Dress Code

Female Dancer Dress Code

Ballet
  • Leotard (see chart at right for leotard colors)
  • Pale pink tights and pale pink ballet shoes OR skin-tone tights and matching skin-tone ballet shoes
    – Camisole leotards are not permitted in levels below 2B or Cecchetti II
    – Halter leotards are not permitted below Academy level
Modern
    • Black leotard
    • Black footless tights or leggings
    • Bare feet
Jazz
    • Solid color leotard
    • Black tights or black capri legging (Shorts are not permitted below Jazz 4)
    • Skin-tone jazz shoes
Tap
    • Solid color leotard
    • Black tights or leggings
    • Socks
    • Tap shoes
Hip Hop
    • Solid color top or leotard
    • Stretchy athletic/dance pants
    • Clean light-sole sneakers, designated for indoor use
Hair
    • Must be in a bun for Ballet Basics and above or pulled neatly off the face if not long enough
    • For all other classes, hair must be secured off the face and neck
    • NO JEWELRY

Male Dancer Dress Code

Ballet
    • Close-fitting white t-shirt
    • Black athletic shorts (above the knee)
    • White socks
    • Black Ballet shoes
Men’s Technique
    • Close-fitting white t-shirt
    • Black or gray tights
    • White socks
    • White Ballet shoes
Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, or Modern
    • Solid color t-shirt
    • Dark stretchy athletic/dance pants
    • Skin-tone Jazz shoes
    • Black Tap shoes
    • Clean light-sole sneakers for Hip Hop, designated for indoor use
    • Bare feet for Modern

DCE students receive a 10% DISCOUNT on required dancewear.

ALLEGRO DANCE BOUTIQUE
2114 Central St
Evanston
847.733.8460

ALLEGRO website

Ballet Leotard Colors

(No skirts please!)

Tippy Toes 1: Light Pink 1 3

Tippy Toes 2: Light Yellow 3 6

Pre-Ballet 1: Light Blue 1 3

Pre-Ballet 2: Light Purple 1 3

Basics: Turquoise 1

Ballet 1A: Mulberry 5

Ballet 1B: Purple 1 3

Ballet 2A: Navy Blue  1  2

Ballet 2B: Burgundy  1  3

Ballet 3: Garnet  4

Ballet 4: Royal  4

Ballet 5: Raspberry  3

Academy 1: Chocolate  3

Academy 2: Gray  3

Academy 3: Any solid color

Cecchetti: Black

Teen Ballet: Black

 

Leotard Brand Key:
1 Eurotard

2 Capezio

3 Motionwear

4 Mirella

5 Body Wrappers

6 Bloch