DRESS CODE

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At PSPA, we provide dress codes so the students and teachers can focus on form and performance, rather than be distracted by clothing. Please see below for dress code for the different classes and levels. Dress code is listed by age.

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Please bring these items to class along with your dance gear! Make sure to label every thing with your name and try to limit your items to one small dance bag.

CREATIVE-LEVEL BALLET (AGES 4-5)

 

Girls: 
Pink leotard and pink convertible tights. Pink skirts and sweaters are optional.
Pink canvas or leather split-sole ballet slippers
Hair neatly pulled back off the face in a ballet bun. If hair is too short, can put up in a ponytail.

 

Boys:
White, fitted tee or tank with black pants or shorts
Black split-sole ballet shoes

BALLET LEVEL 1 CLASSES ( Ages 6+)

 

Girls:

Black or pink leotard, pink convertible tights, pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes

Hair neatly pulled back off the face in a ballet bun

Boys:

White, fitted tee or tank and black pants

Black split-sole ballet shoes

 RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS

Child Canvas Split-Sole Ballet Shoes

Child Pink Convertible Tights

CREATIVE BROADWAY BABIES (AGES 4-5) AND BROADWAY STARS AGES (6-7) CLASSES

Girls:
Pink leotard, pink convertible tights, and pink canvas or leather split sole ballet slippers.
Pink canvas or leather split-sole ballet shoes. Black or tan tap shoes with velcro required. (No laces)
Hair neatly pulled back off the face in a ballet bun. If hair is too short, can put up in a ponytail.

 

Boys:
White, fitted tee or tank with black pants or shorts
Black split-sole ballet shoes and black or tan tap shoes with velcro. (No laces)

 

 

RECOMMENDATIONS WITH LINKS:

 Child  Canvas Split-Sole Ballet Shoe

Theatricals - Child Velcro Tap Shoes - Tan any kind of Tan/ Velcro Tap Shoe

HIP HOP & TUMBLE TOTS AND HIP HOP & TUMBLING CLASSES ( Ages 4+)

Girls and Boys:
Comfortable loose clothing that allows you to move freely
Clean sneakers with white sole
Hair pulled back

 

 

BALLET LEVELS 2-5 CLASSES ( Ages 8+)

 

Girls:
Black leotard, pink convertible tights, pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes
Warm-ups/skirts are optional
Hair neatly pulled back off the face in a ballet bun

*Girls in Ballet 4/5 should bring pointe shoes

Boys:
White, fitted tee or tank and black pants
Black split-sole canvas ballet shoes

PRE-POINTE/POINTE LEVEL 3 CLASSES

Girls:

Ballet dress code. Skirts are permitted at the teacher's discretion.
Pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes and/or pointe shoes if teacher approved


 

RECOMMENDATIONS WITH LINKS: 

Capezio - "Hanami" Canvas Split Sole Ballet Slipper - Girls

Capezio - "Hanami" Canvas Split Sole Ballet Slipper - Adult

Capezio - Men's "Romeo" Canvas Split Sole Ballet Slipper

 

MUSICAL THEATER DANCE CLASSES 

CLOTHES: (Girls) Solid matte black leotard. Matte pink, tan or black convertible tights or black leggings/jazz shorts. (Boys) White or black tee or tank with fitted black sweatpants or black jazz pant

SHOES: (Girls) Black jazz shoe or bootie. Ballet shoes ok. (Teen Girls) Tan or black flexible character shoe 1.25 inch heel (Advanced Girls) Tan or black character shoe 2 inch + heel (Boys) Soft jazz shoe or jazz sneaker

 

Please confirm with your teacher which shoes you need before purchasing. 

RECOMMENDATIONS

So Danca Brand 1.25 small heel Chacater Shoes in TAN 

  Click for Link for Tan heeled character shoes here!

Or LaDuca  for the serious  Broadway teen actress. 

 

MUSICAL THEATER DANCE CLASSES ( Ages 9+)

Girls:
Leotard or fitted shirt with black leggings/jazz shorts
Pink, tan, or black convertible tights
Hair pulled back in a ponytail or bun
Boys:
White or black tee/tank with fitted black sweatpants or black jazz pants
Black jazz shoes

Shoes for Girls:

Level 2: Black jazz shoes or ballet shoes

Level 3: Tan or black flexible character shoe with 1.25-inch heel

Level 4: Tan or black flexible character shoe with 2+ inch heel

RECOMMENDATIONS

So Danca Brand 1.25 small heel Character Shoes in TAN 

  Click for Link for Tan heeled character shoes here!

Or LaDuca for the serious  Broadway teen actress. 

 

JAZZ, CONTEMPORARY, LYRICAL, & MODERN CLASSES


Girls:
Black leotard or tank with black bottoms or pink/black convertible tights
Hair pulled back in a ponytail or bun
Boys:
Solid color tee or tank with black bottoms
Black jazz shoes

Shoes for Girls:

Jazz - Black or tan jazz shoes

Contemporary, Lyrical, and Modern: Half shoes

RECOMMENDATIONS WITH LINKS:

Capezio - Adult Pirouette II Canvas Lyrical Shoes
Bloch - Adult Slip-On Jazz Shoes

 

VOICE & ACTING CLASSES

Girls and Boys:

Comfortable (non-distracting, solid-colored) clothing

*If students are in a prior dance class, they may stay in their dance attire

 

TAP CLASSES (AGES 7+)

Girls:
Leotard with black bottoms
Nude or black tap shoes
Hair pulled up in a ponytail or bun
Boys:
Fitted tee/tank with black pants
Nude or black tap shoes

RECOMMENDATIONS:

BLOCH Adult "Tap-On" Buckle Tap Shoes  Style No: S0302L

 

 

 

HIP HOP CLASSES

Girls and Boys: 

Comfortable loose clothing that allows you to move freely
Clean sneakers with white sole
Hair pulled back

 

 

 

 

 

ACRO CLASSES

Girls and Boys:
Black leggings/shorts
Bare feet
Hair pulled back in a ponytail

ALL DANCER NEEDS CAN BE FOUND LOCALLY AT

En Arabesque Dancewear

68 South Mainstreet

Doylestown, PA 18901

215-804-8586

Step Up Performance and Dancewear

881 Bustleton Pike

Richboro, PA 18954

215-494-9613