SDA Class Attire

Please read the class attire lists carefully. There are CHANGES for 2016-17!

Class Attire Levels 1 – 3

Please do NOT buy shoes from Walmart or Payless; lesser quality is not worth the small cost savings. Also: NO BLACK SHOES for any SDA classes!!

Levels 1 & 2:  Solid color leotard or dance dress, short skirt, bare legs, socks, pink or tan full footed or convertible tights, pink leather ballet shoes. For TAP, tan buckle or tie tap shoes, for JAZZ, students wear their ballet shoes. No skirts below the knees for class please!

Level 3:  BALLET-solid color leotard or dance dress, short skirt, bare legs, socks or pink or tan full footed or convertible tights, pink leather ballet shoes. NO BLACK SHOES, no costumes or skirts below the knees for class please. NOTE** Jazz shorts or skirts may be worn for tap, jazz, hip hop or modern part of class only.

  • For L3 Tap: tan buckle or tie tap shoes.
  • For L3 Jazz/HH: tan leather SLIP ON jazz shoes (NEW!).
  • For L3 Modern/Lyrical: nude/tan color foot sandal or bare feet.

Levels 1-3 Hair & Jewelry: Hair should be pulled up off the face and neck in a pony tail (buns welcome but uncomfortable for mat work for L1-2) or pinned back on the sides for short hair. Top of head should have nothing to poke dancer during a somersault. Headbands must not fall off. NO excessive jewelry please.

Class Attire Level 4

LADIES-NO BLACK SHOES and NO dance dresses for any Level 4 class please!

Ballet: Any solid color leotard, pink, tan or black tights (convertible tights are preferred), pink leather ballet shoes. Short chiffon pull on or wrap skirts, solid color shirts or tight fitting dance warm ups or legwarmers may be worn with instructor approval. NO skirts below the knees, jazz pants or gym style shorts may be worn for ballet class.

Jazz/HH: Same as ballet attire; may also wear jazz skirts or shorts. Tan split sole leather SLIP ON jazz shoes (NEW!).

Lyrical/Modern: Same as ballet attire; may also wear capri pants, short skirts or shorts. Nude/tan foot sandals or bare feet.

Tap: Same as ballet attire; may also wear capri pants, short skirts or shorts. Tan buckle strap tap shoes.

LADIES Hair & Jewelry: Hair should be pulled up off the face and neck and firmly attached to the back of the head in a ponytail or bun. Very short hair should be pinned back or put in 2 pig tails. NO ONE MAY TAKE CLASS WITH THEIR HAIR DOWN, unless specified by the instructor. Secure headbands so they don’t fall off. No jewelry for class except for small rings and earrings.

Class Attire Level 5

Ballet: Any color solid color leotard, pink, tan or black tights, canvas or leather pink ballet shoes (will need LEATHER for performances). Short chiffon wrap skirts, solid color shirts or tight fitting dance warm ups may be worn with instructor approval only. NO jazz pants or gym style shorts may be worn for ballet class.

Pre-Pointe/Pointe: Same as ballet, plus you MUST wear a short wrap skirt. NO SHORTS under a skirt please.

Jazz/HH & Tap: Any color solid color leotard, tan, pink or black tights (full footed or footless). May also wear capri pants, short skirts or shorts. Tan SLIP ON jazz shoe for jazz (NEW!) & tan buckle taps for tap.

Lyrical & Modern: Same as ballet/jazz attire with convertible tights, footless tights or tight fitting capri pants or shorts & nude/tan foot sandal or bare feet.

LADIES Hair & Jewelry: Hair should be pulled up off the face and neck and firmly attached to the back of the head in a ponytail or bun. Very short hair should be pinned back or put in 2 pig tails. NO ONE MAY TAKE CLASS WITH THEIR HAIR DOWN, unless specified by the instructor. Secure headbands so they don’t fall off. No jewelry for class except for small rings and earrings.

Shoes Levels 6 – 7

Ballet: leather or canvas ballet shoes.

Jazz & Tap: NEW for 2016-tan SLIP ON’S for jazz (NEW!) & black lace ups for tap.

Lyrical & Modern: tan/nude foot sandal for lyrical or bare feet (L7).

Contemporary: tan canvas ballet shoes.

Gentlemen-all levels

Ballet, Jazz, Tap & Modern: Solid color shirt, solid color straight pants, jazz pants or athletic shorts, white socks & white or gray split sole ballet shoes. For jazz & tap: black oxford style shoes. For modern: bare feet.

 

WHERE TO BUY ALL THIS STUFF! Do NOT buy shoes from Walmart or Payless!

Our Studio Store, ALWAYS DANCE SUPPLY: 7400 Liberty One Dr. (located in SDA-green studio side)

Steppin Up: 128 E Main St, Mason  234-0416

Diana’s: 8958 Blue Ash Rd, Cincinnati  792-0970

Cincinnati Dancewear: 3673 Paxton Ave, Cincinnati  533-9237 (open 7 days a week)

DISCOUNT DANCE SUPPLYwww.discountdance.com click on ‘FIND YOUR CLASS LIST’  enter zip code 45069 and click on ‘DRESS LISTS’ under the name Mary St.Romain, then use teacher code 27292 if needed!