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The staff at DFX strongly believes that the students dance attire greatly reflects attitude and work ethic.  Proper attire and footwear is a must.  Please check with the studio before buying attire for the start of our 2020/21.  Due to the closed dressing room policy in place due to Covid 19, some dance wear may be able to be purchased at a later time.


NON-COMPETITIVE/RECREATIONAL BALLET

Tights:                     Any ballet pink dance tights are acceptable for class.  “Bloch” brand will be the                                                                      

                              tights DFX will use for the year end recital.


Bodysuit:                3&4 year pre-school ballet - Any color or style bodysuit.  A small skirt attached is                                                                        

                              acceptable for this age and level.

                              5 years and up - Black bodysuit (any style)

                              

Shoes:                   3 - 7 year old classes - Pink “Bunny Hop” Ballet Slipper S0225

                              8 and up - Pink “Bloch” Dansoft S0205


Hair:                      Hair must be worn in a bun or braids to keep the hair of the face and neck.  

                              If your hair is too short a headband can be worn to keep it off the face.     

                           


COMPETITIVE AND PROFESSIONAL DIVISION BALLET

Tights:                     Any ballet pink dance tights are acceptable for class.  “Bloch” brand will be the                                                                      

                              tights DFX will use for festivals.

                                

Bodysuit:                Competitive & Professional Program  Int 2 - Jr 5 -Black lycra or cotton lycra

                                                                                                                bodysuit                                                    

                             Professional Program Int & Sr - Black spaghetti strap, low back bodysuit.                                   

                             Capezio Style #CC101or So Danca SL03, 04

                              

Shoes:                     Competitive & Professional Program Jr 1- 5 - Pink “Bloch” Dansoft S0205

                             Professional Program Int 2 and up - Pink Angelo Luzio Stretch Canvas


Hair:                        Hair must be worn in a tidy classical bun, bangs pinned back.  

                             Please use hairspray and gel for all loose ends.  If your hair is too short a       

                             headband must be worn to keep it off the face.



NON-COMPETITIVE/RECREATIONAL TAP

Tights/Bodysuit: Any color or style bodysuit is fine as long as it is activewear.  (Lulu Lemon, Walmart                   

                              Athletics, or any dance wear sold in dance stores.)  A small skirt attached is

                              acceptable.  Leggings, dance shorts & tops are also a favorite.  Tights are

                              acceptable for class. “Bloch” brand tights in Light Tan will be the tights DFX will use         

                              for the year end recital.       

                                                                                  

Shoes:                  3 - 7 year old classes - Caramel Beginner Shoe Capezio

                             8 and up - Tan “Bloch” Showtappers S0302


Hair:                      Must be worn up and off the face.


COMPETITIVE AND PROFESSIONAL DIVISION TAP

Tights/Bodysuit: Any color or style bodysuit is fine as long as it is activewear.  (Lulu Lemon, Walmart                   

                              Athletics, or any dance wear sold in dance stores.)  A small skirt attached is

                              acceptable.  Leggings, dance shorts & tops are also a favorite.  Tights are

                              acceptable for class. “Bloch” brand tights in Light Tan will be the tights DFX will use         

                              for the year end recital if they are needed for their routine.    


Shoes:                  Professional Program Jr 4 & 5 - Tan “Bloch” Tap-On S0302     

                             Competitive & Professional Program Jr,Jr2,Jr 3 - Tan“Bloch”Showtapper S0323    

                                                                                                                                           

                                Professional Program Int 2 and up - Tan “Bloch” JazzTap Oxford S0301


Hair:                      Must be worn up and off the face.


NON-COMPETITIVE/RECREATIONAL JAZZ & LYRICAL

Tights/Bodysuit: Any color or style bodysuit is fine as long as it is activewear.  (Lulu Lemon, Walmart                   

                             Athletics, or any dance wear sold in dance stores.)  A small skirt attached is

                              acceptable.  Leggings, dance shorts & tops are also a favorite.  Tights are

                              acceptable for class. “Bloch” brand tights in Light Tan will be the tights DFX will use         

                              for the year end recital if they are needed for their routine.    


Shoes:                  3 - 7 year old classes - Pink “Bunny Hop” Ballet Slipper S0225

                             8 and up - Tan “Bloch” DanceNow Jazz Slip-On  DN981


Hair:                      Must be worn up and off the face.


COMPETITIVE AND PROFESSIONAL DIVISION JAZZ, MUSICAL THEATRE & LYRICAL

Tights/Bodysuit: Any color or style bodysuit is fine as long as it is activewear.  (Lulu Lemon, Walmart                   

                             Athletics, or any dance wear sold in dance stores.)  A small skirt attached is

                              acceptable.  Leggings, dance shorts & tops are also a favorite.  Tights are

                              acceptable for class. “Bloch” brand tights in Light Tan will be the tights DFX will use         

                              for the year end recital if they are needed for their routine.    


Shoes:                 Competitive & Professional all Jazz & Musical Theatre levels - Tan “Bloch”

                             Elastabootie  S0499

                             Professional Program Jr and up Lyrical shoes - Capezio Piroutte Nude H061

                                                                                                  Can try the leather Piroutte H062 Nude                                                                                                              


Hair:                      Must be worn up and off the face.


NON-COMPETITIVE/RECREATIONAL & COMPETITIVE/PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM HIP HOP

Clothing:            Any color or style of activewear is acceptable. Leggings, shorts, tee shirts, tank tops,

                             sweats are also favorites.  

  

Shoes:                    CLEAN - RUNNING SHOES - NOT TO BE WORN OUTSIDE AT ANY TIME


BOYS

Shirts:                    Ballet - White fitted T-shirt - PROFESSIONAL BOYS - White sleeveless tank top

                            All other forms of dance - Any plain fitted T-Shirt is acceptable


Pants:                  Ballet - Black tights or black cycling shorts

                            All other forms of dance - Fitted sweat pants or cycling shorts (athletic shorts can

                            be worn over.)


Shoes:                 Hip Hop - CLEAN - RUNNING SHOES - NOT TO BE WORN OUTSIDE AT ANY

                         TIME.

                         Ballet - Non-Competitive and Professional Division Jr 4 & 5 - Black Leather

                                    Professional Division Jr 3 and up - Black Angelo Luzio Stretch Canvas

                           Jazz -   Non-Competitive - 3 - 7 year old classes -   Black Leather Ballet Shoe

                                                                       8 and up - Black “Bloch” DanceNow Jazz Slip-On

                                       Professional Division - Black “Bloch” Elastabootie



Also, keep in mind the following:


     * do not wear under wear under tights and bodysuits, (a clean line with no wrinkles or bulging is needed for your            

         teacher to see proper alignment.)

     *     do not wear necklaces, rings, watches or dangly earrings to class. (On swinging arms, these can be dangerous.)

     *     bodysuits and tights will start to grey if you dry them in a dryer.

     *     please remove nail-polish before coming to class.

     *     no chewing gum.