Boys are welcome and encouraged to dance!
Check out this great article, What Ballet Does for Football, to see some of the great reasons boys will benefit from dance.
Here are some of the reasons:
- Speed and Agility
- Mental Focus
Professional Athletes in Dance:
- Evander Holyfield
- 1984 Cleveland Browns (the whole team!!)
- Donovin Darius
- Lynn Swann
- Herschel Walker
- Willie Gault (Superbowl XX Champion Bears)
Famous Male Actors in Dance:
Famous Male Dancers:
- Alvin Ailey
- Fred Astaire
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
- Sammy Davis Jr.
- Bob Fosse
- Gene Kelly
- Savion Glover
- Gregory Hines
Some Great Links to See More Men in Dance:
- Dancing with the Stars
- Pajiba’s 10 Actors You Probably Didn’t Know Could Dance
- LA Times on Top 5 Tough Guys in Dance
Boys should wear shorts or sweat pants, t-shirt, and socks.
Boys in ballet wear black leather ballet slippers.
Boys in Jazz wear black split sole jazz shoes.
Boys Tap shoes are available at Opening Night in Gahanna.
Boys Jazz and Ballet shoes are available at Payless.