ACADEMY DRESS CODE

Students should wear street shoes and a cover up over dance clothes to and from TexARTS. Parents, please write the student’s name on all belongings. TexARTS is not responsible for items left on the premises. Students must wear appropriate attire (including shoes and hair) to each class. Instructors reserve the right to ask a student to observe class if they choose not to follow dress code.

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Acting Classes: Comfortable clothing that allows movement and clean shoes.  No flip flops or sandals.  A clearly labeled notebook, folder, and pencil should be brought weekly.

Voice Classes: Comfortable clothing that allows movement and clean shoes.  No flip flops or sandals.  A clearly labeled notebook, folder, pencil, and audio recorder should be brought weekly.

Visual Art Classes: Comfortable clothing and close-toed shoes for safety.  Students should bring an oversized shirt, smock, or apron to protect their clothing

Ballet/Tap Combo Class (Ages 3-7):

Ladies: Any color leotard, pink footed tights, pink ballet slippers (leather or canvas), black velcro tap shoes, hair pulled neatly away from face. Skirt or tutu optional.

Gentlemen: White t-shirt, black jazz pants, black ballet slippers, black tap shoes.

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Jazz/Tap Combo Class (Ages 3-7)*:

Ladies: Any color leotard or unitard, black jazz pants or tan tights and tan jazz shoes, black velcro tap shoes, hair pulled neatly away from face.

Gentlemen: White t-shirt, black jazz pants, black jazz shoes, black velcro tap shoes.

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Ballet (Ages 7+):

Ladies: Black leotard, pink convertible tights, pink ballet slippers (leather or canvas), hair pulled neatly away from face in bun.  No jewelry, small stud earrings are acceptable.

Gentlemen: White t-shirt, black tights, black ballet slippers (leather or canvas).

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Pointe:

Ladies: Black leotard, pink convertible tights, pink ballet slippers (leather or canvas), pink pointe shoes, hair pulled neatly away from face in bun.Gentlemen: White t-shirt, black tights, black ballet slippers.

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Jazz:

Ladies: Any color leotard, black jazz pants or shorts, black leather slip-on split-sole jazz shoes or tan tights and tan jazz shoes, hair pulled neatly away from face.  No jewelry, small stud earrings are acceptable.

Gentlemen: Fitted t-shirt, black jazz pants, black socks, and black leather slip-on split-sole jazz shoes.

Required Dance Shoes:

  • Jazz I & II: Tan Jazz Shoes
  • Jazz III and above: Tan Jazz Shoes and Black Jazz Shoes

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Modern and Contemporary*:

Ladies: Any color leotard or unitard, black jazz pants, shorts, or leggings, convertible tights, and foot undies or bare feet, hair pulled neatly away from face.  No jewelry, small stud earrings are acceptable.

Gentlemen: Fitted t-shirt, black jazz pants or bike shorts, tan jazz shoes, foot undies or bare feet.

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Tap:

Ladies: Any color leotard, black jazz pants or leggings, tap shoes, hair pulled neatly away from face. No jewelry, small stud earrings are acceptable.

Gentlemen: Fitted t-shirt, black jazz pants, and black tap shoes.  Please ensure that pants are short enough to see the feet.

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Hip Hop:
Comfortable clothing that allows movement (jazz pants, leotards, sweats, shorts, etc.) with jazz sneakers or clean street shoes.Suggested Class Attire:

Musical Theatre Academy (Youth and Teen Productions):

Ladies: Comfortable clothing that allows movement, fitted clothing preferred for dance rehearsals.  Black or tan slip-on split-sole jazz shoes.  No large, chunky, or dangly jewelry.  Hair pulled back out of the face.

Gentlemen: Comfortable clothing that allows movement, fitted clothing preferred for dance rehearsals.  Black or tan slip-on split-sole jazz shoes.Recommended Performance Attire (to wear under costumes):

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Twinkle Stars/Rising Stars/Musical Magic:

Ladies: Any color leotard, black jazz pants or tan tights and tan jazz shoes, hair pulled neatly away from face.

Gentlemen: White t-shirt, black jazz pants, black jazz shoes.

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*Most, if not, ALL classes are required to have tan shoes. Thank you.