Children's Program

Early Dance 1 and 2

Girls: Light blue, sleeveless, cotton blend, tank top leotard, (optional light pink tights, pink ballet slippers with pink elastics or pink gymnastics slippers). Hair must be held out of their faces with longer hair in a ponytail.

Boys: White T-Shirt, black or navy blue tights or shorts, (optional white ballet slippers with white elastic or gymnastics slippers).

N.B. Please refrain from outfitting your child in lovely tutus or other store bought frilly skirts. In the course of the first term, dancerly dresses for the girls and fine moving capes for the boys will be made available by the school for the Early Dance level 1 and 2, so each child can feel the story and the drama of their movements

Primary Grade, Grade I and Grade 2 Ballet

Girls: Light blue, sleeveless leotard, light pink tights and pink ballet slippers with pink elastics. Primary will require a (R.A.D. regulation) gathered skirt*. Grades I & 2 require a black circular R.A.D.character skirt* and black character shoe with a 1 cm heel. These skirts will be rented from the school. Hair must be held out of the face and longer hair must be in a bun.

Boys: White T-Shirt or leotard with cap sleeves, black or navy blue tights, white socks, white ballet slippers with white elastic.

* The white primary and black character skirts are rented from the school at time of registration for $25.00 and $35.00 per year. The skirts will be assigned in the first weeks and are to remain on the school property.

Young Dancer's Program

Grade 3 - 5 Ballet

Girls: Dark blue, sleeveless leotard, light pink tights, pink ballet slippers with pink elastics. Also: a black circular R.A.D. character skirt* and character shoes with a 1 cm heel for Grade 2, and a 3 cm heel for Grade 3 and up. Hair must be in a bun. Short hair must be held off the face.

Boys: White leotard with cap sleeves, navy blue tights with white socks, white ballet slippers with white elastics.

Creative Movement, Modern/Contemporary Dance

Girls: A leotard, footless tights or bicycle shorts. Hair in a ponytail and off the face.

Boys: Leotard or T-shirt, footless tights or bicycle shorts.

Hip Hop

Girls and boys: work-out pants or shorts. Hair off the face. Clean ‘in-door’ athletic shoes.

Pre-professional - Level 1, 2

Grade 6 - 8 Ballet

Girls: Optional style and colour of leotard - as long as the leotard is enhancing the body line and has no distracting strap-designs in the back, Pink ballet slippers. Also: a black circular R.A.D. character skirt* and character shoes with 3 cm heel are required for Grades 6, 7 & 8. Short hair must be held off the face, Long hair must be in a bun. Students entered for one of the Higher Grades exams will need to rent their exam outfits from the studio. Their teacher will coordinate closer to examination time in the spring.

* The character skirts are rented from the school at time of registration for $35.00. The skirts will be assigned in the first weeks and are to remain on the school property.

Boys: Optional well fitted white T-shirt or Tank top or white tank style leotard, Navy Blue or Black (cotton-blend) footless tights, white socks and white ballet slippers with white elastics.

Intermediate Foundation - Advanced 2, Technique 2 - Technique 4

Girls: Optional style and colour of leotard - as long as the leotard is enhancing the body line and has no distracting strap-designs in the back. Pink Ballet slippers, ‘Soft’ blocks for non-pointe classes and pointe shoes for pointe classes. (n.b.: Wrap around short skirt allowed). Hair must be in a bun. Short hair must be held off the face.

Boys: Same as Grade 6-8 above.

Please Note:

1) If the student is not dressed according to dress code, or is in unsafe or inappropriate clothing for the activity of dancing, teachers are permitted to not allow a student in their class.

2) No gum or food in the studio.