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Dress Code and Class Descriptions

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Dress Code

Pre-School- Tap & Ballet:  Pink or Black leotard; Pink or Black tights; Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes; Black tap shoes. Ballet dresses, skirts, and tutus are permitted.                                                                                                                               

Kids Combo - Tap & Ballet:  See Pre-School requirements above.

Ballet/Pointe:  Black leotard; Pink or Black convertible, footless, or stirrup tights; Pink canvas or leather ballet shoes for Ballet; Pink pointe shoes for Pointe.  Ballet skirts or ballet shorts are permitted.  Legwarmers are also permitted.  Hair in a bun. 

Contemporary/Lyrical/Acrobatics:  Solid color leotard; Black or Tan footless, convertible, or stirrup tights; Dance shorts or leggings are permitted. NO SHOES for Modern, Contemporary, or Acrobatics/AcroBallet; Lyrical shoes for Lyrical. 

Tap:  Fitted t-shirt, tank top, or camisole top; Leotards are suggested, but not required; Jazz pants, leggings, or dance shorts; black jazz-tap shoes.

Jazz/Musical Theatre:  Solid color leotard; Black or Tan footless, convertible, or stirrup tights; Jazz pants, dance shorts, or leggings are permitted.  Black jazz shoes for Jazz; Black or tan grecian sandals for Musical Theatre.

Boys and Men:  Black or White t-shirt; Black jazz pants, track pants, or shorts; Black jazz-tap shoes for Tap; Black ballet shoes for Ballet; Black jazz shoes for jazz; NO SHOES for Acrobatics, Contemporary, Modern, or Lyrical.

 

DRESS CODE NOTES:

1 - All students at TPSB must follow the dress code.  Dress codes are very important!  It makes it much easier to recognize incorrect body alignment, therefore making easier to make corrections.  Any student who comes to class with the wrong dance attire will be asked to sit out of class.  One or two times is understandable, but any more than that is not.

2 - Baggy clothing, jeans, and bulky jewelry are not permitted in any class.

3 - Hair should be secured neatly off of the face.  Ballet and pointe students must wear their hair in a bun.  Students with shorter hair must be in a pony-tail or secured neatly off the face.  Long braids are a safety hazard and are NOT ALLOWED.

4 - NO STREET SHOES on the dance floor, unless given permission to do so. 

 

Class Descriptions and Requirements

Pre-School - Tap & Ballet (age 3-5):  A basic level combination class in tap and classical ballet, utilizing creative movement for young pre-schoolers.

Kids Combo - Tap & Ballet (age 5-7):  A beginner level combination class in tap and classical ballet.

Open Ballet (age 8+):  A beginner level classical ballet class for the recreational student.  Basic ballet experience is recommended. ALL levels welcome.

Ballet II (age 10+):  An intermediate level classical ballet class for the more serious student.  Previous ballet training is required. 

Ballet III/IV (age 12+):  An advanced level classical ballet class for the serious student.  Previous ballet training is required.  By Invitation Only.

Pre-Pointe/Pointe I (age 9+):  A beginner level pre-pointe/pointe class for the serious student.  Pre-Pointe students will dance in flat ballet shoes.  Pointe I students will dance "en pointe."  Students must execute appropriate ballet strength and clean technique to dance on their toes, regardless of age.  STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE ENROLL IN AT LEAST 1 ADDITIONAL BALLET CLASS (AcroBallet is not an option).  By Invitation Only.

Pointe II/III (age 12+):  An intermediate/advanced level pointe class for the more serious student.  STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE ENROLLED IN AT LEAST 1 ADDITIONAL BALLET CLASS (AcroBallet is not an option).  By Invitation Only.

Contemporary Dance Company (age 12+):  An advanced level contemporary dance class for the serious, highly dedicated dancer.  Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 2 ballet/pointe classes and 1 technique class in Lyrical, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Modern, or Contemporary. Students are required to take classes over the summer months to be eligible to participate in the company.  

Lyrical I/II (age 8+):  An advanced beginner lyrical class, combining ballet and jazz dance. 

Lyrical III/IV (age 12+):  An intermediate/advanced lyrical class, combining ballet and jazz dance. By Invitation Only.

Kids Jazz (age 7-11):  A basic level jazz class for the recreational student. No previous dance experience is required. 

Int/Adv Jazz (age 12+):  An intermediate/advanced level jazz class for the more serious student, incorporating traditional and theatre jazz styles.  By Invitation Only.

Musical Theatre (age 10-19):  A beginner/intermediate level theatre jazz class.  Previous dance training is recommended, but not required.

Basic Tap (age 8+):  A basic level tap class for the recreational student.  No previous tap dance training is required to enroll.

Tap II/III (age 9+):  An intermediate level tap class for the recreational student, utilizing traditional and rhythm tap.  Previous tap dance experience is required. 

Tap IV (age 12+):  An advanced level tap class for the serious tap student.  Previous tap dance experience is REQUIRED to enroll.  By Invitation Only.

Acrobatics (age 6-10):  A beginner level acrobatics class.  This class integrates dance and gymnastic floor work.

AcroBallet (age 10-19):  An intermediate/advanced level acrobatics class that integrates ballet and gymnastic floor work.  This class integrates ballet and gymnastics floorwork.  By Invitation Only.                                                                         

Conditioning For Dancers (age 11+): A conditioning class for dancers that focuses on cardio, yoga, and Pilates-based exercises. No previous dance experience required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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