Dress Code

The Academy’s dress code is designed to encourage unity and discipline among its students. As a professional ballet school, the Academy and its teachers are aided by the dress code in their dedication to the development and training of dancers.

Purchasing Dancewear:

Pat's Dancewear
105 South Main St.
Bountiful, UT 84010
801-292-7287

Empire Dancewear
131 South Sherman St.
Spokane, WA 99202
1-800-445-8848
www.empiredanceshop.com

 

Girls

We are revamping the offical class leotards.  Updated information will be posted shortly.  Leotards will be available exclusivly through the Ballet West Boutique.  

Skirts

All dancers must have the following class skirts by Mirella or Motionwear as specified below

Ballet Preparatory 1
No Skirt


Ballet Preparatory 2
Butter Motionwear Crepe Skirt 1011 Pull-on Wrap
Ballet Foundations 1 Pink Motionwear Crepe Skirt 1011 Pull-on Wrap
Ballet Foundations 2 Light Blue Motionwear Crepe Skirt 1011 Pull-on Wrap
Elementary 1 Violette Motionwear Crepe Skirt
or Mirella MS12 (Lilac)
1011 Pull-on Wrap
Elementary 2 Royal Mirella Crepe Skirt MS12 Wrap
Intermediate 1 & 2a
Blackberry Mirella Crepe Skirt MS12 Wrap
Intermediate 2b
Navy Mirella Crepe Skirt MS12 Wrap
Advanced 1 Burgundy Mirella Crepe Skirt MS12 Wrap
Advanced 2 Black Mirella Crepe Skirt MS12 Wrap
Trainee White Mirella Crepe Skirt MS12 Wrap

Tights

Ballet Preparatory 1-2 and Foundations 1-2: Freed SOXS (white ankle socks), no tights
Elem. - Adv:

Pink tights - mesh with seams
Bodywrappers
#C45 (Girls), #A45 (Ladies) Professional Backseam color BAT (Ballet Pink)

Gaynor Minden - Warmers Fold Down Fine Knit TIghts - Black

Shoes

Ballet Preparatory 1-2, Foundations 1 -2, Elem. 1: Bloch S0205G Pink leather, full sole with elastics
Elem 2 & Inter. 1: Bloch S0203L Pink leather, split sole with elastics
Inter. 2 , Adv. 1 & 2: Pink canvas with split sole with elastics
Elem 2, Inter. 1 & 2, Adv. 1 & 2: Pointe shoes as needed, ribbons and elastics need to be properly sewn (no rubber bands or safety pins). It is detrimental to work on pointe shoes that are too soft or broken. Please order shoes in time, at least two weeks before you will need them.

Tutu

Adv. 1 & 2Bloch R2921 pull-on practice tutu

*For Intermediate and Advanced Level women, Saturday choice of leotards is individual. Dancewear selection is expected to be in good taste.

Boys

Level Color Style
Ballet Preparatory 1 & 2 White cotton T-shirt
Foundations 1 & 2 White Under Armour HeatGear® Compression Short Sleeve
Elementary 1 & 2 Royal Blue
Under Armour HeatGear® Compression Short Sleeve
Intermediate 1 &2 Midnight Navy Under Armour HeatGear® Compression Short Sleeve
Advanced 1 & 2 White or Black Under Armour HeatGear® Compression Short Sleeve
Trainee White or Black Under Armour HeatGear® Compression Short Sleeve

Tights

Ballet Preparatory 1 & 2 and Foundations 1 & 2: Motionwear Black Boy's/Men's Bike Short 7199 with white ankle socks.
Elem. Black tights (MStevens milliskin). All tights must be worn with a belt. Tan (or nude) colored dance belt.
Inter. Black tights (MStevens milliskin) with Black Shoes or White shoes with white ankle socks. All tights must be worn with a belt. Tan (or nude) colored dance belt.
Adv. Black tights (MStevens milliskin) with Black Shoes or White shoes with white ankle socks. White tights (MStevens milliskin) with white shoes. All tights must be worn with a belt. Tan (or nude) colored dance belt.
Trainee Gray/Silver tights (MStevens milliskin) with White shoes with white ankle socks, Black tights (MStevens milliskin) with Black Shoes or White shoes with white ankle socks. White tights (MStevens milliskin) with white shoes. All tights must be worn with a belt. Tan (or nude) colored dance belt.

Shoes

Ballet Preparatory 1 & 2 and Foundations 1 & 2: Bloch S0205G White leather, full sole with white elastics
Elem. 1 & 2: Bloch S0205G Black leather, full sole with black elastics
Inter. 1 Bloch S0203L Black leather split sole with black elastics
Inter. 2 Black canvas split sole with black elastics
Adv. 1 & 2: White canvas split sole with white elastics
Black canvas split sole with black elastics
Trainee: White canvas split sole with white elastics
  Black canvas split sole with black elastics
 

Dress code for Dance Discovery, and Ballet Basics classes

Girls Leotard of Choice, white ankle socks or pink ballet tights, Pink leather Ballet Shoes
(Bloch S0205G Pink leather, full sole with elastics preferred)
Boys Dark shorts, White cotton T-shirt, White socks, White ballet shoes
(Bloch S0205G White leather, full sole with white elastics preferred)

Dancewear requirements for Jazz, Modern and Character Classes

Modern/Jazz GIrls - Over Class leotard - Motionwear - Camisole Top 3503
Over Class tights - Motionwear - V Waist Pant 7163 Jazz Pant - Black Dri-Line (610)
Shoes - GB100 Child/GB101 Adult Jazz Shoe - Black

Boys - Over Class leotard - Solid Color Cotton T-shirt
Over Class Tights - Motionwear - Jazz Pant 7203
Shoes - CG15 Large Men's Sizes Jazz Shoe – Black
Character

Girls - Class Leotard Skirt - Eurotard - Character Skirt 13774 appropriate length 28” - Black. Please purchase a large (28") skirt so that the skirt will be the proper length.
Shoes - So Danca - Canvas Character Shoe Ro02 – Black

  Boys - Class Leotard
Over Class Tights - Motionwear - Jazz Pant 7203
Shoes - CG15 Large Men's Sizes Jazz Shoe – Black

All Dancers

Please refrain from wearing hair ornaments including scrunchies, flowers, bows, etc. Please refrain from wearing jewelry, including watches, large and/or dangling earrings, bracelets, and necklaces. No fingernail polish.

Dancewear is to be kept in good repair and laundered on a regular basis. Students are expected to observe good personal hygiene habits.