Tap Shoes

Please be aware that tap shoes should fit snugly. As a rule, tap dancers should expect to replace tap shoes every year to continue having the proper fit.  

Pretap, Tap I - IIC

Girls:  Capezio Mary Jane black velcro buckled tap shoes (3800C) or Bloch Tap-On (S0302G/L) black buckled tap shoe. Boys: Capezio or Bloch black oxford.


Girls:  Black Bloch Show Tapper Tap Shoe (B-S0323L). Boys:  Capezio or Bloch black oxford.

Tap IVA - V, Beg teen tap and All Adult Tap Classes

Black Capezio Cadence Tap Shoes (CG19) or Black Capezio Premier Teletone II Tap Shoes (CG09) and Black Bloch Show Tappers as needed.

Tap Dress Code

Tap I - IIIa

Plain leotard and tights (any color). No dance skirts or shorts.

Tap IIIB - V

Leotard or crop top/dance shorts and tights (any color). Jazz pants or dance shorts are allowed at these levels only.

Boys - White or Black shirt and Black Jazz Pants.

All Adult Tap Classes

Comfortable clothing you can move in. 

Modern Dance Attire

Leotard and Transition Tights – any color.  Modern is done barefoot

African Dance Attire

Leotard and Transition Tights – any color.  African is done barefoot

PreBallet, Ballet I/II, Jazz I/II, and Ballet, Pointe and Jazz Intensive, and Musical Theatre Dance Attire

* Please Note: The proper fit for ballet and jazz oxfords is a snug fit. The shoes should fit like a glove but all toes need to lay flat. Dancers should have their ballet and jazz shoes prior to the first intensives.

PreBallet, Ballet I/II and Ballet Intensive II/III – plain leotard and tights, any color. Shoes needed – pink ballet shoes                                                                                             (canvas or leather)
Jazz I/II and Jazz Intensive II/III and IV – leotard and tights, any color. Crops in Jazz Intensive IV only.  Shoes needed                                                                                            - black jazz split soles - slip on (no ties).
Ballet Intensive IV and Pointe  – leotard and tights – any color. Shoes needed – pink canvas or leather split sole                                                                      ballet shoes.  Pointe shoes to be fitted by Miss Theresa in August.
Adult Jazz – comfortable clothing you can move in. Shoes needed –black jazz split soles - slip on (no ties). 

Musical Theatre – comfortable clothing you can dance in. Shoes needed – jazz shoes, ballet shoes or black socks.

  • Dance Attire and Shoes can be purchased through the studio during all registrations or if you use Discount Dance Supply www.discountdance.com (1-800-328-7107) (use teacher code: TP26500 for discounts) 
  • If a dancer is not in appropriate attire they will be unable to participate in the dance class!
  • No t-shirts, street shorts, jeans, jewelry or gum are allowed in any dance class.
  • All hair should be up and away from face in a bun or ponytail for all dance classes.