Dress Code

HARPER&I DANCE CENTER DRESS CODE
Please read the following guidelines for attire for dancers enrolled in our classes

ALL CLASSES

  • Do not ever wear your dance shoes outside. They are meant to be worn inside the dance studio ONLY. Wearing them outside tracks dirt, rocks, oil and ruins the shoe. Protect yourself and our studio floor.
  • NO street shoes are allowed in either studio past the main doors. Hip hop dancers must bring a SEPARATE pair of sneakers to wear in the studio only. Street shoes damage our custom floors. Dancers that wear street shoes for class will be fined $50 per occurrence. 

BALLET

  • All classes require pink tights and pink ballet shoes
  • Hair must be in a pulled back, clean bun for girls.
  • Ages 7+ canvas ballet shoes only.
  • Skirts OK for dancers ages 3-6. Ages 7+ no skirts after barre work.
  • NO shorts, sweats, etc.
  • Please no attached skirts with leotards.

Ballet I (3-4 yrs): Light pink short sleeved leotard
Ballet II (3-4 yrs): Lavender short sleeved leotard
Ballet I (5-6 yrs): Light blue camisole leotard
Ballet II (5-6 yrs): Pink camisole leotard
Ballet I (7-10 yrs): Royal blue camisole leotard
Ballet II/III (7-10 yrs): Berry camisole leotard
Teen Ballet IA: Burgundy camisole leotard
Teen Ballet IB: Berry camisole leotard
Teen Ballet II and Int/Adv Ballet: Any color/style leotard
Boys (all ages): White T-shirt, black shorts and black ballet shoes

CONTEMPORARY
All classes require proper footwear 
Ages 5-6: Bare feet 
Ages 7 and up: Bloch Spin II Modern Shoe

Form fitting, athletic clothing
Hair out of face (bun or ponytail)

HIP HOP / BREAK DANCING
Knees must be covered at all times
Proper shoes that protect the ankle. No slip-ons
NO STREET SHOES! Please bring a separate pair of clean sneakers for class.

JAZZ
Form fitting, athletic clothing
Black jazz shoes
Teen Jazz II and Int/Adv Jazz: tan jazz shoes
Hair out of face (bun or ponytail)

 


Dance Store in Bellingham:
Creative Dancewear
705 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 738-9406

 

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