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 (no patent leather) velcro buckled tap shoes (3800C) or Bloch Tap-On (S0302G/L) black buckled tap shoe. Boys: Capezio or Bloch black oxford.
Tap IIIA - IIIB
Girls: Black Bloch Show Tapper Tap Shoe (B-S0323L). Boys: Capezio or Bloch black oxford.
Tap IVA - V, teen tap and All Adult Tap Classes
Black Capezio Cadence Tap Shoes (CG19) or Black Capezio Premier Teletone II Tap Shoes (CG09) (please note: some classes for recital/performances might also need Black Bloch Show Tappers).
Tap Dress Code
Tap I - IIIa
Plain leotard and tights (any color). No dance skirts or shorts.
Tap IIIB - V, and Teen TAp
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, Ballet, Pointe and Jazz Intensives, 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 III – plain leotard and tights, any color. Shoes needed – pink ballet shoes (canvas or leather)
Jazz I, II and Jazz Intensive III - V – leotard and tights, any color. Crops can be worn in Jazz Intensive IV and up. Shoes - black jazz split soles - slip on (no ties).
Ballet Intensive IV, V 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.