Dress Code

Ballet

See Leotard & Dance Shirt Colors box for details by ballet level.

Leotard is worn with either skin-tone tights and matching skin-tone ballet shoes OR light pink tights and matching light pink ballet shoes. No attached skirts or visible undergarments. Camisole leotards are not permitted in levels below 2B or Cecchetti 2. Halter leotards are not permitted below Academy levels.

Dress code color dance shirt (OR white dance shirt for Tippy Toes-Ballet 1B) is worn with black shorts or tights and white socks with black ballet shoes.

Modern

Black leotard or dance shirt and black footless tights or leggings. Bare feet.

    Jazz

    Solid color leotard or dance shirt, black leggings or black footless tights with skin-tone jazz shoes.

      Tap

      Solid color leotard, dance shirt, or t-shirt with black leggings, tights, or dance pants with socks and black tap shoes.

        Hip-Hop

        Solid color top or leotard, dark stretchy athletic/dance pants or leggings, clean light-sole sneakers. No street shoes permitted.

          Everybody Dance

          Please have legs covered by wearing tights, leggings, sweatpants, or something similar, with a leotard, t-shirt, or tunic.

          Hair

          Ballet – must be in a bun for Ballet Basics and above or styled neatly off of the face if not long enough. All other styles – must be styled neatly off of the face and neck. NO JEWELRY.

            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 2021

            Click on class names below to see examples of dancers in the dress code colors.

            Brands:

            A  Ballet Rosa (available at Allegro Dance Boutique)

            B  Eurotard

            C  Bloch

            D Motionwear

            Tippy Toes 1: Light Rose (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: Cyclamen (Berry 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: Medium Orchid (Raspberry)  A D

            Academy 1: Teal  A

            Academy 2: Viola (Dark Purple)  A

            Academy 3: Any solid color

            Teen Ballet: Black A C

            Cecchetti: Black (simple style)
            C

            Boys/Mens: White A C