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Younger pupils uniform requirements for IDTA examinations:

  • Ballet - Pink Cotton lycra RAD leotard with pink RAD wrap skirt, pink ballet socks and clean pink ballet shoes with pink elastic sewn in correct position.  Hair in bun secured with spray gel, bun net and hair pins to match hair colour
  • Tap, Modern Jazz, and Theatrecraft - Purple nylon lycra leotard with ruching, black nylon lycra leggings, with black short socks. Black Tap shoes with heel taps, or black ballet shoes with black elastic sewn in correction position for Theatrecraft, bare feet for Modern Jazz. Hair in plaited ponytail secured with purple bands top and bottom
  • Disco/Freestyle - Black stretchy trousers or Black jazz pants, black short socks and black ballet shoes with black elastic sewn in correct position. Plain fitted T-shirt any bright colour. Hair in ponytail with band to match T shirt or black to match trousers

Any questions regarding this notice please do not hesitate to call me on 07710 792237 when I am not teaching.

Further Uniform Requirements:

For older dancers for IDTA examinations:

  • Ballet and National (Character Dance) - RAD regulation leotard, pink ballet tights, Pink leather ballet shoes with pink elastic sewn in correct position, or Black character shoes and Black character skirt. Hair in bun secured with spray gel, bun net and hair pins to match hair colour
  • Tap and Modern Jazz - Grades 1 + Purple nylon lycra leotard, black nylon lycra leggings. Black short socks with black tap shoes with heel taps, or bare feet for Modern Jazz.  Hair in plaited ponytail with purple bands top and bottom.  Adult pupils may wear black jazz pants, plain fitted bright coloured T shirt, black short socks with Tap shoes, or black ballet shoes with black elastic.  Hair in ponytail with bands to match T-shirt or black to match trousers
  • Cheerleading - Black jazz pants or black stretchy trousers with plain fitted bright coloured T shirt with plain short socks to match either clean white or black trainers. Hair in ponytail with bands to match outfit
  • Freestyle/StreetDance - Black jazz pants or black stretchy trousers, with plain fitted bright coloured T shirt, with black short socks and black ballet shoes or black full sole Jazz Shoes.  Hair in a ponytail with bands to match outfit

Dancewear Suppliers

  • Dancia, 36-38 Prospect Street, Caversham, Reading Berks. 01189478123
  • The Dancers Shop, 7 Church Street, Basingstoke, Hants. 01256842693
  • Dancersworld, 19 London Road, Blackwater, Camberley, Surrey. 01276600935

Please see uniform list for class and note any changes for examinations when they are due. Dancewear shops are a little more expensive as they have running costs, if you are sure what sizes you need then ordering online may be cheaper.  Maybe a group of mothers could get together and save on postage.