What to Wear to Dance Class

In addition to the dance wear/shoe requirements below, your dancer needs a small dance bag to bring in to class weekly and may wear dance warm ups and skirts to class.

Dance, Movement and Tap for Preschoolers: Leotard any style and color, tights any color, pink leather ballet shoes NO DRAWSTRINGS/ TIES and black leather oxford slip on tap shoes NO TIES.  

Dance, Movement and Tap for Kindergartners: Leotard any style and color, tights any color, pink leather ballet shoes NO DRAWSTRINGS/ TIES and black leather oxford slip on tap shoes NO TIES.

Dance, Movement and Tap for K-2 Petite Session at Greenwood: Leotard any style and color, tights any color, pink leather ballet shoes NO DRAWSTRINGS/ TIES and black leather oxford slip on tap shoes NO TIES.  

Pre-Ensemble Ballet/Jazz/Tap for Grades 1-3: Leotard any style and color, tights any color, pink leather ballet shoes NO DRAWSTRINGS/TIES, black slip on jazz shoes and black leather oxford slip on tap shoes NO TIES  

Ensemble Ballet/Jazz/Tap for Grades 2-5: Leotard any style and color, tights any color, pink leather ballet shoes NO DRAWSTRINGS/TIES black slip on jazz oxfords and black leather oxford slip on tap shoes NO TIES  

Musical Theater/Lyrical Grades 4 and Up: Leotard any style and color, convertible tights any color, pink leather ballet shoes NO DRAWSTRINGS/TIES 

Pointe / Pre-Pointe Advancing Ballet Technique: Leotard and style and color, convertible tights any color, ballet skirts and pink leather ballet shoes NO DRAWSTRINGS/TIES All returning point dancers wear Pointe Shoes. New dancers start in ballet shoes.

Performance Ensemble Jazz/Contemporary Ballet/ Tap: Leotard any style and color, tights any color, black leather slip on jazz oxfords, pink leather ballet shoes NO DRAWSTRINGS/TIES and black leather oxford slip on or buckle style tap shoes. NO TIES 

Performance Ensemble Jazz/Contemporary Ballet/ without Tap: Leotard any style and color, tights any color, black leather slip on jazz oxfords, pink leather ballet shoes NO DRAWSTRINGS/TIES and black leather oxford slip on Jazz shoes NO TIES

Father Daughter: Any type of dance or fitness apparel with pink leather ballet shoes for daughters and sneakers for fathers.  

Solo, Duet, Trio & Quartet: As determined by instructor & student in class.

HOW TO PURCHASE DANCE SHOES & DANCE WEAR:

1. Check the What to Wear List for your class name.

2. Come in during summer dance, Open House Dates or your first weeks of lessons to get sized for shoes & order with Ms. April. Free Shipping. Orders ship to the studio in two weeks.

3. Shoes are sold in studio and online at our store front. Dance wear, dance bags, dance skirts, tights and more are sold at our store front only. Store Front: https://www.shopnimbly.com/Longmeadowdanceschool 

*Our Dance Shoes usually run 2 sizes larger than your sneaker, but it is best to be sized. Dance wear runs true to size! Good value and many styles for Preschool-Adult.

*Purchase Pointe Shoes at Fancy Feet Plus 67 East Street Ludlow, MA www.fancyfeetplus.com