Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Greenville, RI
Winner BEST Dance Studio and Dance School in RI
What to Wear
Approved Dress Code for 2017-2018 Dance Season

​It is essential that the correct dance attire be worn in class at all times so the teachers may observe proper placement and alignment.  When dressed like a dancer, students FEEL like a dancer and will be more confident!  Dress codes also help remind dancers that they are a part of a group. The following items are selected specifically for each level.  Please be sure to purchase these specific items from our suggested retailers.
Mommy and Me
Girls:                                                                                    Boys: Parents:
Capezio short sleeve pink leotard                                  White Tshirt ​Comfortable Clothes
Capezio ballet pink transition tights                              Black pants
So Danca full sole ballet slippers                     Black ballet shoes
                                                                                         
Pre School and Primary
Girls:                                                                                     Boys:
Capezio short sleeve light blue nylon leotard               White Tshirt
Capezio ballet pink transition tights                               Black pants
So Danca full sole ballet slippers                    Black ballet shoes
Capezio/Bloch black patent leather tap shoes (625)     Black tap shoes
NO Ballet Skirts or Tutus
 
Level 1/2
Hair should be in a bun for Ballet
Capezio long sleeve black nylon leotard (134C)
Capezio transition tights ballet pink (Ballet) and light suntan (Jazz/Tap)
So Danca split sole ballet slippers
Capezio jazz shoes caramel EJ2C
Capezio Mary Jane tap shoes Caramel (3800)
*Optional:  Black Ballet Skirt
*Optional:  Black High Waisted Shorts G238
 
Level 3/4
Black one piece leotard
Light suntan transition tights
Lyrical/Contemporary Shoes TBA, toe undies or barefoot
Capezio jazz shoes black EJ2C
Capezio tap shoe CG19
*Black High Waisted Shorts G238
 
Preparatory/Pee Wee Company
Major Motion lycra leotard long sleeve (2102)
Leotard and tights should always be worn in ballet.  Alternative all black leotards may be worn in class as well, but all dancers must have the MM lycra leotard.
Capezio transition tights ballet pink and light suntan
So Danca split sole leather ballet slipper Pink (SD-60L)
Capezio jazz shoe caramel (EJ2-C)
Capezio Mary Jane tap shoes Caramel (3800)
Black High Waisted Shorts G238
Black High Waisted Motionwear Leggings 7018
10mm Double ring rhinestone earrings for performance

 
Rhythmettes/Jr/Sr
Major Motion lycra leotard long sleeve (2102)
Leotard and tights should always be worn in ballet.  Alternative all black leotards may be worn in class as well, but all dancers must have the MM lycra leotard.
Capezio transition tights ballet pink and light suntan
So Danca split sole ballet slipper Pink (SD-60L)
Capezio jazz shoe caramel and black (EJ2-C)
Capezio tap shoe CG19
Character Shoe TBA
Body Wrapper Mock Neck Crop Top BWP263
​(Black required for all choreography/rehearsals, other colors may be worn in class.)
Other Approved items: 
Short Sleeve Crop Top TB214, Camisole Tank TB104, Motionwear racerback tank:  3502
Black High Waisted Shorts G238       
Black High Waisted Motionwear Leggings 7018
12mm Double ring rhinestone earrings for performance

 
Hip Hop
For class, wear comfortable clothes and sneakers that have not been worn outside.  No tight jeans.  Do not wear street shoes inside studio.
​Any ALL black dance sneaker and  Capezio transition light suntan tights will be needed for the recital.  
 
Acro
Primary age dancers:  light blue short sleeve leotard and pink transition tights
Level 1 and up age dancers:  Long sleeve black leotards and Transition tights
​(Acro 5-9 will need pink tights for recital)
 
Contemporary (choose any top and bottom)
Black leotard and tights may be worn
Suggested items are:
*Black Short Sleeve Crop Top TB214 
*Black Camisole Tank TB104  
*Body Wrapper Mock Neck Crop Top BWP263
*Motionwear racerback tank:  3502
*Black High Waisted Shorts G238
*Black High Waisted Motionwear Leggings (Motionwear 7018)
 
Camisoles (needed for Dress Rehearsal and Recital)              
It is NOT to be worn as a leotard in class.
All dancers need a CAMISOLE.  This is a flesh colored spaghetti strap leotard that is worn under costumes at recital.
Please choose the color camisole that is closest to your dancer’s skin tone.
We do not sell dancewear at our Studios.

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