Open Division Uniform Requirements

2022-23

Uniforms can be purchased at:

Toes ‘n’ Taps Dance Shoppe (1733 Cook Street)

Ellswear Dance (3180 Harriet Road)

Open Division: Sessional Class Uniforms

Twinkle Tots

Clothing: Stretchy, comfortable clothing. Bodysuit preferred.

Shoes: Dance shoes (gym slippers or ballet shoes) are optional. No socks, please!

Hair: Hair must be pulled off the dancer’s face.

 

Boys Can Dance

Top: Black t-shirt.

Legs: Black shorts and black socks.

Shoes: Black ballet shoes (leather or canvas, split or full sole) or jazz shoes (split or full sole).

Adult Ballet & Jazz

Clothing: Stretchy, comfortable clothing (such as a fitted tank top or fitted leggings/shorts) OR dancewear if preferred.

Shoes: Ballet shoes (canvas or leather, full or split-sole) for ballet. Jazz shoes (black or tan) or bare feet for jazz.

Hair: Hair must be pulled off the face.

Combo Classes

GIRLS

Bodysuit: Plain bodysuit (no logos, graphics, or patterns please).

Legs: Black dance shorts or ballet skirt (no tutus please).

Shoes: Ballet shoes or gym slippers.

Hair: Long hair must be pulled up and off the face and neck.

 

BOYS

Top: Plain t-shirt or bodysuit (no logos, graphics, or patterns please)

Legs: Black dance shorts or pants.

Shoes: Ballet shoes or gym slippers.

Hair: Long hair must be pulled up and off the face and neck.

 

Open Division: Full-Year Class Uniforms

Kinder, Pre-Primary, and Primary Ballet

GIRLS

Bodysuit: Lilac Mondor 40096 short sleeve bodysuit. Please see “Important Uniform Notes” for wrap sweater options.

Legs: Pink ballet socks.

Shoes: Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes.

Hair: Neatly secured in a bun with a smooth tight ponytail, hairnet and hairpins. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

 

BOYS

Top: White short-sleeve t-shirt or short-sleeve bodysuit.

Legs: Black fitted shorts and white socks.

Shoes: White full-sole leather ballet shoes.

Hair: Pulled neatly off the face.

 

IMPORTANT UNIFORM NOTES:

SHOES: NO growing room. Shoes must not have extra length or bagginess, but please ensure shoes are not too narrow across the metatarsal.

HAIR: NO bangs, bun-warmers, wispies, scrunchies, or headbands. Bangs/fringe must be held with flat barrettes (metal sleeper clips) and/or flat bobby pins are fine.

SKIRTS: NO skirts for ballet classes.

WARM-UP WEAR: Pink knitted or cotton-lycra wrap sweaters may be worn in cool weather (no velvet or plush materials, please).

OTHER NOTES: NO nail polish. NO dangly earrings (small studs are ok).

Levels 1 & 2

LEVEL 1 & 2 BALLET

GIRLS:

Bodysuit: Purple Mondor 3521 pinch front spaghetti-strap bodysuit (may not wear previous year’s bodysuit color even if it still fits). Please see “Important Uniform Notes” for wrap sweater options.

Legs: Pink ballet socks.

Shoes: Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes.

Hair: Neatly secured in a bun with a smooth tight ponytail, hairnet and hairpins. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

 

BOYS:

Top: White short-sleeve t-shirt or short-sleeve bodysuit.

Legs: Black fitted shorts and black socks.

Shoes: Black full-sole leather ballet shoes (students may wear white until they are grown out)

Hair: Pulled neatly off face.

IMPORTANT UNIFORM NOTES:

SHOES: NO growing room. Shoes must not have extra length or bagginess, but please ensure shoes are not too narrow across the metatarsal.

HAIR: NO bangs, bun-warmers, wispies, scrunchies, or headbands. Bangs/fringe must be held with flat barrettes (metal sleeper clips) and/or flat bobby pins are fine.

SKIRTS: NO skirts for ballet classes.

WARM-UP WEAR: Pink knitted or cotton-lycra wrap sweaters may be worn in cool weather (no velvet or plush materials, please).

OTHER NOTES: NO nail polish. NO dangly earrings (small studs are ok).

LEVEL 1 & 2 JAZZ

GIRLS:

Top: Turquoise Bodywrappers BWP014/BWP214 tank top.

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Tan slip-on jazz shoes.

Hair: Neatly secured in a bun with a smooth tight ponytail, hairnet, and hair pins. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

 

BOYS:

Top: Black plain t-shirt (NO logos or graphics).

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Black slip-on jazz shoes.

Hair: Pulled neatly off face.

Levels 3 & 4

LEVEL 3 & 4 BALLET

GIRLS:

Bodysuit: Teal (Paradise) Mondor 3521 pinch front spaghetti strap bodysuit (may not wear previous year’s bodysuit color even if it still fits). NO warm-up wear allowed.

Legs: Pink ballet tights.

Shoes: Pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes.

Hair: Neatly secured in a bun with a smooth tight ponytail, hairnet, and hair pins. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

 

BOYS:

Top: White short-sleeve bodysuit.

Legs: Black Mondor 3538 footless tights and black socks.

Shoes: Black canvas split-sole ballet shoes (may wear white until grown out).

Hair: Pulled neatly off face.

 

IMPORTANT UNIFORM NOTES:

SHOES: NO growing room. Shoes must not have extra length or bagginess, but please ensure shoes are not too narrow across the metatarsal.

HAIR: NO bangs, bunwarmers, wispies, scrunchie,s or headbands. Bangs/fringe must be held with flat barrettes (metal sleeper clips) and/or flat bobby pins are fine.

SKIRTS: NO skirts for ballet classes.

WARM-UP WEAR: NO warm-up wear allowed.

OTHER NOTES: NO nail polish. NO dangly earrings (small studs are ok).

LEVEL 3 & 4 JAZZ

GIRLS:

Bodysuit: Uniform ballet bodysuit.

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Tan slip-on jazz shoes.

Hair: Neatly secured in a bun with a smooth tight ponytail, hairnet, and hair pins. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

 

BOYS:

Top: Black plain t-shirt (NO logos or graphics).

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Black slip-on jazz shoes.

Hair: Pulled off face and neck.

 

LEVEL 3 & 4 CONTEMPORARY

GIRLS:

Bodysuit: Uniform ballet bodysuit.

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Bare feet.

Hair: Pulled off face and neck.

 

BOYS:

Top: Black plain t-shirt (NO logos or graphics).

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Bare feet.

Hair: Pulled off face and neck.

Levels 5 & 6

LEVEL 5 & 6 BALLET

GIRLS

Bodysuit: Teal Ainsliewear AW103V Velvet spaghetti-strap bodysuit (may wear old teal bodysuit until grown out). NO warm-up wear allowed.

Legs: Pink ballet tights.

Shoes: Pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes. See fit notes below.

Hair: Neatly secured in a bun with a smooth tight ponytail, hairnet, and hairpins. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

 

BOYS

Top: White short-sleeve bodysuit.

Legs: Black Mondor 3538 footless tights and black socks. *Dance belt required.

Shoes: Black canvas split-sole ballet shoes (may wear white until grown out, but students must have black for recital).

Hair: Pulled neatly off face.

 

IMPORTANT UNIFORM NOTES:

SHOES: NO growing room. Shoes must not have extra length or bagginess, but please ensure shoes are not too narrow across the metatarsal.

HAIR: NO bangs, bun-warmers, wispies, scrunchies, or headbands. Bangs/fringe must be held with flat barrettes (metal sleeper clips) and/or flat bobby pins are fine. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

SKIRTS: NO skirts for ballet classes.

WARM-UP WEAR: NO warm-up wear allowed.

OTHER NOTES: NO nail polish. NO dangly earrings (small studs are ok).

LEVEL 5 & 6 JAZZ

GIRLS

Bodysuit: Uniform ballet bodysuit.

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Tan slip-on jazz shoes.

Hair: Neatly secured in a bun with a smooth tight ponytail, hairnet, and hairpins. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

 

BOYS

Top: Black plain t-shirt (NO logos or graphics).

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Black slip-on jazz shoes.

Hair: Pulled off face and neck.

 

LEVEL 5 & 6 CONTEMPORARY

GIRLS

Bodysuit: Uniform ballet bodysuit.

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Bare feet.

Hair: Pulled off face and neck.

 

BOYS:

Top: Black plain t-shirt (NO logos or graphics).

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Bare feet.

Hair: Pulled off face and neck.

Levels 7 - 10

LEVEL 7 – 10 BALLET

GIRLS

Bodysuit: Black AW101V Velvet spaghetti-strap bodysuit (may wear navy until grown out). NO warm-up wear allowed.

Legs: Pink ballet tights.

Shoes: Pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes. See fit notes below.

Hair: Neatly secured in a bun with a smooth tight ponytail, hairnet, and hairpins. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

 

BOYS

Top: White short-sleeve bodysuit.

Legs: Black Mondor 3538 footless tights and black socks. *Dance belt required.

Shoes: Black canvas split-sole ballet shoes (may wear white until grown out, but students must have black for recital).

Hair: Pulled neatly off face.

 

IMPORTANT UNIFORM NOTES:

SHOES: NO growing room. Shoes must not have extra length or bagginess, but please ensure shoes are not too narrow across the metatarsal.

HAIR: NO bangs, bun-warmers, wispies, scrunchies, or headbands. Bangs/fringe must be held with flat barrettes (metal sleeper clips) and/or flat bobby pins are fine. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

SKIRTS: NO skirts for ballet classes.

WARM-UP WEAR: NO warm-up wear allowed.

OTHER NOTES: NO nail polish. NO dangly earrings (small studs are ok).

LEVEL 7 – 10 JAZZ

GIRLS

Bodysuit: Uniform ballet bodysuit.

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Tan slip-on jazz shoes.

Hair: Neatly secured in a bun with a smooth tight ponytail, hairnet, and hairpins. Please see “Important Uniform Notes”.

 

BOYS

Top: Black plain t-shirt (NO logos or graphics).

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Black slip-on jazz shoes.

Hair: Pulled off face and neck.

 

LEVEL 7 – 10 CONTEMPORARY

GIRLS

Bodysuit: Uniform ballet bodysuit.

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Bare feet.

Hair: Pulled off face and neck.

 

BOYS:

Top: Black plain t-shirt (NO logos or graphics).

Legs: Black dance shorts.

Shoes: Bare feet.

Hair: Pulled off face and neck.