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WHAT TO WEAR

Look the part, feel the part.

Ballet

Pre-School,

Pre Primary,

Primary Foundation  & Primary

GIRLS:
FREED polycotton lycra 'FREYA' (skirted cotton lycra leotard) in LILAC. *Variations not permitted.

Cotton x-over in LILAC (optional)

Pink/skin tone ballet socks or ballet tights, pink/skin tone full sole leather ballet shoes with elastic.

 

BOYS:

Boys Ballet shorts in NAVY.

Short sleeved t-shirt in WHITE. White ballet socks and white leather ballet shoes.

Ballet

Grade 1-3

GIRLS:

FREED polycotton lycra 'AIMEE' leotard in TEAL with matching belt, please sew to fit waist.

Cotton x-over  in TEAL (optional)

Pink/skin tone ballet tights and pink/skin tone leather full sole ballet shoes with elastic.

Black canvas character shoe (**Low heel Grade 1&2 / Cuban heel Grade 3**) and LITTLE BALLERINA character skirt with BLUE ribbon detail: WHITE, BLUE, ROYAL  *Variations not permitted.

The length measurement should be taken from waist to mid calf (which is the widest part of the lower leg) The skirt length is measured from the waistband seam. Please don't be tempted to add too much for growing room. These skirts should not be worn too long. Older girls' skirts should ideally be no more than 3" below the knee.

BOYS:

FREED 'Aaron' short sleeved leotard in WHITE.

FREED Boys stirrup tights or Ballet shorts in NAVY.

White ballet socks and white full sole leather ballet shoes.

Oxford canvas lace-up character shoe.

Ballet

Grade 4 & 5

GIRLS:

FREED polycotton 'BETHANY' leotard in PURPLE.

Pink/skin tone ballet tights and pink/skin tone leather or canvas ballet shoes. Split sole shoes permitted.

Black canvas cuban heel character shoe and LITTLE BALLERINA character skirt with BRIGHT ribbon detail: RED, PURPLE, BLUE.  

The length measurement should be taken from waist to mid calf (which is the widest part of the lower leg) The skirt length is measured from the waistband seam. Please don't be tempted to add too much for growing room. These skirts should not be worn too long. Older girls' skirts should ideally be no more than 3" below the knee.

 

BOYS:

FREED 'Aaron' short sleeved leotard in WHITE.

FREED Boys stirrup tights in NAVY.

White ballet socks and white leather ballet shoes.

Oxford canvas lace-up character shoe.

Ballet

Grade 6-8,

Intermediate Foundation & Intermediate

GIRLS:

Grade 6 - BLOCH Ladies Sissone Low Back Leotard L5407 in BLACK
Grade 8 - BLOCH Ladies Sissone Low Back Leotard L5407 in ROYAL BLUE

Pink/skin tone ballet tights, leather or canvas ballet shoes. 

​Character items as previous grade.

INTERMEDIATE FOUNDATION & INTERMEDIATE
FREED polycotton lycra 'BETHANY' in BLACK

Pink/skin tone ballet tights, soft blocks with ribbons, soft shoes and pointe shoes.

Jazz & Tap,
Contemporary

JAZZ & TAP:

ADA vest (available to order here: ADA SHOP | ASHLEY DANCE ACADEMY

Black leggings, jazz pants or shorts

Footwear: 

Jazz - Black  Jazz shoes or Jazz Trainers

Tap - Black Tap Shoes

GIRLS CONTEMPORARY:

Juniors: BLOCH Round Neck Tank Leotard CL5405 in Black

Seniors: BLOCH Ladies Sissone Low Back Leotard L5407 / FREED polycotton lycra 'BETHANY'

Black leggings, jazz pants or shorts

BOYS CONTEMPORARY:

Plain black tshirt/vest

Black leggings, track pants or shorts

WHERE TO BUY

We recommend you have an outing to a specialised dance wear shop to buy your ballet uniform and goodies. It is best to have your dance shoes fitted professionally to ensure the right fit. Why not visit THE BALLET BOUTIQUE for expert advice. 

 

146 Merton Road, Wimbledon, SW19 1EH

Phone: 020 8540 9000

 

info@ballet-boutique.co.uk

www.ballet-boutique.co.uk

HAIR

JAZZ, TAP & CONTEMPORARY

Hair should be worn in a ponytail or similar style; off the face and neck. 

BALLET

A classical bun should be worn from Grade 1 Ballet.  For Pre-School and lower grades, please style the hair off the face and neck.

See our hair tutorial for help!

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