Kids Etc Youth Movement Co.

Recreational Division DRESS CODE

Preschool Programs

  • Rainbow Rhythms & Jitterbugs: Any leotard or shorts paired with leggings and a t-shirt
    are acceptable. Ballet slippers are optional but recommended.
  • Tumble Bugs: Leotards are preferred, with bare legs and feet.
  • Hip Hop Boppers: Wear leggings, shorts, or sweatpants, complemented with a
    comfortable t-shirt. Non-marking running shoes are required for in-studio use ONLY.
  • Steps and Shining Stars:
    • Option 1: Any leotard; ballet pink tights or socks, pink ballet slippers, and black tap
    • Option 2: Shorts and a t-shirt, black ballet slippers, and black tap shoes.


  • Option 1: Hair should be styled in a classical ballet bun using both a hair net and hairpins; short
    hair must be held back with a headband. Pink ballet slippers, ballet pink tights, and any black
    leotard are required for all levels.
  • Option 2: White t-shirt, black tights or shorts, black ballet slippers.

Jazz / Lyrical / Modern / Musical Theatre / Tap / Acro

  • Hair must be secured back or held back with a headband.
  • All dancers must wear suitable dancewear. This includes leotards and tights or dance
    pants; tank top with dance shorts. For acro dancers, bare legs are necessary. A leotard and shorts or biketard is recommended.
  • Footwear:
    • Jazz: Black jazz shoes
    • Lyrical: Beige jazz shoe, foot paws, turning shoes, or bare feet as required by the instructor.
    • Tap: Full sole black tap shoes
    • Modern/Contemporary: Barefoot
    • Musical Theatre: Black Jazz Shoe
    • Acro: Barefoot

Hip Hop

  • Loose, comfortable clothing, such as sweatpants and a t-shirt. Non-marking running shoes for in studio use ONLY are required.