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A technical dance form that draws influence from various movements, creating a fusion of jazz, ballet, and modern. Developed in the mid-twentieth century, contemporary dance has quickly been gaining popularity.


Contemporary dance tends to combine controlled legwork from ballet with floor work, and improvisation characteristics.

Dress Code

  1. Leotard and tights or fitted shorts; no loose pants or street clothes

  2. Bloch tan slip-on jazz shoes

  3. Hair in a bun or ponytail

  4. Boys – black jazz oxfords, dark jazz pants or shorts, T-shirt

No jewelry or watches allowed as it is dangerous to the dancers. Please recognize that the dancers are exerting themselves physically. We recommend the dancers have deodorant available in their dance bags at all times. Good grooming is important as it does reflect on the child’s ability to dance. Also, please label dancewear, costumes, outerwear, and boots. We do have a lost and found in the dancers’ lounge that is donated to goodwill at the end of June.


*Adaptations to the dress code may be made to help a dancer as required. Please contact the studio with questions or concerns.

Dress Code
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