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General

· Please wear a cover-up that covers both top and bottom and shoes when entering and exiting the studio premises.

· Please wear clean dancewear and deodorant.

· No jewelry (or watches), except small earrings, is allowed in class.

· Please label all dancewear with your name or initials.

· Upper School: Ballet skirts and tight shorts may be worn during class. Warmups may be worn for plies but must be removed afterwards. Instructors reserve the right to tell a student if their skirt, shorts, or warmups are not appropriate to wear during class.

· Lower School: Dance sweaters and skirts are allowed but no heavy coats.

Hair

· Neat classical bun secured with plenty of bobby pins.

· Hairnets are recommended but not required.

· Bangs must be pinned or sprayed back.

· Hair that is too short for a bun must be clipped back or put into a ponytail.

Leotards

· Students must wear the appropriate color leotard assigned for their class level.

· Please choose a modest style leotard.  If the school directors feel that the student’s modesty is being compromised, they will contact the student’s parent.

Tights

· No shimmery colored tights.

· No footless tights.

· No non-dancewear tights.

· Replace tights that are damaged or are too small as soon as possible.

Shoes

· Ballet shoes may not be worn outside the building.

· Pointe shoes that are “dead” may not be worn and need to be replaced as soon as possible.

Where can I find my dance attire?

· Discount Dance: www.discountdance.com

· The Competitive Edge: 5501 NE 109th Ct , Vancouver, WA 98662

· The Leotard: 2432 NE Martin Luther King Blvd. Portland, OR 97212

DRESS CODE & HAIR GUIDELINES