Classes are for ages 8-12. We offer beginner through advanced classes for the junior dancer. Classe styles are Hip Hop, Poms, Tap, Ballet, Acrobatics, Musical Theatre and Contemporary (see schedule).
DRESS CODE FOR JUNIORS
Jr. Jazz/ Contemporary and Musical Theatre classes - Dancewear at all times. No street clothes. No loose fitting t shirts. Always wear a crop top or sports bra under shirts. We recommend tan DPU brand jazz shoes. If costume choice necessitates black, they can he dyed black if not wanting to purchase new. Hair should be secured back. No jewelry.
Jr. Hip Hop classes - Dancewear at all times. Looser fitting shirts and dance pants (such as the harem pants) may be worn, however always wear a sports bra or crop top under. NO STREET SHOES in class. No jeans. Shoes can be jazz shoes, Converse style tennis shoes or other tennis shoes ONLY USED FOR CLASS. Do not wear shoes from outside into the classroom. Hair should be out of face and no jewelry.
Jr. Tap - Dancewear at all times. U - shell tan buckle tap shoes (DPU brand) recommended to start in. May need others for recital depending on costume.
Ballet classes- Please read carefully. Leotard color as per specific class with Ballet Pink tights and pink ballet shoes (leather or canvas for class). Most likely younger classes will use leather for recital and older classes will use canvas. Please purchase through DPU as they will need to match for recital. ALL of Mr. Kam's classes need black leotard and pink tights. For Ms. Meredith's ballet l, ll, lll, and lV classes students may wear solid black, turquoise, or cerise (hot pink) leotards with ballet pink tights. DPU carries these solid colored leotards in these colors. Ms. Meredith's intermediate and advanced may wear black or the navy or burgundy solid color leotards from last season with ballet pink tights.
Hair must be in a bun for ALL ballet classes. Failure to abide by dress code after first warning will result in student being provided and charged with necessary attire or asked to sit out of class.
Ballet skirts may also be worn in any ballet classes.