Check with the studio for specific dance attire, tights, and shoe recommendations.  Label all dance shoes once it is approved by your instructor. Appropriate dance shoes and dance wear must be worn in class. Footed tights and socks will not be permissible to dance in without wearing the appropriate dance shoes.

We require a hair bun and ballet skirt for all ballet classes. For all other class genres hair must be tied back with a hair elastic and pulled away from the face. Dance sweaters and leg warmers can be worn in cold weather or during warm-up exercises for all classes.

Failure to comply with the studio dress code will result in non-participation of class and a phone call home.

Step-By-Step, Inc. is not responsible for lost or stolen items

Tiny Tots

Solid light pink leotard, Capezio brand ballet pink transitional tights and pink ballet shoes (Style #SD-55G). Pink ballet skirt optional. Tutus or tulle made skirts are not permissible.


Sprouts

SBS 2012 040Solid light blue leotard, Capezio brand ballet pink transitional tights and pink ballet shoes (Style #SD-55G) . Pink ballet skirt optional. Tutus or tulle made skirts are not permissible.


Kinderdance

Solid burgundy leotard, Capezio brand ballet pink transitional tights, pink ballet shoes (Style #55G) and Capezio Mary Jane caramel tap shoes with a buckle (Style #3800) .  Solid pink ballet skirt optional. Tutus or tulle made skirts are not permissible.


Ballet

Solid black leotard, Capezio brand ballet pink transitional tights,Capezio split sole pink ballet shoes (Style #SD-60G/L) and ballet wrap skirt required. Dance sweater and leg warmers are permissible.  Hair MUST be in a bun for all ballet and pointe classes.


Tap / Jazz Combo

Solid black leotard, Capezio caramel transitional tights, solid black dance shorts, Capezio Mary Jane caramel tap shoes with a buckle (Style # 3800) and Capezio split sole jazz boot.  T-shirts are not permissible.


Tap

Random Pics 019For students enrolled in our Tween, Teen, Middle School and High School Tap classes we require a solid black leotard, Capezio brand caramel transitional tights, solid black dance shorts and solid black oxford style tap shoes (Style # CG19). Tank tops, T-shirts and sweatpants are not permissible. Form fitting Step-By-Step studio gear is permissible if it is worn over the students leotard and tights.


Jazz

For students enrolled in our Teen, Middle School and High School Jazz classes are required to wear a solid black leotard, Capezio brand caramel transitional tights, solid black dance shorts and Capezio caramel split sole jazz boot. A specific shoe may be required for the recital. Tank tops, T-shirts and sweatpants are not permissible.


Hip Hop

For female students enrolled in our Teen, Middle School and High School Hip Hop classes are required to wear a Solid black leotard. Students will be required to purchase tights and specific dance shoes, boots or sneakers for the recital.  For weekly classes students can wear a supportive street sneaker designated for class.  T-shirts and tank tops are not permissible. Form fitting Step-By-Step studio gear and sweatpants are also permissible if it is worn over the students leotard. Dancers MUST wear a supportive sneaker and will not be allowed to participate in class if wearing socks or no sneakers.


Contemporary

Solid black leotard, Capezio brand caramel transitional tights, solid black dance shorts and nude canvas pirouette contemporary shoes (Style #H061). Tank tops, T-shirts and sweatpants are not permissible.


Musical Theatre Dance

Solid black leotard, Capezio brand caramel transitional or stirrup tights, solid black dance shorts and Capezio caramel split sole jazz boot. A specific shoe may be required for the recital. Tank tops, T-shirts and sweatpants are not permissible.


Male Dancers

Male dancers participating in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary and Musical Theatre Dance wear a solid white t-shirt and black sweat pants with and elastic at the bottom or jazz pants. Solid black ballet shoes, oxford style tap shoes, solid black jazz shoes. Speak to the Director for specific shoe requirements for Contemporary and Musical Theatre classes. Boys participating in our Hip Hop classes should dress comfortably and wear a supportive street sneakers designated to dance class.  Specific dance sneaker will be required for our annual performance for boys Hip Hop classes.

To purchase dancewear and accessories please visit Capezio. Or email wellesley@capezio.com

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