The Academy of
Classical Ballet requires that students
wear a specific brand, style and color of leotard to each class. Please
read the following information carefully, as students not following
dress code will not be allowed to participate.
and respect are a part of dance training, and how students dress
is important as it sets the tone for a good dance class.
A specific uniform can also help children to learn faster, as
the instructor can make better corrections when all students are
dressed alike, as their attention is drawn to a student's
technique, not a student's hair or leotard choice.
Leotard (as listed by
class), pink tights, leather ballet
slippers. (Other items needed are listed).
No jewelry (aside from stud earrings) is
allowed. Jewelry is a distraction and a
Pre-Ballet students must hair their hair
pulled off of the face and neck either in a
bun, or two pinned up braids.
Ballet students hair must be in a very
All other students should have their hair
pulled back and secured (no headbands, they
tend to fall off)
Purchase more than one pair of tights. While
holes can be sewn, it is often faster to
have a new pair on hand. Dance tights are
specially made and are somewhere between
nylons and knitted dress tights in
No skirts are allowed from Pre-Ballet levels
and up. The same is true for leg warmers and
other body coverings.
The same leotard style/color and tight color
has already been selected for each class
level. For uniformity, purchase only
these styles and colors.
Level, Class, Brand, Style Number/Code, Color:
Capezio, #U6090CP, Pink
Pre-Ballet I Bloch, #
STUDENT LEVEL (Additional needed items)
Ballet I Capezio #
Pink (light weight thera/resistance band)
Ballet II Capezio #
Light Blue (Ballet I plus,
Ballet III Bloch #
Lavender (Ballet II plus
medium strength resistance band)
Ballet IV Capezio #
Royal Blue ( Ballet III plus
Heavy/Strong resistance band, pink "convertible" tights,
slippers and pre-pointe or pointe shoes)
Ballet V Capezio #
Ballet VI Capezio #
Leotard: Capezio #
Where to Purchase:
Online there are a variety of choices,
just copy and past the leotard brand and style number into a
search engine and go.
Additionally there are dancewear websites
such as Discount Dance Supply that supply all needed items
listed here, at a significant discount.
Trep-Art Dancewear store is the only dancewear store in Milwaukee.
Unfortunately most of our required leotards cannot be purchased
at this location, however shoes, tights and all other needed
items can be.