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Academy Dress Code

Students who do not comply with the following dress code may not be permitted to participate in class.  No dangly jewelry, wrist bands, bracelets, or necklaces are permitted in any class. Colorado Ballet Academy’s dress code varies depending on the class. Below is an outline of what is expected for each class.

COLORADO BALLET ACADEMY DRESS CODE FOR LADIES:

  • Creative Dance: Young dancers may wear any outfit which allows them to move comfortably, individuality is encouraged. Ballet slippers are optional, socks and bare feet are acceptable.
  • Pre-Ballet: Ballet slippers (pink leather with a full sole) and a pink leotard and pink tights. Hair must be neatly secured in a bun.
  • Ballet Program Level 1 through Pre-professional: Pink ballet slippers, black leotard* any style and pale pink tights. Hair must be neatly secured in a bun. Short dance skirts are acceptable on the last class of the month only.
  • Jazz: Jazz shoes, black leotard*, and black tights or jazz pants. 
  • Tap: Black leotard*, Tights or black jazz pants, and black tap shoes.
  • Modern: Bare feet or socks, black leotard*, and black tights or black leggings.
  • Open Teen/ Adult Ballet: Ballet slippers (leather or canvas), any style leotard and tights or comfortable clothes to move in such as yoga pants and a t-shirt.

*Black leotards may be any style but may not include blocks of color. Any details, such as mesh or trim, must also be black. Colored leotards may be worn on Saturday Classes for Levels 5, 6, 7 and Pre-Professional Division Students

ACADEMY DRESS CODE FOR GENTLEMEN:

  • Creative Dance: Young dancers may wear any outfit which allows them to move comfortably, individuality is encouraged! Ballet slippers are optional, socks and bare feet are acceptable.
  • Pre-Ballet: Black gym shorts or leggings, underwear, white t-shirt, black or white ballet slippers.
  • Ballet level 1-Pre-professional: Black tights, dance belt, white t-shirt, white or black ballet slippers. 
  • Modern: Bare feet or socks, black comfortable clothing that allows movement.
  • Jazz: Jazz shoes, black jazz pants or comfortable clothing that allows movement as well as being form fitting, which allows teachers to see the body to make proper corrections.
  • Tap: Tap Shoes, comfortable clothing that allows movement as well as being form fitting.
  • Open Teen/ Adult Ballet: Ballet slippers (leather or canvas), any style leotard and tights or comfortable clothes to move in such as yoga pants and a t-shirt.

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