Academy of Ballet

Rules and Regulations

Dress Code:

Female Students

Beginning ages 6 and 7: Pink head to toe! Leotard, tights, ballet slippers, short chiffon skirt is optional.  No tutus, please.

Beginning aged 8 - 12 and Year Two: Pink or Black leotard, pink tights and shoes, short, chiffon skirt to match leotard is optional.

Year Three and Beyond: Black leotard, pink tights and shoes, short black skirt is optional.

Male Students, All Levels

White tee shirt, black tights, black or white ballet shoes.


Properly fitting (not baggy) dancewear in solid colors. Black or pink tights.  Black or pink shoes. Athletic clothing to allow movement.

All Students:

refrain from wearing jewelry. Warm-up clothing is not to be worn in class. Hair is to be properly groomed.  Long hair is to be secured in a bun and hairnet.  Hair is to be away from the face and neck.

PLEASE NOTE: Students are expected to be neat, clean and modest in attire. Leotards of an asymmetrical design and fully bare backs are not permitted. Non-beginner leotards must be entirely solid black.

The studio opens 15 minutes prior to the first class, and closes 15 minutes after the last.

Please be on time picking up your child.  Day care is not provided.

Visitors are not permitted without prior permission.  Rehearsals are closed to visitors. Dancers, however, are allowed to observe any rehearsal.

Chronic absenteeism is unacceptable.  Students are permitted to sit out and observe class if they have a note from a parent. The student is expected to write out the class. Students who are absent for five or more classes will not be advanced to the next level.

Water bottles are not allowed in studio. Water and paper cups are provided on 3rd floor.

Food, including snacks and candy is not to be consumed in the dressing rooms, nor on the 4th floor.