Dress Code

Female Dancer Dress Code

Ballet
  • Leotard (see chart at right for leotard colors)
  • Skin-tone tights and matching skin-tone ballet shoes or light pink tights and light pink ballet shoes.
    – Camisole leotards are not permitted in levels below 2B or Cecchetti II
    – Halter leotards are not permitted below Academy level
  • No visible undergarments

 

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 canvas 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
Everybody Dance
    • Please have legs covered by wearing tights, leggings, sweatpants, or something similar, with a leotard, t-shirt, or tunic.
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
    • Crew neck dance t-shirt (see chart at right for colors) or 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 canvas jazz shoes
    • Black Tap shoes
    • Clean light-sole sneakers for Hip Hop, designated for indoor use
    • Bare feet for Modern
Everybody Dance
    • Please have legs covered by wearing tights, leggings, sweatpants, or something similar, with a leotard, t-shirt, or tunic.

Dance Center Evanston recommends Allegro Dance Boutique for purchasing dress code items. Allegro is open for online purchases and contactless pick up.

ALLEGRO DANCE BOUTIQUE
2114 Central St
Evanston
847.733.8460

allegrodanceboutique.com 

Leotard & Dance Shirt Colors

Updated July 2020

Brands:

A  Ballet Rosa (available at Allegro Dance Boutique)

B  Eurotard

C  Bloch

D Motionwear

Tippy Toes 1: Light Pink A B

Tippy Toes 2: Buttercup (Light Yellow) A C

Pre-Ballet 1: Ciel (Light Blue) AB

Pre-Ballet 2: Iris (Light Purple) AB

Ballet Basics: Turquoise A B

Ballet 1A: Mulberry (Pink) A 

Ballet 1B: Purple A B

Ballet 2A: Marine (Navy Blue) AB

Ballet 2B: Ruby (Burgundy)  A D 

Ballet 3: Rojo (Red)  A

Ballet 4: Snorkel (Royal Blue) A

Ballet 5: Raspberry  A D

New! Academy 1 Ballet: Teal  A

New! Academy 2: Viola (Dark Purple)  A

Academy 3: Any solid color

Teen Ballet: Black A C

Cecchetti: Black (simple style)
C