Dress Code & Attire

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Modern and Creative Dance Solid-color Leotard or Solid-color tee-shirt Footless tights, leggings or long shorts Barefoot
Ballet Solid-color Leotard or white tee-shirt Tights or black leggings Ballet slippers required Ballet skirt optional
Jazz Solid-color Leotard or solid-color tee-shirt Tights, leggings or long shorts Jazz shoes required
Tap Dance Solid-color Leotard or solid-color tee-shirt Tights, leggings or long shorts Tap shoes required
Hip Hop Solid-color Leotard or solid-color tee-shirt Leggings or long shorts Clean sneakers required No street shoes
Dances of the African Diaspora Solid-color Leotard or solid-color tee-shirt Tights, leggings or long shorts Barefoot
Music & Singing Comfortable clothing Comfortable clothing Barefoot
Parent/Toddler Movement Classes Comfortable play clothes Comfortable clothing Barefoot
  • Students should wear appropriate dance attire. Solid-colored clothing is
  • Long hair must be pulled back in either a bun or ponytail; short hair must be pulled back away from the face.
  • The following items are prohibited
  • Jeans, crop tops, short shorts, loud/busy prints, pajamas, jewelry
  • Jewelry may not be worn in Put jewelry in your dance bag or, preferably, leave it at home to avoid losing it. Keep dance bags and other belongings in a locker in the dressing rooms.
  • The Mark Morris Dance Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Lockers are located in the changing rooms on the ground and fourth floors. You will need to bring your own lock. Items placed in lockers must be removed daily.
  • We do not have a store on site, however there are many dance wear stores throughout the city. Visit the F.A.Q’s for more information.