Dance Shoes Required
Ballet shoes must be worn by all students in pre-ballet, creative dance and ballet technique classes. Tap shoes must be worn for tap classes and all combination classes that include tap. Hard sole tap shoes are recommended for better sound quality. Jazz shoes are required for jazz and theater dance classes.
A note on dance shoes: Female students should wear pink ballet shoes and male students should wear pink or black ballet shoes. Tap and jazz shoes should be black for all students.
All Combination Classes, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, and Creative Dance
Girls: Black leotard, pink or flesh-tone tights, appropriate shoes for style of class. Dance skirt is optional with permission from instructor.
Boys: Solid white t-shirt, black jazz pants or close-fitting sweat pants and appropriate shoes.
Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, and Theater Dance
Black jazz pants and a solid-colored close-fitting top.
Comfortable, non-restrictive clothing and dance sneakers/street sneakers. Sneakers must be carried in and cannot be worn directly from the street to the class. No dresses or skirts. Oversize clothing can be dangerous while dancing and should not be worn in class.
Comfortable street clothing can be worn and street shoes with smooth leather sole. Shoes must be carried in and cannot be worn directly from street to class.
*Youth shoes and dance apparel are available for purchase at our Water Street studio.
Questions? Contact Amy Brinkman-Sustache, Director of Education, at 414.277.8480 x6002 or via email.