Please wear leotards, tights, and proper dance shoes.
- Ballet students wear pink leather ballet slippers. Strings should be tied and tucked into the shoe. Ballet shoes are to fit snug.
- Tap students wear black tap shoes.
- Jazz students wear black split sole jazz shoes.
- Drill team and Hip Hop classes should wear plain white canvas tennis shoes.
Hair should be pulled back out of the face and off the neck. Bun covers/snoods, are a pretty and decorative way to secure your child’s hair during class, and are available for purchase.
- Class dress for boys… shorts or sweat pants, t-shirt, socks.
- Boys in ballet wear black leather ballet slippers
- Boys in Jazz wear black split sole jazz shoes.
You can purchase shoes at Payless and Opening Night in Gahanna. Boys tap shoes are available at Opening Night in Gahanna. Boys Jazz and Ballet shoes are available at Payless. Please do not wear these shoes outside as dirt, gum, mud, snow, rain, etc… will get dragged into the classroom. Bring shoes in a bag and put them on in class. There are some shoes available to borrow, however, we may not have your size.
For those students who are outgrowing their shoes, if we have the next size you need, please feel free to swap shoes. However, please make sure the shoes fit properly.
Child size leotards can be purchased at Walmart, K-Mart, Meijer, Target, and Opening Night. Occasionally you may find shoes or leotards at Once Upon a Child. Boys tap shoes are only available at Opening Night in Gahanna.
Adult sizes are only available at Opening Night or dance wear shops. Those students that need adult sizes can also order them here.
Adult Leotard ($15.00)
The following color leotards are suggested for wearing in class. These are the colors most often worn when Professional Costumes are not ordered for the recital. You do not have to order them, you can purchase them elsewhere. We suggest a plain tank leotard with no skirt attached.
Pre Ballet / Pre Tap Leotards for Class (Pink – $10)
Pre Ballet II Leotards for Class (Lt. Blue – $10)
Beg Ballet / Beg Tap / Jazz Leotards for Class (Black – $10 – Child Sizes)
Beg Ballet / Beg Tap / Jazz Leotards for Class (Black – $15 – Adult Sizes)
Old Leotards and Shoes
Please donate your old leotards and dance shoes. Please return any leotards and shoes that you borrow throughout the year so that other children may use them.