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Dress Code

Dress Code

RECREATIONAL CLASSES - DRESS CODE 2021/2022

All participants in all programs offered by Turning Pointe Academy require proper dancewear and dance shoes. Students are permitted to wear extra body wear during winter months during warm-up. These extra garments can include dance sweaters, leg warmers, wraps and warm-up pants. Students are expected to have all appropriate dancewear no later than October 1st of the current dance year.

JUNIOR RECREATIONAL CLASSES (Kinderdance – Junior 1/Grade 1)

* JUNIOR RECREATIONAL BALLET *

KINDERDANCE (3 YEARS)

  • Pink Bodysuit/Dress, Pink Circle Skirt, and Pink Tights (Provided by TPA as part of the UNIFORM FEE), Pink Ballet Slippers (Bloch 225).

 

TINY TOES (4 YEARS)

  • Purple Bodysuit, Purple Circle Skirt, and Pink Tights (Provided by TPA as part of the UNIFORM FEE), Pink Ballet Slippers (Bloch 225).

 

BALLET/CREATIVE COMBO (5 YEARS)

  • Yellow Bodysuit/Dress, and Pink Tights (Provided by TPA as part of the UNIFORM FEE), Pink Ballet Slippers Full Sole (Bloch 205).

 

PRE-PRIMARY & PRIMARY BALLET (6/7 YEARS)

  • Pink Short-Sleeved Bodysuit (Mondor 1635), Pink Tights (Mondor), Wrap Skirt (Mondor), Pink Ballet Slippers Full Sole (Bloch 205).

 

GRADE 1 + 2 (8/9 YEARS)

  • Royal Blue Mondor Tank Bodysuit (Mondor 3545) *Belt is required, Pink Footed Tights (Mondor Microfiber 310), Full Sole Leather Bloch Ballet Slipper (205).

 

MALE DANCERS (JUNIOR BALLET)

  • Plain White Fitted T-shirt
  • Black Dance Pants or Shorts
  • Black Leather or Canvas Ballet Slippers

* COMBO CLASSES (6-7 YEARS) *

  • ALL COMBO CLASSES: Peacock Blue Bodysuit and Black Shorts

(Provided by TPA as part of the UNIFORM FEE)

Shoes:

JAZZ / HIP HOP Combo:

  • Big Star Nylon Gym Slipper for JAZZ and Clean Indoor non-marking Running Shoes for HIP HOP

JAZZ / TAP Combo :

  • Black Patent TAP Shoes (Capezio 625) and Big Star Nylon Gym Slipper for JAZZ

JAZZ / ACRO Combo:

  • Big Star Nylon Gym Slipper for JAZZ and Bare Feet for Acro
  • JUMPSTART JAZZ / ACRO / HIP HOP Triple Combo:

Big Star Nylon Gym Slipper for Jazz, Bare Feet for Acro, and Clean Indoor non-marking Running Shoes for Hip Hop

* JUNIOR RECREATIONAL JAZZ *

 

JUNIOR (8-10 years):

  • Bodysuit - sleeve length and colour of choice

  • Tights – Beige (Footed or Convertible)

  • Black Bloch Jazz Shoes (Gore Boot 499)

  • Optional Items: Dance Shorts or Capri Leggings

 

MALE DANCERS (JUNIOR JAZZ)

  • Plain White or Dark Coloured Fitted T-shirt (no logos/images preferred)
  • Black Pants with stretch or Shorts
  • Black Bloch Jazz Shoes (Gore Boot 499)


 

* JUNIOR RECREATIONAL TAP *

JUNIOR (8-10 years):

  • Bodysuit - sleeve length and colour of choice
  • Tights – Beige
  • Black Patent Tap Shoe (Capezio 625)
  • Optional Items: Dance Shorts or Capri Leggings

 

MALE DANCERS (JUNIOR TAP)

  • Plain White or Dark Coloured Fitted T-shirt (no logos/images preferred)
  • Black Pants with stretch or Shorts
  • Black Oxford Tap Shoes (style 443)

* JUNIOR RECREATIONAL ACRO & CONTEMPORARY *

ACRO STARS (6-7 years):

  • Peacock Bodysuit and Shorts (Provided by TPA as part of the UNIFORM FEE)
  • Bare Feet
  • Optional: Beige Mondor Footless Tights (312)

***Please note that students may have to purchase tights for the Spring recital.

 

 JUNIOR (8-10 years):

  • Bodysuit/Bikertard - sleeve length and colour of choice

  • Bare Feet
  • Dance Shorts
  • Optional: Beige Mondor Footless Tights (312), Capezio FootUndeez (Contemporary)

***Please note that students may have to purchase tights for the Spring recital.

 

MALE DANCERS (JUNIOR ACRO/CONTEMPORARY)

  • Plain White or Dark Coloured Fitted T-shirt (no logos/images preferred)
  • Black Dance Pants or Shorts
  • Bare feet

 

* JUNIOR RECREATIONAL HIP HOP *

MINI HOP (6-7 years) & JUNIOR (8-10 years):

  • Hip Hop requires comfortable clothing that dancers can move in ex. T-shirt and Leggings (no jeans permitted).
  • Students are asked to wear CLEAN dark-coloured indoor non-marking soled RUNNING SHOES. *Please ensure shoes chosen to wear in class are for this purpose only – hip hop running shoes should not be worn outside or have dirt in treads. This is a safety issue for all other students dancing at the studio in other expensive dance shoes or bare feet.

* MINI COMPANY *

MINI COMPANY (5-6 years):

  • Bodysuit - sleeve length and colour of choice

  • Tights – Beige (Bloch Convertible)

  • Jazz Shoes - Beige Bloch Jazz Shoes (Gore Boot 499)

  • Female Tap Shoes – Caramel Capezio Maryjane style
  • Male Tap Shoes - Black Oxford Tap Shoes (Capezio style 443)
  • Female Ballet Shoes - Pink Ballet Slippers Full Sole (Bloch 205)
  • Male Ballet Shoes - Black Leather Ballet Slippers (Bloch 205)

 

SENIOR RECREATIONAL CLASSES (11 + years)

* SENIOR RECREATIONAL JAZZ *

PRE-INTERMEDIATE, INTERMEDIATE, TEEN, SENIOR & BEGINNER:

  • Bodysuit - sleeve length and colour of choice

  • Tights – Beige (Footed or Convertible Mondor)
  • Shoes - Black Bloch Jazz Shoes (Gore Boot 499)

  • Optional Items: Dance Shorts or Capri Leggings

 

MALE DANCERS (SENIOR JAZZ)

  • Plain White or Dark Coloured Fitted T-shirt (no logos/images)
  • Black Dance Pants or Shorts
  • Black Bloch Jazz Shoes (Gore Boot 499)


 

* SENIOR RECREATIONAL TAP *

PRE-INTERMEDIATE, INTERMEDIATE, TEEN, SENIOR & BEGINNER:

  • Bodysuit - sleeve length and colour of choice
  • Tights - Beige
  • SHOES:
  • -  BEGINNER levels – Black Capezio Maryjane style 

  • -  PRE-INTERMEDIATE levels – Black Bloch Tap-On

-  INTERMEDIATE & Senior levels – Black Capezio CG19

  • Optional Items: Dance Shorts or Capri Leggings

 

MALE DANCERS (SENIOR TAP)

  • Plain White or Dark Coloured Fitted T-shirt
  • Black Pants with stretch or Shorts
  • Black Tap Shoes (Capezio CG19)

 

* SENIOR RECREATIONAL CONTEMPORARY & ACRO *

 

PRE-INTERMEDIATE, INTERMEDIATE, SENIOR, ADVANCED, TEEN & BEGINNER:

  • Bodysuit - style and colour of choice;

  • Dance Shorts
  • Bare feet
  • Optional: Mondor Footless Tights (312), Capezio FootUndeez

             

***Please note that students may have to purchase tights for the Spring recital.

 

 

MALE DANCERS (SENIOR CONTEMPORARY/ACRO)

  • Plain White or Dark Coloured Fitted T-shirt (no logos/images)
  • Black Pants with stretch or Shorts
  • Bare feet

 

* SENIOR RECREATIONAL HIP HOP *

PRE-INTERMEDIATE, SENIOR & BEGINNER:

  • Hip Hop requires comfortable clothing that dancers can move in ex. T-shirt and Sweatpants (no jeans permitted).
  • Students are asked to wear CLEAN dark-coloured indoor non-marking soled RUNNING SHOES. *Please ensure shoes chosen to wear in class are for this purpose only – hip hop running shoes should not be worn outside or have dirt in treads. This is a safety issue for all other students dancing at the studio in other expensive dance shoes or bare feet.

 

* SENIOR RECREATIONAL LYRICAL *

 

TEEN:

  • Bodysuit - style and colour of choice

  • Tights - Beige Footless

  • Footwear: Choice of Capezio Foot Undies (recommended) OR Dance Paws.

 

MALE DANCERS (SENIOR LYRICAL)

  • Plain White or Dark Coloured Fitted T-shirt (no logos/images)
  • Black Pants with stretch Shorts
  • Footwear: Choice of Capezio Foot Undies OR Dance Paws.

 

* SENIOR RECREATIONAL BALLET *

 

BEGINNER BALLET (8-10 YEARS)

  • Navy Blue Bodysuit (style of choice), Pink Footed or Convertible Tights, Full Sole Leather Bloch Ballet Slippers (205)

 

BEGINNER BALLET (11+YEARS) & TEEN BALLET

  • Black Bodysuit (style of choice), Pink Footed or Convertible Tights, Full Sole Leather Bloch Ballet Slippers (205)

 

GRADE 3

  • Navy Blue Mondor Tank Bodysuit (Mondor 1645) *Belt is required, Pink Convertible Tights (Mondor Microfiber 314), Full Sole Leather Bloch Ballet Slipper (205)

 

GRADES 4 & 5

  • Navy Blue Mondor Tank Bodysuit (Mondor 1645) *Belt is required, Pink Convertible Tights (Mondor Microfiber 314), Full Sole Leather Bloch Ballet Slipper (205)
  • Black Wrap Skirt optional (Mondor 6100), no shorts permitted

 

GRADE 6

  • Black Sleeveless Bodysuit - style of choice (Mondor 1633 OR 1645); Pink Convertible Tights (Mondor Microfiber 314), Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers (Capezio Hanami)
  • Black Wrap Skirt optional (Mondor 6100), no shorts permitted

 

VOCATIONAL LEVELS (Inter. Found., Intermediate, Adv. Found., Advanced 1 & 2)

  • Black Sleeveless Bodysuit - style of choice (Mondor 1633 OR 1645), Pink Convertible Tights (Mondor Microfiber 314), Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers (Capezio Hanami), Pink Satin Pointe shoes (brand of choice) with Ribbons. Black Wrap Skirt optional (Mondor 6100), no shorts permitted

 

 

Please note: RAD Ballet Exam requirements change for each level. A separate uniform specifically for exam purposes may be required according to RAD regulations.

 

MALE BALLET DANCERS

  • Plain White Fitted T-shirt
  • Black Dance Pants or Shorts
  • Black Leather or Canvas Ballet Slippers