West End Academy of Dance Dress Attire for Classes

Pre-Ballet

Any color leotard, pink ballet tights, pink ballet slippers (leather).
Hair preferably in bun or ponytail (off of face and neck).
Please DO NOT wear pull-on or wrap skirts. (Skirts are allowed if they are attached to leotard)

Ballet I – Intermediate Ballet II

Solid Black Leotard, Pink Ballet Tights w/feet, Pink Ballet Slippers (leather recommended but not required.) Ballet Sweaters are allowed in the winter.
Hair in ballet bun.
Please DO NOT wear tutus, Leg-warmers, skirts, tan tights, black tights, footless tights, costumes, dance-shorts, colored leotards, t-shirts, dance pants, bootie shorts.

Intermediate/Advanced & Advanced Ballet

Solid Black Leotard, Pink Ballet Tights (convertible), Pink Ballet Slippers Ballet sweaters are allowed in the winter.
Short ballet skirts for Pointe
Hair in ballet bun.
Please DO NOT wear tutus, Leg-warmers, skirts, tan tights, black tights, footless tights, costumes, dance-shorts, colored leotards, t-shirts, dance pants, bootie shorts.

Contemporary

Any color leotard and tights. Hair neat and pulled off the face.
Hair in ballet bun.
Please DO NOT wear booty shorts, baggy clothing, or shirts that show the belly.

Jazz

Any color/style leotard, tights, leggings or jazz pants.
Hair up and out of the face.
Jazz Shoes.
Advanced Jazz will be requested to purchase Character Shoes as well.
Please DO NOT wear shirts that show the belly, sweatpants, sweatshirts, bootie shorts w/out tights, oversized t-shirts, trendy tops, socks, foot thongs, jewelry (small earrings ok).

Modern

Leotard and tights, leggings or jazz pants.
Hair up and out of the face.
Bare feet.
Please DO NOT wear shirts that show the belly, sweatpants, sweatshirts, bootie shorts w/out tights, oversized t-shirts, trendy tops, socks, foot thongs, jewelry (small earrings ok).

Hip Hop – ALL

Loose comfortable clothing such as gym clothes, yoga clothes, sweatpants, t-shirts.  Clean tennis shoes with socks.
Hair up and out of the face.
Please DO NOT wear shirts that show the belly, dirty tennis shoes, bare feet, oversized jewelry.

Ensemble and Jr. Ensemble

Any color leotard, tights, skirts, ballet slippers, and clean style warm-ups are ok.
Hair up and out of the face.
Please DO NOT wear any baggy clothing.