean tennis shoes)

  • Ballroom Heels: 1.5 - 3 inch heels (based on age and experience), flesh-toned, open toe, with ankle support

Hair:

  • Pulled back off of shoulders

Jazz

Clothing:

  • Tight-fitting tank tops, t-shirts, or sports bras (any color)

  • Tight-fitting shorts, joggers, or leggings (any color)

  • No baggy t-shirts, sweatshirts, or sweatpants

Shoes:

  • Barefoot or Jazz Shoes (flesh-toned Turning Shoes or Foot Paws)

Hair:

  • Pulled back off of shoulders

Hip Hop

Clothing:

  • Tank tops, t-shirts, or sports bras (any color)

  • Shorts, leggings, or sweatpants (any color)

Shoes:

  • Clean tennis shoes (no street shoes)

Hair:

  • Pulled back off of shoulders

Tap

Clothing:

  • Tank tops, t-shirts, or sports bras (any color)

  • Shorts, leggings, or sweatpants (any color)

Shoes:

  • Black Tap Shoes (leather, hard-sole)

Hair:

  • Pulled back off of shoulders

Stretch & Strength

Clothing:

  • Tight-fitting tank tops, t-shirts, or sports bras (any color)

  • Tight-fitting shorts, joggers, or leggings (any color)

  • No baggy t-shirts, sweatshirts, or sweatpants

Shoes:

  • Barefoot

Hair:

  • Pulled back off of shoulders

Accessories:

  • Ankle Weights: Under the age of 10: one pound per leg, over the age of 10: two to three pounds per leg

Progressive Ballet Technique

Clothing:

  • Tight-fitting tank tops, t-shirts, or sports bras (any color)

  • Tight-fitting shorts, joggers, or leggings (any color)

  • No baggy t-shirts, sweatshirts, or sweatpants

Shoes:

  • Barefoot

Hair:

  • Pulled back off of shoulders