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Dress Code

Ballet Classes
Combination Classes

Primary Ballet:  Female dancers wear a pink RAD approved bodysuit, mondor or Capezio ballet pink tights, & soft pink leather ballet shoes.  Skirts, if worn, must be RAD recommended length.  Boys wear black shorts or dance pants, with a white shirt tucked in, and black ballet shoes.

 

Grades 1-5:  Female dancers wear a navy blue RAD approved bodysuit, mondor or Capezio ballet pink tights, & full sole ballet shoes.  These grades will also require a character skirt and character shoes, but they will not be used in class until November.  Boys wear black shorts or dance pants, with a white shirt tucked in, and black ballet shoes.

 

Grades 6-8:  Female dancers will wear a black RAD approved bodysuit,  mondor or Capezio ballet pink tights, 3/4 length chiffon skirt, white silk scarf, and pink ballet shoes.  These grades will also require a character skirt and character shoes, though not until November.  Students in Grade 7 & 8 may wear coloured leotard.

 

Vocational levels: Female dancers wear a black leotard, mondor or Capezio ballet pink tights, pink ballet shoes.  Students in Adv. Foundation & above may wear coloured leotard.  For examinations, ribbons must be sewn on shoes.

Pointe shoes are required for all vocational levels at all classes.  Dancers in Advanced 1 & above may wear a skirt for barre.

 

Hair must be pulled back into a clean ballet bun (with hairnet & hair pins) for all ballet classes.

Female students:

All of our infant and Pre Primary combination classes that include ballet wear an RAD approved pink leotard and either mondor or Capezio ballet pink tights.  Classes that are a jazz and tap combination wear a black leotard and Capezio or mondor 'suntan' tights.

For ballet/jazz combination classes, only ballet slippers are required (they won't need to change shoes).   Combination classes that include tap will need black patent tap shoes.   Please note, tap shoes must have non-marking soles.

 

Hair must be pulled back in a bun for all classes, and no jewelry is to be worn.

Male dancers:

All of our male dancers will wear black shorts or black track pants, and a fitted white or black shirt.  Shoes (tap, ballet, or jazz) should be black.

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Tap Classes
Jazz & Contemporary Classes

Female dancers in jazz and contemporary are required to wear a black bodysuit and suntan (Mondor or Capezio) tights. 

 

Beige jazz booties are required for the jazz classes and contemporary classes.  Advanced Contemporary should wear ballet shoes to match their skin tone.

Hair must be pulled back in a bun for all classes, and no jewelry is to be worn.

Male dancers should wear black shorts or dance/track pants and a black or white fitted shirt.  Black jazz booties.

 

 

 

Highland Classes

Students registered in highland classes wear black bodysuit and black tights as well as black leather highland shoes.  Junior and beginner students may wear black ballet shoes.

 

Hair must be pulled back in a bun for all classes, and no jewelry is to be worn.

Students registered in tap classes wear black bodysuit and suntan (Mondor or Capezio) tights as well as patent or leather tap shoes (no marking soles!).

 

Hair must be pulled back in a bun for all classes, and no jewelry is to be worn.

 

Advanced students may wear their own dance attire.

 

 

 

Irish Classes

Irish students are required to wear a black bodysuit, black dance shorts, &  whilte ghillie socks.

Senior students will need both soft Irish ghillies and Irish hard shoes. Poodle socks are recommended, but not mandatory for non-competitive dancers.

 

Junior to novice students may wear black leather ballet shoes.

 

Hair must be pulled back in a bun for all classes, and no jewelry is to be worn.

 

 

Theatre Classes

Female theatre students may wear any colour of leotard and suntan coloured tights.

 

Beige jazz booties are to be worn as footwear, and hair must be pulled back into a bun.

 

 

Hip Hop Classes

Students registered in hip hop wear black dance pants and a black Cumbrae Hip Hop shirt, or black fitted tank.  Black hip hop sneakers are to be worn, and no outdoor shoes may be worn in any studios.

 

Advanced students may wear their own attire.

 

Hair must be pulled back in a bun or ponytail for all classes, and no jewelry is to be worn.

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