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861 Brighton Road, Tonawanda, NY 14150
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(716) 836-8139

Enrollment for our 17th year of dance happening soon!

 Class Attire and Shoe Requirements

For your convenience, all of the required dance shoes, tights and apparel are available for purchase at our dance studio

Specific dance attire and dance shoes required for each class.  Students who do not follow the dress attire requirements will be asked not to participate in class.  Tights are mandatory for each class excluding hip hop, and all students must have their hair secured out of their face.  Pajama pants and jeans prohibited at all times.

 

DANCE WITH ME” – Any loose clothing that allows for easy movement.  Sneakers or closed toe flat shoes. 

No flip flops, sandals or boots.

 

TINY TOTS (ages 2 to 4) - Any color leotard and tights.  Ballet skirt or tutu may be worn.

Tan buckle or velcro tap shoes (NO shoes with ties) and proper pink ballet shoes (combo class),

NO bedroom slippers that look like a ballet shoe.

      

TAP - Any color and style leotard and pink, white, tan or black tights. 

Fitted black jazz pants or dance shorts allowed over leotard and tights.

Ages 5 and 6, levels 1 & 2 - tan buckle or velcro shoes (NO shoes with ties).   

Levels 3 and higher - tan slip-on tap shoes.

 

JAZZ & LYRICAL - Any color and style leotard and pink, white, tan or black tights.  Fitted black jazz pants or dance shorts allowed over leotard and tights.

All jazz and lyrical classes - tan split sole, slip-on jazz shoe.

   

MUSICAL THEATER - Any color and style leotard and pink, white, tan or black tights.  Fitted black jazz pants or dance shorts allowed over leotard and tights.

Beginner musical theater classes – tan split sole, slip-on jazz shoe.

Intermediate and higher musical theater classes – nude character shoe with 1.5 inch heel.

   

BALLET - Any style leotard (black or pink for levels 3, 4 and 5, any color for all other levels)

and pink, white or tan tights.  Ballet skirt optional.  All ballet classes - pink leather stretch slip sole ballet slipper.

 

HIP HOP - Warm up or loose pants and a fitted top.    No jeans, shorts, or pajama pants. Kneepads are optional.

Levels 1 and lower - Black sequin low-top dance sneakers.  Must be purchased through MMDS.

Levels 2 and higher - Black sequin high-top dance sneakers.  Must be purchased through MMDS.

 

ACRO - Must wear leotard (any color or style) and pink, white, tan or black footless or stirrup tights. 

Dance shorts optional.  No shoes required.  No bare legs.

 

MODERN - Any color and style leotard and pink, white, tan or black footelss or stirrup tights.   Dance shorts optional.

Bear paws or bare feet allowed.

   

MALE DANCER SHOES & APPAREL - T-shirt with shorts or loose pants of any color.  No jeans.  Black tap shoes with laces.

Black slip-on jazz shoes. Black ballet shoes.  Black hip hop sneakers.  No shoes are required for acro.

Download our printable shoe and dress requirements here.