Dance Theatre Fairbanks Dress Code and Recommendations
all dancers must be dressed according to dress code to participate in class
First Steps: Comfortable Clothing to allow for freedom of movement (leggings, capris, shorts with tank tops/t-shirts…some dancers wear tights and leo if they prefer). Hair pulled securely off of face. Barefeet, socks or ballet shoes
Creative Movement, Primary Ballet:Ladies: Pink or black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet shoes (canvas or leather, not satin slipper type from Walmart). Hair pulled securely off face. NO skirts or tutus. Costumes of any type should be left at home please.
Gentlemen :White t-shirt, black jazz or athletic pants/tights/or fitted athletic shorts that allow for flexible movement. Black canvas split sole ballet shoes. Hair out of face and secured if necessary.
Ballet 1, 2 and 3: Ladies: Black leotard, full length pink tights and pink canvas split sole ballet shoes. Hair pulled securely off face in a bun and secured with a hair net and bobby pins. No scrunchies. No skirts. Warm ups are at the discretion of the instructor. NO visible bras.
Gentlemen : Fitted white t-shirt, black jazz pants/tights/or fitted athletic shorts that allow for flexible movement. Black canvas split sole ballet shoes. Hair out of face and secured if necessary.
Tap: Jazz pants/leggings/capris/shorts are recommended with t-shirt/tank/leotard. No jeans or jeggings. Hair pulled securely off face. If your dancer cannot tie their own shoes, please use elastic shoe ties or buy slip on shoes. No Velcro strap shoes. *level II and above tap students should not have patent mary-jane style shoes. Flat-black slip-on or laced shoes only please.
Jazz: Jazz pants/leggings/capris/shorts are recommended with
t-shirt/tank/leotard. Jazz shoes. Most dancers prefer the ease of slip on style shoes. No jeans or jeggings. Hair pulled securely off face.
Lyrical/Contemporary : Full length leggings or Capris (due to the amount of floor work in these classes, Shorts are not appropriate) Tanks/Tees that allow full movement. Hair pulled securely off face . NO jeans or jeggings. Barefoot.
Hip-Hop: T-shirts or Hip-Hop attire will be permitted in this class only, with black hip-hop, or clean non-marking shoes all levels (NO street shoes or running shoes. No jeans or Jeggings. Hair pulled securely off face.
Musical Theater: Comfortable Clothing you can move in. NO jeans or jeggings. Hair pulled securely off of face. Jazz shoes are recommended.
No jewelry allowed in any class.
No bare midriffs for students not 16 years or older
Local shopping options for shoes and dancewear include: Emboite Dancewear Boutique, Mo Holland, Fred Meyer, and Walmart. For online ordering we recommend Discount Dance Supply. Please consult our dress code list for recommendations and suggestions. When ordering from Discount Dance use Teacher Code: 106183 for 10% off your first purchase and 5% off each additional purchase.