Island School of Dance
Island School of DANCE

DRESS CODE

It is necessary for students to adhere to wearing form fitting dancewear in order that their teachers can advise and correct body alignment and proper technique.  Oversized clothing not only makes it difficult for the teachers to see what corrections need to be made, but the student is also unable to determine whether or not they have correct form.  Non-conforming dance attire can also be a distraction to the dancers and their peers.  Please help us enforce this policy.
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Pre-Ballet - Pink leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers.  Simple ballet skirts are optional.  Please no

Tutu’s or wrap skirts

Ballet, Jazz and Tap classes (Kindergarten and 1st Grade) - Black or ballet pink leotard and tights, pink ballet slippers, black jazz shoes, and black tap shoes.  Ballet skirts are optional.  Please no Tutu’s. Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz (Second thru Fourth grade) - Any color solid leotard, ballet pink or suntan tights.  Short ballet skirts or spandex shorts are optional. Jazz, Tap, Modern and Hip Hop (Fifth grade and up) - BLACK dancewear including leotards, tight fitting dance tops (no t-shirts) and spandex shorts.  Suntan or ballet pink tights. Ballet and Lyrical (Fifth grade and up) - Any solid color leotard.  Ballet pink or suntan tights. Short ballet skirts or spandex shorts are optional. Tights must be worn to all classes.  Non-conforming dance attire can be a distraction to dancers and their peers. FOR ALL CLASSES:  No Jewelry other than stud earrings. HAIR:  Long hair must be pulled up in a ballet bun for level 5 and up for ballet, jazz and lyrical classes.  Loose messy buns don’t count.  For all other classes, hair must be in either a bun or a tight pony tail.