Attire by level, Hair & Makeup (Stage)

 

On this page you can find visual and written information regarding what your dancer is required to wear to classes (please contact us for information regarding male ballet/jazz/tap dancers). Also below are guides for (1) making a ballet bun, and (2) appropriate stage makeup by age for Recital or Competition (unless otherwise specified by your instructor)
Preschool Happy Feet Classes, Pre-Primary & Primary Ballet

 

  • Ballet Feet (Preschool): BLUE bodysuit (not shown)

  • Pre-Primary (Ballet Blossoms) & Primary: PINK bodysuit (shown left)

  • Ballet pink Mondor tights

  • Ballet slippers (full sole), leather, with elastic

  • Hair tied back, off the neck & away from the face

  • Skirt NOT required for regular classes - available for rent to use for RAD exams

Funky Feet:

  • Black ballet slippers for Funky Feet (see image below)

  • Black fitted tank or t-shirt and black fitted shorts or leggings

Tumble Tots (Acro): 

  • Fitted, comfortable cloting that allows for flexibility and freedom of movement

  • Bare feet for Tumble Tots

Ballet - Grade 1 Ballet & higher

 

  • Black bodysuit

  • Ballet pink Mondor tights

  • Ballet slippers, leather, with elastic (full sole - see image)

  • Hair tied back, off the neck & away from the face

 

Character:

  • Black character shoes with elastic sewn on

  • Character skirts and shoes available for rent through the studio - purchase of a skirt is not necessary

Jazz, Lyrical & Modern

 

Jazz

  • Black bodysuit

    • For Recreational classes, a fitted tank top and dance shorts is acceptable

    • Black fitted dance shorts may be acceptable

  • Beige (Tan) Mondor tights 

  • Black leather slip-on jazz shoes - Pre-Junior & Junior 1 & 2 levels

  • Beige leather slip-on jazz shoes - Junior 3 Jazz, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate & Recreational (Teen) levels

  • Hair tied back, off the neck & away from the face

    • Lyrical - hair may be worn half-up, half-down or down, at the teachers discretion

Lyrical

  • Shoes: beige "toe undies" may be used (see Image)

Modern

  • Bare feet

Tap

 

  • Black bodysuit

    • Black fitted dance shorts or dance pants may be acceptable - pants must be no longer than at the ankle so as not to interfere with shoes

  • Black leather classic style tap shoes - Pre-Junior, Junior 1 & 2 levels

  • Beige leather classic style tap shoes - Junior 3 Tap & up 

  • Hair tied back, off the neck & away from the face

Image Below: black leather tap shoes suitable for younger grades

Hip Hop

 

  • Clean, indoor running shoes 

  • Comfortable, fitted clothing that shows the lines of the body (does not have to be tight to the body) and that allows for flexible movement

    • e.g., shorts & a T-shirt

Hair and Make-up - helpful links and tips!

Check out these links for some helpful information about stage make-up and hair for dancers!

 

 

Click the following links for a general guide to Stage Makeup for Dancers:

* Please note: You do not have to purchase this specific brand of makeup or specific colours - similar colours and any brand you prefer will be great!

 

 

Young Dancer - Up to age 10-12

Prima Diva - Competitive Dancers Ages 11 & up

JAMglam - Another option for Stage makeup Ages 11 & up

 

There are a number of ways to make a Bun. Here are a couple of "How-to" videos that may  be helpful: 

IMPORTANT: Do not hesitate to use MUCH MORE hair product than you would use for everyday hairstyles - dancers need to jump and spin at high speeds and their hair needs stay "perfect"! 

 

 

Dance supplies available at Stage Stars in Prince Albert, SK

 

Ballet 'n' All That Jazz Dance Studios, Prince Albert, SK

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