Elevate Dance Centre - DRESS CODE 2023/2024
Proper attire and hair etiquette are required for all classes. Parents, please assist your dancer(s) in dressing appropriately and arriving at the studio ready for class(es).
Dance Supply Stores:
Ellswear Dance & Activewear, 3180 Harriet Road, 250.721.5356
Toes 'n' Taps Dance Shoppe, 1733 Cook Street, 250.480.0017
HAIR: All ballet students must have hair in a secure bun with hair net and bangs back. All other classes must have hair in a ponytail, bun or braid off the face.
Jewelry, outdoor shoes, and/or jeans are not permitted. Students will not be allowed to wear big t-shirts, sweatshirts or sweatpants in class (with the exception of Hip Hop). Students may not be permitted to dance if they are not properly dressed.
Pre School to Primary: Pink short-sleeved bodysuit, ballet pink tights, pink ballet skirt, pink (leather full-sole) ballet slippers.
EDC Grade 1-3/4 (RAD* Grade One/Two): Navy tank style bodysuit, ballet pink tights, navy ballet skirt (optional), pink (leather full-sole) ballet slippers.
EDC Grade 5+ (RAD* Grade Three+): Navy tank style bodysuit, ballet pink tights, navy ballet skirt (optional), pink (canvas split-sole) ballet slippers.
*Please note that any dancer participating in RAD Ballet Exams will need a matching waistband (to their navy bodysuit - please ensure your bodysuit comes with an accompanying waistband (such as Mondor).
JAZZ, LYRICAL, MUSICAL THEATRE: All grades: Navy tank style bodysuit, skin tone tights, beige slip-on jazz shoes (no laces), Jazz shorts (optional)
TAP: All grades: Navy tank style bodysuit, skin-tone tights, Jazz shorts (optional). Black patent or leather Tap shoes for Pre School - Primary. Black leather (lace up or Mary Jane) Tap shoes for all other classes.
BALLET/TAP/JAZZ COMBO: Pink short-sleeved style bodysuit, ballet pink tights, pink ballet skirt, pink (leather full sole) ballet slippers and black patent or leather tap shoes (with elastic fasten)
ACRO, CONTEMPORARY, MODERN: Navy tank style bodysuit, skin-tone footless tights, bare feet, jazz shorts (optional), skin tone foot undeez (optional for Contemporary)
OPTION TWO (All above classes): Black Pants, tights or Shorts, white fitted t-shirt. Shoes: Ballet - black, leather full sole ballet shoe, Jazz/Musical Theatre - beige slip-on jazz shoe, Acro - bare feet, Contemporary - optional skin tone foot undeez, Tap - Black patent or leather Tap shoes for Pre School - Primary, black leather Tap shoes for all other classes.
HIP HOP: Loose fitting clothing and clean indoor white runners.
BOYS ONLY JAZZ/HIP HOP COMBO: Fitted t-shirt and shorts or athletic pants. Shoes: clean indoor white runners.
9 WEEK CLASSES/SUMMER CAMPS & CLASSES: Option One - Bodysuit or fitted athletic top and dance shorts, tights, leggings or athletic pants, bare feet. Option Two - fitted t-shirt and shorts or athletic pants, bare feet. Parents - Comfortable Clothing, Bare Feet