Dress Code


As with all good dance institutions, Cecil Dancenter adheres to a dress code. We feel that it allows the instructors to view proper body alignment as well as it promotes discipline and uniformity. We use the following dress code:

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Toddler Dance (age 18 months - 35 months):
Attire: Comfortable clothing or dance attire with bare feet, sneakers, or ballet slippers

Creative Dance (age 3), Dance Basics (age 4), and Dance Fundamentals (Kindergartners):
Attire for girls: leotard & tights(dance skirts may be worn), pink ballet slippers
Attire for boys: shorts/sweats, t-shirt, black ballet slippers or jazz shoes

Children’s Combination Medley (1st grade):
Attire for girls: leotard & tights(dance skirts may be worn), black tap shoes, pink ballet slippers
Attire for boys: shorts/sweats, t-shirt, black tap shoes, black slippers or jazz shoes
Boyzbeat (boys only ages 3 - 7) shorts/sweats, t-shirt, sneakers required
Ballet (ages 7 & up):
Attire for girls: solid color leotard (skirts may be worn), pink/black tights, pink ballet slippers
Attire for boys & adults: dance attire or comfortable clothing (boys/men – black slippers)
Jazz (ages 7 & up):
Attire for girls: leotard, tights or jazz shorts/pants, black jazz shoes
Attire for boys & adults: dance attire or comfortable clothing with black jazz shoes
Note: Int 1 – Advanced levels need black “slip on” jazz shoes – no pedini’s
Tap (ages 7 & up):
Attire for girls: dance attire with flat black tap shoes
Attire for boys & adults: dance attire or comfortable clothing with flat black tap shoes
Hip-Hop (ages 8 & up):
Attire: Street/dance clothes, sneakers or hip-hop shoes
Modern/Contemporary (ages 8 & up):
Attire: dance attire and bare feet
Musical Theatre (ages 7 & up):
Attire: bare feet or any type of dance shoe.  Certain dance shoes may be required for the end of year performance.
Lyrical:
Attire: Levels 6-9 require foot undies or dance paws; Levels Int 1 – Adv require tan slip-on jazz shoes

Dance Shoes:

  • Children’s classes: ballet slippers (pink preferred)
  • Ballet: Capezio or Bloch Pink Ballet Slippers (slippers from Wal-Mart or Payless are not the same quality and are therefore not recommended)
  • Jazz: black jazz shoes( ballet slippers may also be used )
  • Tap: black tap shoes (velcro straps are not recommended)

For dance wear supplies we recommend:

The Dance Station, LLC
125 West Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
410-996-9445
(toll free) 866-996-9445

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