Proper clothing and shoes are required in order to get the most out of each class. These are not guidelines. They are requirements and should be taken seriously. Dancers who continually come to class unprepared will not be allowed to participate in class and no refunds will be given.
Ballet - Pink Leather ballet shoes with straps properly sewn and elastics tucked away. Ballet pink tights, footed or convertible with a ballet leotard in the required color.
Tap/Ballet Combo - Black patent leather tap shoes. Pink Leather ballet shoes with straps properly sewn and elastics tucked away. Ballet pink tights, footed or convertible with a ballet leotard in the required color. A matching ballet skirt may be worn with your leotard. Attached skirts are preferred for dancers under 6.
Acro/Contemporary - Solid colored leotard with convertible tights in caramel or suntan. Caramel jazz shoes are needed for contemporary. Jazz shorts or a biketard may be worn for this class if desired.
Jazz/Hip Hop - Solid Colored leotard with tights, jazz shorts or leggings permitted. Black or Caramel jazz shoes for jazz class and lace up tennis shoes or combat boots for hip hop.
Ballet/Contemporary - classes require tights in ballet pink. Ballet shoes should be pink leather in any brand. Dancers are required to wear a solid colored leotard in the requested color. Colors are different for every level/age group. Dancers are permitted to wear a leotard with an attached skirt or a separate ballet skirt in a matching color.
Student Age Class Names Class Color(s)
2 Yrs 2/3 Pre-Ballet Light Blue
3 Yrs 3/4 Yr Combo Light Pink
4 Yrs 4/5 Yr Combo Lavender
5 Yrs 5/6 Yr Combo Hot Pink (Cerise)
6-8 Yrs 6/7 Yr Combo or 7/8 Yr Combo Purple/Plum
8-11 Yrs 8-11 Yr Ballet/Contemporary Royal Blue
12+ Teen Ballet/Contemporary Black or Grey
Jazz/Contemporary/Tap – Solid color leotard or jazz top with stretch jazz shorts or leggings, tan or black tights, and tan or black slip-on jazz shoes (they will most likely wear tan jazz shoes for recital). For tap wear black leather tap shoes, Mary Jane buckle taps or jazz taps are preferred.
Ballet – Solid black leotard, pink tights and pink cloth ballet shoes.
Hip Hop – Comfortable, breathable clothing, such as sweats, long shorts, leggings, and tee shirts. No jeans, tights, leotards, jazz shorts, or bare feet. Tennis shoes and combat boots are acceptable footwear. Accessories such as hats, sweat bands, and bandanas are allowed. (It is advised to wear attire that covers your legs as students tend to learn break dance moves in class.)
Acro - Solid colored leotard with jazz shorts or biketard, caramel convertible tights, clean bare feet.
All Styles - Please ask your teacher for specifics for your team rehearsals. We highly recommend that you own a pair of black jazz shoes for classes/rehearsals and a caramel pair for performances. See above notes for all classes.
Team JADE Spirit wear is always acceptable in rehearsal and company classes. All items should be in good condition.