Dress Code

 

JHDS maintains a dress code to encourage concentration and a sense of inclusiveness.  Variations in attire can be distracting and contribute to feelings of inequality.  Uniformity in dancewear allows the teachers to assess how well the students are implementing the technique being taught, problems with alignment, and other important aspects of dance training.

 

For Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, Acro:

  • Class color leotard
  • Pink or Tan tights
  • Booty shorts over leotard are optional in all classes except Ballet and Acro

For Hip Hop:

  • Class color camisole top
  • Booty shorts

Shoes:

  • Ballet : Pink split sole
  • Tap:
    • Preschool 1 & 2, Primary 1 & 2, Advanced Beginner: Black Mary Jane with elastic or buckle, no ribbons/bows
    • Intermediate and Dance Company: Black slip on
    • Jazz: Tan slip on/split sole
    • Acro, Lyrical, Modern, Contemporary: Barefoot
    • Hip Hop: Clean, rubber-soled sneakers
    • NO STREET SHOES ALLOWED IN THE STUDIOS