The Conservatory School for the Performing Arts
dance studios for children in MA

DRESS CODE

RECREATIONAL CLASSES

The Dress Code at CSPA is strongly enforced. All students must wear the proper dance wear and dance shoes to class. Jewelry is not to be worn in any dance class (small earrings are fine). Hair must be neatly secured and completely off the face. Students should not have to fix their hair in class.

Please follow the guidelines for our Recreational classes below:
 

Preschool Classes
Girls: Pink leotard, pink transitional tights, pink canvas ballet shoes, tan maryjane velcrow strap tap shoes, hair up in a proper ballet bun. Pink tutu or skirt is acceptable. Skin tone jazz shoes will be required for spring Showcase performance.

Boys: Black jazz pants, black canvas ballet shoes, white t-shirt (no logos), black slip on tap shoes. Black jazz shoes may be needed for spring Showcase performance.


Broadway Babes, Kinder Dance and Theatre, and Tiny Performers
Females: Black Leotard, Pink convertible tights, pink canvas ballet shoes, tan maryjane velcro tap shoes hair up in a proper ballet bun
Males: Black footed tights, black canvas ballet shoes, black oxford tap shoes (slip on),  white t-shirt
* Skin tone jazz shoes needed for theatre (females), Black jazz shoes needed for theatre (males)



Ballet
Females: Black Leotard, Pink tights, pink canvas ballet shoes, hair up in a proper ballet bun
Males: Black footed tights, black canvas ballet shoes, white t-shirt, dancers belt


Jazz/Tap
Females: Black Leotard, Black jazz pants or shorts, Tan jazz shoes, Black oxford syle tap shoe (Ages 8-12 slip on) (Ages 13+ with ties) hair neatly secured up (off face)
Males: Black Jazz Pants, Black jazz shoes, Solid colored t-shirt (form fitted with no logos), dance belt


Hip-Hop
Females & Males: Street Style Clothing (no jeans allowed) Sneakers


Acrobatics
Females: Any color leotard with transtional tights or dance shorts and bare feet. Sports Bra's are acceptable for Acrobatics. Tights not required for acrobatics
Males: Solid color t-shirt or tank top with gym shorts (not baggy), dancers belt, Bare feet


Contemporary/Lyrical
Females: Solid color leotard, jazz pants and/or shorts, hair neatly secured up off the face, bare feet
Males: Solid colored t-shirt, black jazz pants and/or shorts, dance belt, bare feet


Musical Theatre Classes
Follow the recreational dress code for dance classes. Black and/or skin tone jazz shoes are required for all Musical Theatre students for the spring Showcase performance. Tan 2"  t-strap character heels may be required for some recreational students.