FOCUS Dancer Center Dress Code

 

The following list will assist you in your dance-wear purchases. Updated 8.19.21

  • Dancers must wear appropriate dance shoes to each class.
  • Warm-up attire is at the discretion of the instructor.
  • Please do not wear baggy clothes to class. The instructor needs to be able to see your posture and alignment to properly assist you in your lessons.
  • No sports bras or bra straps to be shown in Ballet classes.
  • For Pre-Ballet levels and higher…In Dance, tights are considered underwear. It is distracting from the dancers' lines to see underwear.
  • Note: Please be aware that our class shoes and tights’ dress code will also be required and worn for Showcases and performances.

 

Pre-Primary/Primary-A/Primary-B/Primary-C/Ballet

Hairstyle: In a bun

Leotard and Ballet Skirt: FOCUS/ABT required colors and styles sold exclusively at The FIT

Tights: Capezio Ballet Pink #1916C

Ballet Shoes: Girls – Light Pink Canvas split-sole (Buy either style below) Hanami #2037C (Child) or Hanami #2037W (Adult)

Boys – Black canvas split sole (Buy either style below) Hanami #2037C (Child) or Hanami #2037 (Adult)

Competing Ballet Training Blocks

Hairstyle: In a bun

Leotard: Solid Black (any style)

Tights: Capezio Ballet Pink #1916C or #1916 required for class and the concert.

Ballet Shoes: Girls – Pink canvas split sole (Buy either style below)

Capezio Hanami #2037C (Child) or Capezio Hanami #2037

 

(Adult) Boys – Black canvas split sole (Buy either style below)

Capezio Hanami #2037C (Child) or Capezio Hanami #2037

(Adult) Pointe Shoes (with teacher approval only, teacher will advise)

 

Jr. Tap/Tap

Hairstyle: In a bun or ponytail. Hair must be pulled back from face Top: Solid colored tight-fitting (any style)

Tights: Capezio Light Suntan #1816 (convertible) Will be required for the concert. Bottom: Athletic leggings or booty shorts with tights

Tap Shoes: Girls and Boys Black lace up tap shoes Capezio Cadence #CG19C (child) or Capezio Cadence #CG19 (adult)

(If the lace-up is too big, purchase the Mary Jane Capezio #3800 (child) in black leather (NOT patent)

Jump Start/Jr. Jazz/Jazz/Lyrical/Turns & Tech/Musical Theater Hairstyle: In a bun or ponytail. Hair must be pulled back from the face

Top: Solid colored tight-fitting (any style)

Tights: Capezio Light Suntan #1816 (convertible) Will be required for the concert.

Bottom: Athletic leggings or booty shorts with tights  Shoes: Boys and Girls

E-Series Jazz Slip Ons  #EJ2C (child) or E-Series Jazz Slip Ons #EJ2 (adult)

Jazz/ Musical Theatre (Black) Lyrical (Tan) Turns and Tech (Tan or Black)

 

Jr. Hip-Hop and Hip-Hop

Hairstyle: In a bun or ponytail. Hair must be pulled back from the face

Top: Loose or long fitted tops

Tights: Capezio Skin Color #1916 (convertible) Will be required for the concert.

Bottom: Athletic leggings, sweat pants, basketball shorts, or cargo shorts…..NO JEANS

Shoes: Boys and Girls see styles below

 

Non-marking rubber-soled shoes or sneakers…..NO BOOTS

Concert Shoes: Converse style sneakers. Low top, black with white toe cap and white rubber side & white laces. Can be purchased at Target, Payless, DSW

 

Tumbling/Acro/Stretch and Conditioning

Hairstyle: In a bun or ponytail. Hair must be pulled back from the face

Top: Solid colored tight-fitting (any style)

Tights: Capezio Skin Color #1916 (convertible)

Tights will be required for the concert.

Bottom: Athletic leggings or booty shorts with tights Shoes: Boys and Girls see styles below

Capezio Nude Turning Point #H063C (child) or Capezio Nude Turning Point #H063W (adult)

 

Boys Dress Code

Ballet: Plain white T-Shirt, black jazz pants, joggers or shorts See ballet dress code for shoes

Tap/Jazz/MT/Lyrical/T & T/Tumbling:

Solid colored T-Shirt, black basketball shorts, joggers or sweats Tap/Jazz/MT/Lyrical/T & T/Tumbling see dress code for shoes The FIT (@ FDC)

For your convenience,

“The FIT” RETAIL STORE IS IN THE LOBBY OF FOCUS!

Providing all dancewear and activewear needs including

tights, leotards, leggings, dance shoes, training tools, FOCUS gear, and MUCH more…

 

Updated 8.19.21