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Dress Code

Dress Code Information

Not sure where to shop? You can buy our dress code direct from our Johnny Brown Online Store!

For local dancewear store suggestions, please see our recommendations at the bottom of this page.

Preschool Classes (Ages 3-5)

Ballet/Tap Combo
Girls:

-Blue, purple or pink tank leotard & matching circular skirt
-Convertible tights in ‘Theatrical Pink’ or  ‘Ballet Pink’
-Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastic 
(Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)
-Black patent leather Jr Tyette style tap shoes (Capezio N625)
-Hair in a bun

 

Boys:
-White cap or short sleeved T-shirt
-Black or navy bike shorts or pants (stretch)
-Black full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastic (Capezio 205C)
-Black lace-up tap shoes (Capezio 443)  

Ballet/Acro Combo
Girls:

-Blue, purple or pink tank leotard & matching circular skirt
-Convertible tights in ‘Theatrical Pink’ or  ‘Ballet Pink’
-Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastic
(Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)
-Hair in a bun


Boys:

-White short sleeved T-shirt
-Black or navy bike shorts or pants (stretch)
-Black full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastic (Capezio 205)

Pre-Primary Classes (Ages 5-7)

Ballet/Tap Combo
Girls:
-Pink tank leotard & matching chiffon skirt
-Convertible tights in ‘Theatrical Pink’ or  ‘Ballet Pink’
-Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastic
(Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)
​-Beige Mary-Jane style tap shoes (Capezio 3800)
-Hair in a bun

 

Boys:
-White cap or short sleeved T-shirt
-Black or navy bike shorts or pants (stretch)
-Black full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastic (Capezio 205C)
-Black lace-up tap shoes (Capezio 443)

Jazz/Acro Combo
Girls:
-Black Tank Leotard
-Convertible-Foot Tights in ‘Light Toast’ or ‘Light Tan’
-Beige Slip-on Jazz Shoe (Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)
-Hair in a Bun or Ponytail


Boys:
-White cap or short sleeved T-shirt
-Black or navy bike shorts or pants (stretch)
-Black Slip-on Jazz Shoe (Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)

Primary Classes (Ages 6-8)

Ballet/Tap Combo
Girls:
-Pink tank leotard & matching chiffon skirt
-Convertible tights in ‘Theatrical Pink’ or  ‘Ballet Pink’
-Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastic
(Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)​
-Beige Mary-Jane style tap shoes (Capezio 3800)
-Hair in a bun

 

Boys:
-White short sleeved T-shirt
-Black or navy shorts or pants (stretch)
-Black leather ballet shoes with elastic (Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)
-Black lace-up tap shoes 

Jazz/Acro Combo
Girls:
-Black Tank Leotard
-Convertible-Foot Tights in ‘Light Toast’ or ‘Light Tan’
-Beige Slip-on Jazz Shoe (Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)
-Hair in a Bun or Ponytail


Boys:
-White cap or short sleeved T-shirt
-Black or navy bike shorts or pants (stretch)
-Black Slip-on Jazz Shoe (Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)

Recreational Classes

Jazz 7-9yrs, 9-11yrs & 11+yrs
-Black Tank Leotard
-Black Boy Cut Shorts (optional)
-Convertible tights in ‘Light Toast’ or ‘Light Tan’
-Beige Jazz Shoes (Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)
-Hair in a bun

Ballet 7-9yrs & 9-11yrs
-Black Tank Leotard
-Convertible tights in ‘Salmon’ or ‘Saumon’
-Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastic (Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)
-Hair in a bun

Ballet/Modern 11+yrs
-Black Tank Leotard
-Convertible tights in ‘Salmon’ or ‘Saumon’
-Ballet skirt (optional)
-Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastic (Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)
​-Hair in a bun

Tap 7-9yrs & 9-11yrs
-Black Tank Leotard
-Black Boy Cut Shorts (optional)
-Convertible tights in ‘Light Toast’ or ‘Light Tan’
-Black full sole lace up tap shoe (no slips -ons) (Capezio 443, Bloch SO301
or Bloch SO381)
-Hair in a bun

Hip Hop 7-9yrs, 9-11yrs & 11+yrs
-Comfortable clothing
-Clean INDOOR runners
-Hair secured back and off the face

Mini, Pre-Junior & Junior Classes

All Classes

Girls:
-Convertible tights in ‘Salmon’ or ‘Saumon’
-V Neck Pinch Front Leotard with Belt
​-Black shorts for jazz, tap and acro (optional)
-Hair in a bun

Boys:
-White cap or short sleeved T-shirt
-Black dance shorts (stretch)

Ballet
Girls:
-Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastics (Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)
– 3/4” heel black canvas character shoe  (Sansha Mazurka CS1 or Bloch)
-Character skirt (will be ordered by the studio in October)

Boys:
-White full sole leather ballet shoes
-White socks

Tap
Girls & Boys:
-Black full sole lace up tap shoe (no slips -ons)

Acceptable brands:
-Capezio Cadence CG19
​-Capezio Premiere CG09
-Capezio Tele Tone Xtreme CG55
-Bloch SO301(G)
-Bloch Audeo Tap SO381

Jazz
Girls:
-Beige slip on leather jazz shoe
(Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)

Boys:
-Black slip on leather jazz shoe
(Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)

Acro
Girls & Boys:
-Bare feet

Pre-Intermediate Classes

All Classes

Girls:
-Convertible tights in ‘Salmon’ or ‘Saumon’
-V Neck Pinch Front Leotard with Belt
​-Black shorts for jazz, tap and acro (optional)
-Hair in a bun

Boys:
-White cap or short sleeved T-shirt
-Black dance shorts (stretch)

Ballet
Girls:
-Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastics (Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)
– 3/4” heel black canvas character shoe  (Sansha Mazurka CS1 or Bloch)
-Character skirt (will be ordered by the studio in October)

Boys:
-White full sole leather ballet shoes
-White socks

Tap
Girls & Boys:
-Black full sole lace up tap shoe (no slips -ons)

Acceptable brands:
-Capezio Cadence CG19
​-Capezio Premiere CG09
-Capezio Tele Tone Xtreme CG55
-Bloch SO301(G)
-Bloch Audeo Tap SO381

Jazz
Girls:
-Beige slip on leather jazz shoe
(Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)

Boys:
-Black slip on leather jazz shoe
(Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)

Acro & Modern
Girls & Boys:
-Bare feet

Inter 1 Classes

All Classes

Girls:
-Convertible tights in ‘Salmon’ or ‘Saumon’
-Black bodysuit
-Black shorts for Tap, Jazz, Acro, Modern and Lyrical (optional)
-Bare legs for Jazz, Acro, Modern and Lyrical (optional)
-Hair in a bun

Boys:
-Tap, Jazz, Acro, Modern and Lyrical: White cap or short sleeve fitted T-shirt and black dance shorts (stretch)
-Ballet: White short sleeve bodysuit, black tights, dance belt, white ankle socks & white full sole leather ballet shoes with elastics

Ballet
Girls:
-Pink full-sole leather ballet shoes with elastics (Capezio 205 or Bloch SO205)
– 1 1/4” heel black canvas character shoe  (Sansha Mazurka CS1 or Bloch)
-Character skirt (will be ordered by the studio in October)

Boys:
-White full sole leather ballet shoes
-White socks

Tap
-Black full sole lace up tap shoes (no slip ons)

Acceptable brands:
-Capezio Cadence CG19
​-Capezio Premiere CG09
-Capezio Tele Tone Xtreme CG55
-Bloch SO301(G)
-Bloch Audeo Tap SO381
-Capezio Classic Tap K540
-Capezio Character Oxford K360
-So Danca TA800 or TA700

Jazz
-Beige slip on leather jazz shoe
(Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)

Acro, Modern & Lyrical
-Bare feet

Inter 2 & Senior Classes

Ballet
-Saumon convertible tights
-Black bodysuit

-Soft blochs with ribbons attached
-Pointe shoes with ribbon attached

-Hair in a bun

Tap
-Black, white, grey or navy solid colored dancewear (form fitting and breathable fabrics)

-Black full sole lace up tap shoes (no slip ons)

Acceptable brands:
-Capezio Cadence CG19
-Capezio Premiere CG09
-Capezio Tele Tone Xtreme CG55
-Bloch SO301(G)
-Bloch Audeo Tap SO381
-Capezio Classic Tap K540
-Capezio Character Oxford K360
-So Danca TA800 or TA700

-Hair in a bun

Jazz
-Black, white, grey or navy solid colored dancewear (form fitting and breathable fabrics)

-Optional Beige slip on leather jazz shoes (Capezio EJ2 or Bloch SO499)

-Hair in a bun

Acro & Modern
-Saumon convertible tights
-Black bodysuit
-Shorts and bare legs (optional)
-Bare feet

-Hair in a bun

Lyrical
-Comfortable dancewear

Registration for new families is open!

For students interested in joining our competitive training program, please email us at northcalgarydance@gmail.com for more information about our program and to be added to audition interest list.

Store Suggestions

All of the stores listed carry our required dress code, and also have a copy of our dress code incase you forget!

Classique
North Location

5720 Silver Springs Blvd NW
Calgary, AB 
Phone (403) 294-1090

Bodythings
West Location

5308 17 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB
Phone (403) 686-7726

Classique
South Location

#16-6624 Centre St S
Calgary, AB
Phone (403) 263-4828

Bodythings
South Location

12445 Lake Fraser Drive SE
Calgary, AB
Phone (403) 278-5440

City Dancewear

#106-5403 Crowchild Trail NW  
Calgary, AB
Phone (403) 288-3060

Muge

#202, 3132 – 26 St NE 
Calgary, AB 

Phone (403) 263-9500

You can always call us at 403-375-0007 or send us an email at northcalgarydance@gmail.com.

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