Policies And Dress Code 1

Dress Code

at DDC

Class Attire:

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Please Note: If a specific brand or style is not noted, please select the style of your choice.  IT IS ALSO RECOMMENDED THAT YOU FIT YOUR DANCE SHOES AT THE STUDIO TO CUT DOWN ON SIZING MISTAKES.  Shipping is minimal and returns/exchanges are FREE!


Combo Classes Ages 4-9 Ballet/Tap or Ballet/ Jazz

Pink Tights, plain black OR pink leotard (no prints please). No tutus.  Chiffon pull on dance skirts in pink or black, optional; pink ballet shoes. Hair secured off the face in ponytail/bun; TAN jazz or BLACK tap shoes, black jazz shorts for jazz. No jewelry.


Ballet: Pink tights, plain black leotard (no prints please). No tutus. Chiffon dance skirts are ok, Pink ballet shoes, pink split-sole ballet shoes for ages 10+. Hair must be secured off the face in a bun for ages 10+. All others need a ponytail. No jewelry.


Tap: Black tap shoes, Black leotards, pink or tan tights, or jazz pants or leggings. (no street clothes please) For beginner levels, tap shoes should have elastic or Velcro closures and the taps already on the shoes. Please remove ties if you have them and insert elastic bands.  For dancers 10+, black jazz tap shoes are preferred. Dancers in advanced tap should have black heeled tap shoes.  Hair must be secured out of the face either in a ponytail or bun. No jewelry.


Jazz: Black matt Jazz pants or shorts (no bare skin please)  Leotard: any solid color. Shoes: Tan Jazz Oxford with rubber soles for all levels. Dancers in Levels V and higher, split-sole pull-on jazz Shoes.  No bare mid-drift tops; shorts over tights only.


Modern/Contemporary: any solid-colored leotard, black or pink footless tights, convertible tights, OR black cotton leggings. No shorts or bare mid-drift tops please. Hair must be secured tightly in a ponytail or bun. Dancers may go barefoot, but beige or skin-colored neoprene ½ soles or Foot Undeez are preferred.


Hip Hop:  Hip Hop Jazz sneakers or tennis shoes.  (Please do not wear your regular street sneakers on the dance floors as they leave all kinds of dirt on the floors.) Leotard or Tshirt with jazz pants, loose fitting jeans, etc. No shorts please; no bare mid-drift tops.  Street attire is ok—be prepared to do inversions (hand stands, etc.)



Ballet: White t-shirt/black biker shorts or black BOY’S/MEN’S dance tights, dance belt ages 10+, black ballet shoes.

Tap: same except black socks, black jazz pants, and black tap shoes.

Jazz: same except black socks/Jazz pants and black jazz shoes.


Please have your dancer use a dance bag for his/her shoes and other dance “stuff.”  Please put names in each of your child’s shoes and on dance pants and skirts.  No bare midriffs or shorts!  IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOUR DANCER WEAR “COVER UPS” ON THE WAY INTO THE BUILDING AND LEAVING THE BUILDING TO PROTECT DANCE CLOTHING AND FOR SAFETY/MODESTY REASONS.