Dress Code

SSOD Dress Code


Ballet: Females - Black leotard. May be short sleeve, long sleeve, cap sleeve, tank, spaghetti strap, 3/4 sleeve, or halter.  No strap designs on back, lace, or accessories attached to leotard, including skirts. Light pink tights (Capezio), pink ballet shoes.

Males
White leotard or fitted t-shirt, black form fitting tights, dance belt, white socks, black ballet shoes
Modern/Jazz levels I - Beginner Pointe
Females
Black leotard. May be short sleeve, long sleeve, cap sleeve, tank, spaghetti strap, 3/4 sleeve, or halter.  No strap designs on back, lace, or accessories attached to leotard, including skirts. Light pink convertible, light suntan convertible, or black stirrup tights. Some work will be done in bare feet. Ballet shoes.
Males
White leotard or fitted t-shirt, black tights (transitional or footless), dance belt, black ballet shoes.
Modern levels IV - Senior Division
Females
Black or colored leotard. May be short sleeve, long sleeve, cap sleeve, tank, spaghetti strap, 3/4 sleeve, or halter. No strap designs on back, lace, or zippers.  Transition or footless tights, or plain black dance shorts (depending on teacher preference).  Bare feet.
Males
White leotard or fitted t-shirt, dance belt, plain black shorts, transition or footless tights, (depending on teacher preference) bare feet.
Tap:
Females
Black leotard. Traditional styles only (no strap designs on back, or accessories attached to leotard, including skirts). Light pink, light suntan, or black stirrup tights.
Bloch brand tan leather split-sole oxford tap shoes for all levels.
Males
White leotard or fitted t-shirt, black tights, dance belt when appropriate, black oxford split sole tap shoes.
Hair
Females
Worn in a neat, secure, bun for all classes with the exception of level IV and Senior Division modern/jazz (hair may be worn in a neat ponytail).
All jewelry (w/the exception of small earrings) must be removed before class.  SSOD is not responsible for any lost items. Please leave valuables at home.
Males
Hair should be neatly combed, and away from the face.
Practice clothes and shoes are not appropriate attire outside of the dance school. Please wear street clothes and street shoes when coming and going from classes and rehearsals.