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Covington
Mandeville
River Ridge
1111 Village Walk Rd
105 Campbell Ave #3
2020 Dickory Ave #200
Covington, LA
Mandeville, LA
Harahan, LA
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Required Dress Code for All Dance Classes

Please note our standard dance dress codes by age and class below. All students must be appropriately dressed for each class in order to attend! Absolutely no bulky jewelry, jeans, dirty shoes, gum, or food of any kind allowed in the dance studio. Dancewear may be purchased at:

Buzy Bodies 
3555 Highway 190 in Mandeville
(985) 778-0578

Carmel's Dance Wear 
3004 Cleary Ave in Metairie 
(504) 457-0101

PRESCHOOL CLASSES (ages 18months-5)
Parent & Tot, Pre-Ballet/Tap GIRLS: Pink leotards, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Black tap shoes (if applicable), hair in bun, pink ballet skirt. BOYS: Black men’s tights or sweat pants, white t-shirt tucked in, and black ballet shoes. Black tap shoes (if applicable). *Please make sure that all screws on tap shoes are tightened before dancing.
CHILDREN AND TEENS ages 5-17
Ballet (ages 5-17) GIRLS: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes (split sole recommended), hair in bun, pink or black ballet skirt. BOYS: Black men’s tights or sweat pants, white t-shirt tucked in, black ballet shoes (split sole recommended).
Tumbling (ages 3-9) GIRLS: Black leotard, pink footless tights or black leggings, bare feet, hair secured back in bun or ponytail. BOYS: Black men’s tights or sweat pants, white or black t-shirt tucked in, bare feet.
Tap (ages 5-17) GIRLS: Black leotard, pink tights with knit or spandex shorts, or leggings, hair secured back in bun or ponytail, black tap shoes. BOYS: Plain black or white t-shirt, black sweatpants or athletic shorts, black tap shoes. *Please make sure that all screws on tap shoes are tightened before dancing.
Hip Hop / Jazz (ages 5-17) GIRLS: All black leotard or top, black sweat pants or leggings. Black dance sneakers. Hair secured back. No Shorts! BOYS: Black sweat pants, black or white t-shirt, black dance sneakers. Order sneakers on Amazon!
Contemporary/Modern (ages 5-17) GIRLS: Black leotard, pink footless or convertible tights with knit or spandex shorts, or leggings, hair secured back in ponytail or bun, bare feet. BOYS: Plain black or white t-shirt, black sweatpants or athletic shorts, bare feet.
Musical Theater (ages 8-17) GIRLS: Black leotard, pink tights with ballet skirt or knit or spandex shorts. The style of dance changes, so please call the front desk for proper shoes. Hair secured back in ponytail or bun. BOYS: Plain black or white T-shirt, black sweatpants or athletic shorts. The style of dance changes, so please call the front desk for proper shoes.
ADULTS
Ballet WOMEN: Black leotard, pink tights, pink split sole ballet shoes, hair in bun, ballet skirt. MEN: White T-shirt and black men’s tights or sweatpants, black split sole ballet shoes.
Hip Hop: Comfortable clothing and flat-soled closed-toe shoes (skate shoes, tennis shoes, combat boots). Black jazz sneakers optional.
Contemporary/Modern: Dress comfortably - suggested: leotard or athletic shirt, footless tights & shorts or jazz pants, hair secured back.
Tap: Comfortable, athletic clothing and tap shoes. Hair secured back. *Please make sure that all screws on tap shoes are tightened before dancing.
Take the next step and arrange your first lesson by calling the school nearest you!

Covington School of Music
(985) 590-4545
Mandeville School of Music & Dance
(985) 674-2992
River Ridge School of Music & Dance
(504) 738-3050