What to Wear

Proper dancewear is required for all classes:

  • Hair pulled back (bun for ballet)
  • No jewelry
  • Street Shoes and clothes are NOT allowed in any class
  • No basketball shorts (long), baggy sweats or tee shirts allowed ONLY in Hip Hop and Musical Theatre classes.
  • Wearing only socks is not allowed in any class

Tiny Dancers and Preschool 1 & 2

  • Pink leather ballet slippers with elastic instep no ties Capezio brand “Lily” preferred  , black tap shoe with velcro closure. Any color leotard and tights.

Combos 1 & 2

  • Pink leather ballet slippers with elastic instep no ties Capezio brand “Lily” preferred
  •  black tap shoe with velcro closure,  No Jazz shoes needed! Any color leotard and tights.

Musical Theatre 

  • Must wear any style black or caramel dance shoes (jazz, ballet or dance sneakers) or pair of sneakers used only for this class, on the studio floors. Wearing only socks, is not allowed!

Level 1 & 2 

Ballet

  • Pink all leather full sole slipper Ballet shoes, preferably Capezio brand “Lily” no drawstring style, pink tights, and any color leotard. Dancers may also wear a dance skirt.  Hair must be pulled back in a neat bun.

Jazz

  • Split sole, slip on jazz bootie Capezio style EJ2 in Caramel. Tights must be worn. Any color leotard permitted. Dancers may also wear short shorts over tights. Hair pulled back. If Capezio “Pedini” shoe is requested you will need it in leather and the color is “Caramel”

Hip-Hop

  • Pastry Shoes: Cassata (Black) Adult sizes #71051A  Child sizes 71051K. All HH students will need these shoes for performance. If you cannot find these shoes in your style, All black, Converse High Tops (no white bottoms) Tank tops /teeshirts and dance pants requested (No Bra Tops) Hair pulled back, bun not required.

Lyrical

  • Slip on jazz bootie EJ2 Capezio split sole caramel. Any color tights and leotard. Skirts or short shorts are permitted over tights. Hair neatly pulled back.

Tap

  • MaryJane Flat tap shoe with a buckle strap. Capezio 3800A in Caramel or Bloch #S0302 in Tan (g for girls sizes/ L for ladies).

Level 3 

Ballet

  • Pink all leather full sole slipper Capezio leather “Cobra” split sole preferred but full sole ok, Ballet pink tights, and any color leotard. Dancers may also wear a dance skirt. “Bloch” brand shoes preferred. Hair must be pulled back in a neat bun.

Jazz

  • Split sole, slip on jazz bootie Capezio style EJ2 in Caramel. Tights must be worn. Any color leotard permitted. Dancers may also wear short shorts over tights. Hair pulled back. If Capezio “Pedini” shoe is requested you will need it in leather and the color is “Caramel”

Hip-Hop

  • Pastry Shoes: Cassata (Black) Adult sizes #71051A  Child sizes 71051K. All HH students will need these shoes for performance. If your Jazz Sneakers or Glam Pie Glitter still fit they are ok to wear in class until you get the new shoes. Tank top /teeshirts and dance pants requested (No Bra Tops) Hair pulled back, bun not required.

Lyrical

  • Slip on jazz bootie EJ2 Capezio split sole caramel. Any color tights and leotard. Skirts or short shorts are permitted over tights. Hair neatly pulled back.

Tap

  • Capezio “Fluid ” Oxford lace up style Tap shoe in black Style # CG17 or CG17C for child sizes

Level 4 & 5 + Junior, Senior , Debut Companies

Ballet

  • Split sole Leather slippers.

*Senior A & B Company

  • Split sole Leather slippers. Capezio Cobra #2033 color pink

*Junior A Company

  • Split sole Leather slippers. Capezio Cobra #2033 color pink

*Junior B Company

  • Full sole leather slippers. Capezio Cobra #2033 color pink

Jazz

  • Same as levels above.
  • If Capezio “Pedini” shoe is requested you will need it in leather and the color is “Caramel”

Hip Hop

  • Pastry Shoes: Cassata (White) Adult sizes #71051A  Child sizes 71051K.

Tap

  • Black “oxford style” with laces. Bloch Brand “Respect” preferred

*Senior Company

  • Full sole required (for heavier tap sounds). Bloch Brand “Respect” preferred

*Junior Company

  • Full sole. Bloch Brand “Respect” preferred

Lyrical

  • “Foot Undeez”

*Junior & Senior Companies

  • “Foot Undeez” required. If Capezios Pirouette shoe is requested you will need it in leather NOT CANVASS.