Arabesque

dance academy

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Dress Code

We have a dress code in place to instill professionalism and to allow the teacher to correct alignment and technique.

Dancers that identify as Female: All classes – slick pony tail & Ballet – slick ballet bun.

Please note that any required tights and shoes for a class will be part of their Recital costume in June, so we encourage everyone to purchase the correct shoes and attire to begin with.

Dancers that identify as Male: Male Appropriate Shoes in Black, black dance pants and black or white t-shirt

Broadway Arts Centre’s Dance Shop

All attire and shoes can be ordered at Broadway Arts Centre’s Dance Shop! Items will be ordered throughout September and the first of each month from October to May. See the front desk for details!
Other local dancewear stores:
Footloose Dancewear– 2892 Bloor Street West
Malabar Ltd– 14 McCaul Street
Ballet 2.5yrs to 7yrs
  • Pink or black bodysuit
  • Pink or black skirt is optional
  • Pink ballet tights
  • Pink ballet slippers
  • Pre-Dance Ballet & Tap Combo Class Only *Black tap shoes
Jazz & Tap 2.5yrs - 7yrs
  • Black tank bodysuit
  • Beige footed tights
  • Black slip on jazz shoes or Black tap shoes
  • Jazz & Tap Combo Class Only *require jazz shoes & tap shoes
Acro 4yrs +
  • Black Bodysuit
  • Beige Tights Footless, Stirrup or barelegs
  • Shorts are optional
  • Barefeet
Musical Theatre 5yrs +
  • Black BAC T-Shirt
  • Black stretch pants or Beige footed tights
  • Black tight shorts may be worn over bodysuit and tights
  • Black slip on jazz shoes
  • Please bring layers to keep warm during theatre and vocal
Hip Hop 4yrs +
  • Plain loose fitting pants, NO jeans or tear-aways
  • Solid color tank top or T-shirt
  • Clean indoor running shoes or Jazz sneakers
Ballet 8yrs +
  • Black tank bodysuit
  • Pink ballet tights
  • Pink split sole ballet shoes
  • Hair must be in a bun
  • *Pointe shoes must be approved before purchasing
Jazz & Tap 8yrs +
  • Black tank bodysuit
  • Beige footed tights
  • Black tight shorts may be worn over bodysuit and tights
  • Black slip on jazz shoes or black tap shoes
Contemporary 8yrs +
  • Black shorts or capri pants
  • Solid black tank bodysuit
  • Bare feet or Dance Paws