Dance Supplies Needed

Please visit Balletomania on 2 Tucker Drive, Poughkeepsie (near Adam's Fairacre Farms/Dutchess Turnpike) 


Girl's Dance Attire  

~ Bodysuits must be worn. It can be pink, white or black with long, short or tank style sleeves. Please refrain from wearing baggy shirts of any kind over their bodysuits.

~ Tights, tights with biker length shorts, tights with capri pants, or leggings must be worn. Legwear can be white, pink, tan or black.  Baggy pants are not allowed.


Hair: All hair lengths must be worn off of the face, neck and out of eyes. Headbands may also be worn by those with very short hair. Ponytails and buns are perfect.  If the ponytail can reach the dancer’s cheek it must be worn in a bun. Please keep extra hair supplies in your dancer’s bag.



It is helpful for all dancers to have a dance bag for their shoes, extra hair supplies, and any handouts i.e our tuition envelope which is distributed monthly. 


Jewelry: rings, bracelets, necklaces, dangling earrings may not be worn. Small non dangling earrings are permitted.


Boy’s Dance Attire

Black sweatpants (not too baggy) with an elasticized cuff. Plain white, snug fitting, short sleeve or tank t-shirt.  


Shoe Requirements for Tap/Ballet Combo Classes 


Girls: Pink ballet slippers and tan tap shoes with buckle (no ribbon ties please). Boys: Black tap oxfords and black ballet slippers.


Shoe Requirements for Individual Classes


Tap: Black tap oxford (i.e. Capezio CG55).

Ballet: Pink split sole for girls. Black split sole for boys.Tie a double knot in any strings. If double knot is longer than one inch, cut off the excess. Tuck strings inside shoes.   

Jazz: Tan split sole, lace up or slip on style.

Hip Hop: Solid black (no colored laces or stitching) sneakers.

Pointe shoes: Pink. We recommend your dancer be fitted at a dancewear store therefore buying online is not recommended. 

Modern and Lyrical and Contemporary: Tan foot undies.

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