Students are required to wear a leotard that allows the instructor a clean, visible, defined line. A leotard with a “V” neckline or pinch front and a low “V” back are suggested.
Level 1: White Level 4, 5: Royal Blue
Level 2, 3, & 3A: Burgundy Level 6, 7: Black
HIP ALIGNMENT BELT
One inch adjustable belt will be used to check hip alignment and to signify dancer’s level.
|Level 1:||Bubblegum||Level 3A/4, 4:||Light Blue|
|Level 2:||White||Level 4/5, 5:||Hot Pink|
|Level 2/3, 3:||Navy Blue||Level 5/6, 6:||Turquoise|
|Level 3/3A, 3A:||Lavender||Level 7:||No Belt required|
White fitted T-shirt, black tight ankle pants or a biketard
Convertible Tights – Theatrical Pink only, to allow for easy access to the foot during pointe work. No ankle tights allowed
Suggested manufacturers – Body Wrappers, Capezio.
Canvas ballet slippers are required. Canvas allows the feet to breath and are washable. Please no leather slippers, except for small sizes.
BALLET POINTE SHOES
It is recommended to have a BCI instructor approve the proper fit before sewing and wearing pointe shoes.
Hair and Bangs must be pulled back neatly and secured in a bun.
Jazz shoes and any tasteful jazz apparel or class uniform will be accepted.
MODERN / HIP-HOP ATTIRE
Tasteful apparel or classroom uniform will be accepted
No jewelry is allowed in view of maintaining a safe work environment and clean lines.
Exceptions: small cross necklaces and small stud earrings.