Dress Code

Ballet/Tap (Age 3-5)

Girls
  • Light pink leotard (no attached skirt)
  • Light pink convertible tights (must be able to convert into footed and ankle tights)
  • Light pink ballet shoes (leather & full sole)
  • Black tap shoes
  • Hair pulled back in a slicked, neat bun
  • No shorts or baggy clothing
Boys
  • White t-shit or tank
  • Black shorts or leggings
  • Black or white leather, full sole ballet shoes
  • Black tap shoes (non-shiny)
  • Hair pulled back, off of face and neck
  • No jeans or baggy clothing.

Jazz/Turns/Technique/Musical Theater/Lyrical

Girls
  • Any tight athletic clothes: Sports bras, tank tops, leotards, biker or spandex shorts, briefs, leggings or tights
  • Pick one shoe: Black or tan slip on jazz shoes, foot paws, half soles, lyrical shoes
  • Hair pulled back and off of face and neck. Bun or ponytail preferred
  • No skirts, jeans or baggy clothing. The teachers need to be able to see the student’s body lines
Boys
  • Athletic/Gym clothing
  • Black or tan slip on jazz shoes or foot paws/half soles/lyrical shoes
  • Hair pulled back, off of face and neck
  • No jeans

Ballet Classes

Girls (visit royalacademyofdance.org for exact leotard colors)
  • Pre-Primary & Primary: Ballet pink leotard and a fingertip length pink ballet skirt. Grade 2: Mulberry leotard Grade 4: Marine Blue leotard (not light blue but more of a peacock color) Intermediate & Advanced: Black leotard. No cut outs, stomach showing, prints or patterns on the leotards. Solid colors only.
  • Light pink convertible tights (must be able to convert into footed and ankle tights)
  • Light pink leather, full sole ballet shoes
  • Hair pulled back in a slicked, neat bun
  • No skirts, shorts, tutus or baggy clothing
Boys
  • White t-shirt
  • Black shorts or leggings
  • Black or white leather, full sole ballet shoes
  • Black tap shoes (non-shiny)
  • Hair pulled back, off of face and neck
  • No jeans or baggy clothing

Tap (Beg/Int/Adv Classes)

Girls
  • Any tight athletic clothes: Bra tops, tank tops, leotards, biker or spandex shorts, briefs, leggings or tights
  • Black, non-shiny tap shoes
  • Hair pulled back and off of face and neck. Bun or ponytail preferred
  • No skirts, jeans or baggy clothing
Boys
  • Non-baggy athletic/Gym clothing
  • Black, non-shiny tap shoes
  • Hair pulled back, off of face and neck
  • No jeans

Hippity-Hop (Age 2-6) & Hip-Hop (Age 6+)

Boys & Girls
  • Funky, fun street clothing or athletic clothing
  • Tennis Shoes. No jazz shoes or bare feet
  • Hair pulled back, off of face and neck.

Acro/Stretch & Conditioning (Girls & Boys)

Boys & Girls
  • Tight, fitted athletic clothing. Nothing loose or baggy
  • Barefoot. No shoes or tights
  • Hair pulled back, off of face and neck

"No jewelry allowed for all classes and levels. Small studded earrings are acceptable. Any leg warmers and sweaters are acceptable to wear but only during the warm up period of class. Any non-pull over sweaters must be zipped up. Acro and Stretch & Conditioning classes are the only classes students are allowed to be barefoot. Intermediate and advanced girls, no inapprpriate "booty" shorts or revealing bra tops. All ballet classes must wear footed tights. Convertible tights are acceptable for students with multiple classes back to back and would like to take their feet out of their tights for an easy quick change. "Ballet Pink" is often the color used on dance websites for pink or light pink. No theatrical pink or hot pink for ballet allowed. No baggy clothing.