2019-2020 Dress Code

As of June 2019, the dress code is as follows.

Abiding by the dress code is imperative for the safety of our dancers and their progression in dance.

We will enforce these requirements.

When shopping from DDS, please use our account code to find your dress code options: TP124595

Mommy & Me!

ages 2-3

Mommy & Me! : Class Description

Enjoy 1-on-1 time with your little one during "Mommy & Me!" One parent, grandparent, nanny, or gaurdian is required to attend class with your little one. Get ready to crawl through tunnels, wave the parachute, & dance and sing the day away!

DRESS CODE:

Children: Any comfy clothing fit for playing, crawling, dancing, & moving!

Shoes: Bare feet, ballet slippers, or non-skid socks

Adults: Any comfy clothing fit for playing with your little ones.

Shoes: Socks please!

Creative Rhythm

ages: 2.5 - 4
must be potty trained

Creative Rhythm : Class Description

These little dancers will develop coordination and focus, as well as learn how to follow direction, memorize pattern and learn the basics of ballet.

 

Classes will include: song, dance, beginner barre, and moving across the floor.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Pink leotard, pink skirt, pink tights

Shoes: Full sole pink leather ballet slippers

Boys: White t-shirt, black pants

Shoes: White shocks, full sole white leather ballet shoes

Tap & Ballet Combo

ages: 4-6

Tap & Ballet Combo : Class Description

Young dancers will begin to learn the basics of tap & ballet technique. We suggest a 2 year enrollment in our Tap & Ballet Combo before advancing to Level 1 technique classes. 

 

At Coalesce, we value a strong foundation in ballet. Educating dancers at such a young age, benefits the dancer mentally and physically, & grants them opportunity to really flourish as they grow in dance.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, black skirt, pink tights

Shoes: Full sole pink leather ballet slippers, tap shoes

Boys: White t-shirt, black pants

Shoes: White socks, full sole white leather ballet shoes, tap shoes

Ballet 1, 2, 3

approx age: 7+, 12+, 15+

Ballet 1, 2, 3 : Class Description

The Cecchetti Technique is practiced at Coalesce Center for Dance Artistry.

We see a great importance in the discipline, alignment, strength and precision that ballet provides. It is known that ballet lays the foundation for all other styles, this is 100% true. We encourage all of our students to enroll in ballet. Company members are required to take ballet. 

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, any skirt (optional), pink convertible tights. Hair must be in a bun.

Ballet 1: Full sole pink leather ballet slippers

Ballet 2:Full sole pink leather ballet slippers unless otherwise instructed

Ballet 3: Split sole pink canvas ballet slippers

Boys: White t-shirt, black pants

Shoes: White socks, full sole white leather ballet shoes unless otherwise instructed

Tap 1, 2, 3

approx age: 7+, 12+, 15+

Tap 1, 2, 3 : Class Description

With a focus on rhythm, time, sound, and precision, dancers will be challenged to articulate the sounds of their feet. Tap is a very energetic and physical class, we are proud to have a staff & list of master class teachers who are elite tappers.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard with black shorts or leggings. Hair must be pulled back.

No t-shirts, please.

Boys: White t-shirt, black pants

Tap 1, 2, 3: Black full-sole lace up Tap Shoes

Jazz 1,

Int./Adv. Jazz

approx age: 7+, 14+

Jazz 1, 2, 3

Students will learn the iconic and classical jazz style that is so recognizable in the arts. Through turns, leaps, use of attitude and posture, dancers will excel in this uniquely beautiful style.

Dancers are encouraged to enroll in ballet as well in order to strengthen technique. 

 

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Any color leotard, tan tights, black shorts. Hair must be pulled back.

Boys: Any color t-shirt/ athletic top, black pants/tights

Shoes: Tan Jazz Shoes

Lyrical 1, Int. Lyrical 

approx age: 7+, 14+

Lyrical 1+/2, Adv.

Lyrical is a mix between ballet and jazz, as it requires the strength and artistry of ballet and the style and emotion of jazz. Lyrical dance is poetic and expressive in the way that dancers are moved by the lyrics of the song. Dancers will also learn about the importance of performance in Lyrical Classes.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Any color leotard, tan tights, black shorts. Hair must be pulled back.

Boys: Any color t-shirt, black pants/tights

Shoes: Tan Pirouette 

Modern 10+

Modern 1+/2, Adv. : Class Description

Modern dance is a uniquely creative style of dance as it develops from the emotion, feeling of the music which is translated into movement. Modern is danced in bare feet- this allows dancers to really be in touch with the floor and to maintain their grounded movement when required. Ballet is required for Advanced Modern dancers.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Any color leotard, tan tights, black shorts. Hair must be pulled back.

Boys: Any color t-shirt, black pants/tights

No shoes

KinderHop, Boys,

Hip-Hop 1,

Hip-Hop 13+

Hip-Hop : Class Description

Hip-Hop requires a certain control to balance the aggressiveness and smoothness of movements. In class we will focus on choreography, musical tone, improvisation, and performance. 

DRESS CODE:

Dancers: Any color athletic tank or t-shirt with black pants/leggings. Hair must be pulled back. 

Shoes: Students may wear designated "dance studio sneakers" which may NOT be worn outside of the studio -OR- dancers may purchase Black Hip-Hop Sneakers. At recital time, students will need the uniform black hip hop sneakers.

Musical Theatre

ages: 8+

Musical Theatre : Class Description

Learn the Best of Broadway with Miss Jaimie, in Musical Theatre 8+ at Coalesce.

Miss Jaimie's sessions were so popular last year that we have decided to run the class for the entire fall-spring season! Sign up quickly!

Students will perform in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

Dancers should wear dance wear or athletic clothing, as they should be comfortable while dancing, singing, and acting with Miss Jaimie. 

Shoes: Jazz Shoes (black or tan)

SweatExtend

Adult Fitness

ages 18+

SweatExtend : Class Description

Looking for a great workout outside of a gym? Try out our SweatExtend Adult Fitness Classes! With the perfect balance of dance cardio, weight training, and stretching, this hour will be the mid-week pickup you deserve!

DRESS CODE:

Adults: Athletic pants. No jeans, please! Any athletic tops, t-shirts, or tanks.

Shoes: Clean Sneakers

Adult Tap & Ballet

approx age: 18+

Adult Tap & Ballet : Class Description

These classes are built specifically for the adult who is excited to learn the basics of dance, & improve activity! 

Whether you have experience in dance or are purchasing your first pair of tap or ballet shoes, we will make sure you are comfortable each step of the way.

DRESS CODE:

Adults: Athletic pants, or shorts. No jeans, please! Any athletic tops, t-shirts, or tanks.

Shoes: Tap or Ballet Shoes depending on which class you are enrolled in.

It is important to remember that dancers work in close proximity to others. Please keep your dance clothing clean and smelling fresh.

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Phone: 215-987-2814

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