The SOD requires a basic base layer for all classes and specific shoes for each dance style.
Please refer to the information below and purchase the required attire for class. The link will take you to Discount Dance. Search under the correct student age group and the required attire can be added to your shopping cart. If you need financial assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The SOD has a donation box of dance clothing and shoes available.
Please wear hair back, off of the face and out of your way unless your teacher allows otherwise. Ballet Dancers should wear hair up and in a bun.
Clean sneakers, clothes that are easy to move in
Tight fitting tops and bottoms that cover the backs of the knees and underarms, such as leggings and t-shirts or long sleeves shirts. It is very important that clothes do not have any zippers or buttons on them to protect the equipment and everyone’s safety. Please refrain from wearing jewelry.
Ballet (3rd-12th gr)
Girls: Black leotard, pink full sole leather ballet shoes (3rd-5th grade)/pink split sole canvas or leather (6th-12th gr), pink (theatrical or ballet pink) convertible tights.
Boys: Black leather full sole ballet shoes, black leggings, white t-shirt
Ballet/Tap (3yr old-2nd gr)
Girls: Black leotard, pink full sole leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes, pink (theatrical or ballet pink) convertible tights.
Boys: Black leather full sole ballet shoes, black tap shoes, black leggings, white t-shirt
Jazz / Tap
Black leotard, light suntan convertible or stirrup tights, tight fitting shorts or leggings over leo & tights, black jazz shoes/ Black oxford tap shoes.
Lyrical, Contemporary, Partnering/Improv
Tights and booty shorts, light suntan convertible or stirrup, or tight fitted leggings, black leotard, or close fitting top, bare-feet.
Close fitting shirt or crop top, jazz pants, hip scarf
Comfortable easy to move in attire, barefoot or optional shoes of choice (please no street shoes), skirts and wraps always recommended.