What to Wear

A uniform dress code helps keep distractions to a minimum, instills discipline, and keeps everyone looking and feeling professional. Tutu’s and Tap Shoes dancers come to class in a leotard (any color), tights, ballet shoes, tap shoes and hair pulled back in a bun. (skit/tutu is optional)  CLICK HERE TO GO TO SDC ONLINE DANCE STORE 


Dress Code 

Jazz: Black or Tan leather Jazz shoes.

Tap: Black or Tan Tap Shoes.
Hip Hop: Jazz shoes, Jazz sneakers, running shoes.

*If student is enrolled into combo classes, please ensure they have both style dance shoes at the beginning of class.


It’s important for students to abide by a dress code policy for the following reasons:

• A neat and tidy appearance sets an attitude of attentiveness and respect for students, teacher, and the art of dance.
• Teachers must be able to see the dancer’s body outline clearly in order to make proper corrections on posture, alignment, etc.

Do's and Don't 

NO Gum chewing in class

Loose Hair. Dancers Hair must be properly secured and tied up
Jewelry must not be loose or dangling.
No jeans or dresses.
No loose fitting pants, or t-shirts (Hip Hop class is the only exception).
No costumes are allowed in class (unless a dress up day is announced by the individual teacher).