Dress Code 

All attire is available at Barbara’s Dancewear (10% discount if you say you are from CBT). Please be sure you know what you need to purchase and what class you are in before you go to the dance store.

Summer Attire  2.5 – 3yrs, and Levels PKJK, SK1st & Level 1: We recommend purchasing attire for the new level you have been promoted to for the Fall, however current class attire from the spring is acceptable for the summer.  Levels 2 - 8 please purchase a basic black leotard and skirt for the Ballet & Contemporary camps. 

Shoe and Hair requirements:

2.5-3yrs or Preballet PKJK and SK-1st:
• Pink leather or canvas, ballet shoes (Not Target, Walmart or Payless brand).
• Students taking Tap - please wear black tap shoes with elastic.
•  Neat ponytail, bun, or pigtails. Bun tutorial video can be seen 
Here


Levels 1-8:
• Pink canvas ballet shoes that fit like a glove, either Bloch, Capezio, Russian Pointe, or Grishko.
• Students taking Tap - please wear black tap shoes with elastic if under the age of 10.  Older students can wear any type of black tap shoes.
• A bun is required: Slick back your hair (with water and/or gel if needed) into a tight ponytail. Twist the ponytail and wrap around into a bun with pins.  Secure with sheer hair net and more pins. No stray hairs and minimal bangs. Bun tutorial video can be seen 
Here


Satellites:

 

Follow dress code instructions of the satellite school, and usually unless otherwise specified, PKJK classes do not dress out at Pursuits, St Agnes, Roulhacs and CMDS. Please wear your hair in a bun, pony tail, or pigtails to school on your ballet day. White thin bobby socks and pink ballet shoes are required. Pull on tutus are provided by CBT each class time. Please note a leotard will be required for the Spring Recital and information will come. Information for Nutcracker will be given in the Fall.

Ballet Class Uniform requirements:
 

Pre Ballet and Ballet Requirements:
 

Preballet 2.5 yrs - 3 yrs:
• Lt. Pink Dance Dress (Leotard with attached skirt)
• Theatrical Pink Footed Tights or thin white bobby socks


Preballet PK-JK (3-5yrs):
• Lt. Pink Short Sleeve microfiber (Eurotard) Leotard NO attached skirt
• Lt. Pink Microfiber (Eurotard) Pull-On Skirt
• Theatrical Pink Footed Tights or thin white bobby socks


Preballet SK (5yrs):
• Lt Blue Short Sleeve microfiber (Eurotard) Leotard
• Lt. Blue Microfiber (Eurotard) Pull-On Skirt
• Theatrical Pink Footed Tights or thin white bobby socks


Preballet 1st (6 yrs):
• Royal Blue Short Sleeve microfiber (Eurotard) Leotard
• Royal Blue Microfiber (Eurotard) Pull-On Skirt
• Theatrical Pink Footed Tights or thin white bobby socks

Level 1:
• White Microfiber Short Sleeve (Eurotard) Leotard
• White Microfiber (Eurotard) Pull-On Skirt
• Theatrical Pink Convertible Tights (Bodywrappers or Capezio)


Level 2:
• Lilac Princess Seamed Capped Sleeve Microfiber (So Danca) Leotard
• Lilac Microfiber (So Danca) Pull-On Skirt
• Theatrical Pink Convertible Tights (Bodywrappers or Capezio)


Level 3:
• Celestine Blue Princess Seamed Capped Sleeve Microfiber (So Danca) Leotard
• Celestine Microfiber (So Danca) Pull-On skirt
• Theatrical Pink Convertible Tights (Bodywrappers or Capezio)


Levels 4 - 5:
• Black Princess Seamed Capped Sleeve Microfiber (So Danca) Leotard
• Black wrap chiffon (Bloch) Skirt
• Theatrical Pink Convertible Tights (Bodywrappers or Capezio)


Levels 6 to 8:
• Black Princess Seamed Capped Sleeve Microfiber (So Danca) Leotard
• Seniors may wear any style of black leotard. Leotards should be simple style with no criss crossing straps, sparkles, or cutouts on the back.
• Required black pattern wrapped “Jule” brand skirt WS197 Wrap Skirt: Magnolia | Jule Dancewear (Please do not purchase another pattern and order early)
• Theatrical Pink Convertible Tights (Bodywrappers or Capezio)

 

Please do not wear a visible sports bra with your leotard. Skirts should be all one length around and short, and should be worn on or right below the waist. “No-show” socks are NOT allowed.


Boys attire all levels:
• Black leggings or snug black joggers from the Gap, or black tights
• White snug T-shirt v neck or regular
• White thin long socks under the leggings, or white tights
• Black ballet slippers

Jazz, Modern or Contemporary Dance

Levels 2 - 3:
Wear this with your leotard: Black leggings or black jazz boy shorts over tights. Hair in a ponytail or bun.

Levels 4 - 8 and adults:
Wear these items over your leotard: Black leggings long or under the knee OR wide leg modern dance
pants from a dance store OR wide leg yoga pants OR boy shorts over tights. Black jazz shoes.
Sometimes dance paws are requested too by individual instructors for performance. Hair should be in a
ponytail or bun. Sports bra and full tank top may be worn instead of your leotard if you don’t have a ballet
class afterwards.

Musical Theater 
Comfortable pants, leggings, or shorts, with a shirt, tennis shoes. Slip-on jazz shoes or character shoes, or ballet shoes are now required to protect our special flooring in the main studio. Upon entering the studio, please remove your street shoes and put them on the rack, then put on the dance shoes. Black mary jane style shoes from Payless with a strap, or option of low heel character shoes, may be needed for shows (a letter will be emailed to you with shoe requirements after auditions).

Tap Class 
Leotard OR form fitting, plain tank shirt/T-shirt of any solid color with no imprinting, black leggings, thin socks, Black tap shoes with elastic for students under the age of 10.  Older students can wear any type of black tap shoes.

Adult Ballet 
Leotard any color, pink or black tights with skirt optional or dance style leggings or sweats. Please be sure we can see the ankles. Pink ballet/ slippers Bloch, Capezio, Grisko or Russian Pointe preferred. Hair in a bun or twist.