At Elevation Academy a dress code is enforced to teach dancers respect for the discipline of dance and to bring attention to safety and performance. Proper dance attire allows teachers and dancers to more effectively evaluate alignment and placement and enhances movement capabilities. Please see the descriptions below for each dance style.
Students may wear dance attire such as leotards, skirts, tights and ballet shoes. Comfortable loose or form fitting athletic wear and bare-feet are also acceptable. No street clothes or shoes.
Students should wear leotard or dance dress with tights and bring both pink ballet and black tap shoes. Hair must be up and back out of the face.
Form fitting dance or athletic attire.Hair up and back out of the face. Black tap shoes. Tap shoes are best worn with tights.
BALLET & POINTE
Pink tights (worn over feet and under ballet shoes), solid color leotard. FORM-FITTING ballet warm ups and skirts may be worn for Barre. Hair must be secured in a low or high bun (no mid buns). Pink ballet shoes (pointe shoes when appropriate). Undergarments must not be visible.
BALLET & JAZZ
Pink or flesh tone tights, leotard, hair in high or low bun. Dancers may wear skirts shorts, and warm-ups and may bring shirts or leggings for the Jazz portion of class. Pink ballet shoes and nude jazz shoes are required.
LYRICAL & JAZZ
Leotard or tight fitting tank top, with leggings, dance shorts or tights. Nude Jazz shoes and Foot Undeez are required. Hair must be secured neatly up and back.
Comfortable dance or athletic wear with CLEAN tennis shoes. No street shoes will be allowed. No jeans or zippers.
JAZZ & HIP HOP
Form fitting dance or athletic wear. Hair must be secured up and back. Nude Jazz shoes and CLEAN tennis shoes are required.
Form fitting dance wear. Hair must be secured up and back. Dancers are required to have pink ballet shoes, nude jazz shoes, nude foot undeez, clean tennis shoes, pointe shoes (when applicable) and socks on-hand at all times.
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