Required Classroom Attire

Each discipline (i.e., ballet, tap, jazz, etc.) has a dress code of its own. Please purchase the appropriate attire (i.e., shoes, apparel, etc.) for Fall classes. This will ensure optimal participation. 

GDSC Dress Code

JAZZ

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; "Bloch Super Jazz Slip-On" tan jazz shoes (boys and girls); tan tights (for performances); hair pulled back

TAP (Ages 5-10)

Any style of child's tap shoes; dance-appropriate attire (no jeans)

TAP (Ages 11+)

Hard-sole tap shoes with tap toe box, Capezio preferred; dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans)

CREATIVE MOVEMENT

Leotard of any color; tutu and/or skirt; pink tights; pink ballet slippers; hair pulled back

PRE-BALLET

Pink or black leotard; skirt; pink tights; pink ballet slippers; hair in a bun

BALLET

Girls: Pink convertible nylon spandex tights-any brand; black leotard-any brand or cut; nude bra (no clear straps) or nude/black sports bra; pink Bloch split-sole canvas ballet shoes; hair in bun

Boys: Black jazz pants; black t-shirt; black Bloch split-sole canvas ballet shoes

HIP HOP

Girls: Black "Hi-Top" sneakers from Just for Kix sneaker; Boys: Black "Pastry Adult Pop Tart Grid Hi Top" sneakers from Discount Dance Supply  (DISCLAIMER: hip hop shoes run smaller than street shoes. Pay close attention to the sizing instructions. If you are ordering the girls "Hi Top Sneaker," order at least two sizes bigger if your child is still growing); dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans)

BREAKDANCE

Black high-top shoes (i.e., Converse); dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans)

MUSICAL THEATER

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; black character shoes for girls; black jazz shoes for boys; tan tights (for performances); hair pulled back

Exception for December Recital: Musical Theater (Ages 11-13) will be wearing any style of jazz shoe--may also be any color. 

LYRICAL

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; tan leather half-soles; tan convertible tights (if performance requires it); hair pulled back

CONTEMPORARY

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; tan foot undies/sole shields; tan convertible tights (if performance requires it); hair pulled back

TUMBLING/ACRO

Form-fitting dance attire, i.e., black jazz pants, spandex shorts (appropriate length please), leotard, form-fitting tank tops, form-fitting t-shirts, etc.; bare feet; hair pulled back; no jewelry; no fake nails