Getting Started

For your convenience, all equipment may be ordered & purchased at the studio at a reasonable cost. We want to match at performing time! 🙂


All Pre-Dance, Beginning, Elementary, and Intermediate students of ballet are required to wear short sleeved or tank, scooped neck leotard (see color requirements below), pink tights and pink ballet slippers.

Leotard Color Requirements
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  • Tiny Tots, Pre-Dance, and Beginning -- Royal Blue
  • Elementary -- Royal Blue
  • Inter. I & I--Sky Blue
  • Inter III & IV--Light Pink
  • Advanced--Black
Legwarmers, wrap sweaters, elastics, and knee pads for jazz or hip hop are optional equipment and may be used but not abused! Skirts are only allowed on visiting weeks or in the pointe classes. No crop tops allowed! T-Shirts are not acceptable dancewear. Socks for dance class (in the place of shoes) are prohibited on our floors. All required clothing will be their costume base for informal arts concerts & minirecitals & ALL required clothing is available at registration. **We prefer everyone purchase their dancewear with us so that we can assure it matches each person for their uniform for classes & performances.


  • Black leotard
  • Black shorts
  • Tan jazz shoes


  • Black leotard
  • Black shorts
  • Black tap shoes


  • Black Unibike OR black leotard
  • Black shorts


  • Black leotard
  • black shorts
  • Tan 1/2 Soles

Hip Hop

  • Tight fitting tank top (any solid color)
  • Black pants
  • Black hip hop shoes
All other classes may wear any color leotard, but should check with their instructor for tights, pants & shoes.

Male Students

  • Navy shorts
  • White T-Shirts,
  • White Socks
  • Black Shoes
...or appropriate dancewear. All Students MUST have Hair pulled neatly and securely off the face! Buns are preferred but braids or ponytails are acceptable. If you have short hair please use a headband or pins and get your hair off your neck as much as possible.

Important Dates

Our session goes from September through June and culminates in a Production recital this school year.

August 1st - Online Registration OpensAugust 25th, 2:00-7:00pm - Open House Registration and dancewear fittingsAugust 26th, 1:00 & 4:00pm- Studio Dance Theatre's Nutcracker AuditionsSeptember 11th - Classes BeginSeptember 16th, 6:00pm - Imagine Worship's Night of WorshipOctober 7th, 2:00pm - Informal Arts ConcertOctober 9th-12th - Bring a Friend WeekNovember 4th, 2:00pm - Informal Arts Concert
December 2nd, 3:00pm & 7:00pm - Studio Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"December 18th-21st - Christmas Party week in all classesDecember 22nd-January 7th - Christmas break (no classes, studio closed)February 3rd, 2:00pm- Informal Arts ConcertMarch 9th, 2:00 & 6:00pm - Velocity, DAPC showcaseMarch 29th-April 7th - Spring Break (no classes, studio closed)May 2024 - Picture DayJune 8th - Production Recital 2024