Dress Code 2019-2020


NEW DRESS CODE FOR 2019-2020!  See below for more details


DG Dance Store is open during office hours for all your Dress Code needs!

  • DRESS CODE: bodysuits, Body Wrappers tights, dance bras, leggings, shorts, DG Jackets & Apolla Socks
  • SUPPLIES: hair pins, hair nets, eyelashes, foam rollers, therabands, pinky balls, skin glue, tap tightening tools, water bottles
  • WARM UP: crew necks, sweats, tees, DG Jackets

Apolla Performance Socks – DG is the only place you can get Apolla shocks in all of Western Canada!  We’re stocked up for the season, so call, email or drop by to get yours!  Apolla Socks are shock absorbing, supportive and have the option of traction in Performance and Infinite styles – nude and black colour.  The perfect compliment to your training and performance.  More details at:  https://www.apollaperformance.com

Performance Division Dancers

BALLET/ACRO (3-4 YRS)
Balera pink cotton short sleeved bodysuit, Body Wrappers C80 or C31 Theatrical Pink tights (no holes please!), pink leather ballet slippers, hair must be tied back off the face

BALLET/ACRO/JAZZ (5-6 YRS)
Balera violet camisole bodysuit, black dance shorts (DG or Balera or similar), Body Wrappers C31 convertible Theatrical Pink tights (no holes please!), pink leather ballet slippers, black split-sole jazz slippers (slip on style, no laces. Bloch or Capezio brand), hair must be tied back off the face

BALLET/TAP (7-8 YRS)
Balera sapphire camisole bodysuit, black dance shorts (DG or Balera or similar), Body Wrappers C31 convertible Theatrical Pink tights (no holes please!), pink leather ballet slippers, black leather full sole Oxford tap shoes (Capezio CG-19 or CG-17 or equivalent), hair must be secured in a ballet bun – no bangs please.

JAZZ/ACRO (7-8 YRS)
Balera sapphire or black camisole bodysuit, black dance shorts (DG or Balera or similar) or black leggings, black split-sole jazz slippers (slip on style, no laces. Bloch or Capezio brand), hair must be tied back off the face

HIP HOP (7-8 YRS)
DG tee shirt (or plain black tee), dark coloured leggings, DG sweatpants (or similar) or shorts (no jeans or skirts), black Converse All Star Chuck Taylor style sneakers (used for class only)…NO OUTDOOR SHOES permitted in the studio at any time!

BALLET/TAP (9-11 YRS)
Balera dark teal camisole bodysuit, black dance shorts (DG or Balera or similar), Body Wrappers C31 convertible Theatrical Pink tights (no holes please!), pink leather ballet slippers, black leather full sole Oxford tap shoes (Capezio CG-19 or CG-17 or equivalent), hair must be secured in a ballet bun – no bangs please.

JAZZ/ACRO (9-11 YRS)
Balera dark teal or black camisole bodysuit, black dance shorts (DG or Balera or similar) or black leggings, black split-sole jazz slippers (slip on style, no laces. Bloch or Capezio brand), hair must be tied back off the face

HIP HOP (9-11 YRS)
DG tee shirt (or plain black tee), dark-coloured leggings, DG sweatpants (or similar) or shorts (no jeans or skirts), black Converse All Star Chuck Taylor style sneakers (used for class only)…NO OUTDOOR SHOES permitted in the studio at any time!

BALLET/CONTEMPORARY/LYRICAL (12+ YRS)
Black bodysuit (any style), black dance shorts (DG or Balera or similar), Body Wrappers C31 convertible Theatrical Pink tights (no holes please!), pink leather ballet slippers, hair must be secured in a ballet bun – no bangs please. *Please note that half soles may be requested for this class, but are not required at this time

JAZZ/ACRO (12+ YRS)
Black bodysuit (any style), black dance shorts (DG or Balera or similar) or black leggings, black split-sole jazz slippers (slip on style, no laces. Bloch or Capezio brand), hair must be tied back off the face

HIP HOP (12+ YRS)
DG tee shirt (or plain black tee), dark coloured leggings, DG sweatpants (or similar) or shorts (no jeans or skirts), black Converse All Star Chuck Taylor style sneakers (used for class only)…NO OUTDOOR SHOES permitted in the studio at any time!

 

Pre-Professional Division Dancers (P1-4) 

  • Ballet/Jazz/Modern/Contemp/Acro – dancers require the Defy Gravity Exam bodysuit (available through the office by special order, each level of the Pre-Professional Program has a different colour bodysuit), but can also wear black bodysuits in class. PPP dancers require So Danca SD16 canvas split sole slippers in pink (this style may change as availability becomes an issue!).  P1/2/3 dancers will require pointe shoes and initial (first time) fitting of pointe shoes will be arranged with Miss Rishell (do not purchase on your own, we will help fit first pair of pointe shoes!).  Jazz footwear to be confirmed.  Black Apolla shocks are always a good choice for training.
  • Hip Hop – P1/2 dancers require white Nike Air Force 1
  • Tap – P1/2/3 dancers require black Jason Samuels Smith Tap Shoes by Bloch (double shank), P4 dancers require black oxford style tap shoes Capezio CG-19 or CG-09 or equivalent

Competitive Division Dancers (Co 1/2)

  • Ballet/Jazz/Modern/Lyrical – Any style black bodysuit, Body Wrappers C31 convertible Theatrical Pink tights (no holes please!), black dance shorts, So Danca SD16 canvas split sole slippers in pink, black Apolla Infinite/Performance shocks.  Further footwear requirements will be provided once classes begin.
  • Hip Hop – Co 2 dancers require Black converse All Stars, Co 1 dancers require white Nike Air Force 1
  • Tap – Co 1 dancers require black Jason Samuels Smith Tap Shoes by Bloch (double shank), P4 dancers require black oxford style tap shoes Capezio CG-19 or CG-09 or equivalent