2021-2022 Dress Code

As of August 2021, the dress code is as follows. No Exceptions. Abiding by the dress code is imperative for the safety of our dancers and their progression in dance. No street shoes are permitted on the studio floor. No dangling earrings as they could get ripped out.  Dancers wearing necklaces should tuck them into their leotard or remove them. 

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Mommy & Me!

(18-36 months)

Creative Rhythm

ages 3-4


ages 4-5

Dancers must be potty trained. If they are not, parent must not leave the studio. Diapers must be changed in the restroom or your car.

Mommy & Me!

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!

Creative Rhythm & Pre-Ballet

Your little dancer 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, movement, ballet basics, and endless joy!

Mommy & Me Dress Code

Children: Any comfy clothing fit for playing, crawling, dancing, & moving! Hair must be pulled back.

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

Adults: Any comfy clothing fit for dancing with your little ones

Shoes: socks, no shoes

CR & Pre-Ballet Dress Code

Girls: Pink leotard, pink skirt, pink tights, full sole pink leather ballet slippers. Hair in tight bun

Boys: White t-shirt, black pants, white socks, full sole black leather ballet shoes


(Tap/Ballet) II

ages: 5-6.5

Combo II Classes

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

Combo II Dress Code

Girls: Black leotard, black skirt, pink tights, hair in tight bun

Shoes: Full sole pink leather ballet shoes, black Mary Jane style tap shoes

Boys: White t-shirt, black pants

Boys Shoes: White socks, full sole black leather ballet shoes, tap shoes

Ballet III,



Ballet III, IV, V, VII, Pre-Pointe

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 & Apprentice Company members are required to take ballet. 

Ballet Dress Code

Girls: Black leotard, any color skirt (optional), pink tights. Hair must be in a bun. Ballet VII can wear ANY color leotard.

Ballet III-VII: Pink ballet shoes (Capezio "Juliet" Leather Split-Sole Ballet Shoes preferred)

Boys: White t-shirt, black pants

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



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 multiple faculty members who are fabulous tappers.

Tap Dress Code

Girls: Any color leotard with black shorts or black leggings. Hair must be pulled back into a bun or ponytail. No t-shirts permitted.

Adults: Athletic top with leggings

Boys: White t-shirt, black pants

Combo III-Tap V Black full-sole lace up Tap Shoes.

Looking for a high quality shoe? We recommend the Jason Samuel Smith tap shoes.

Combo III, V, Musical Theatre III, V, Jazz VI

Combo III, Combo V

Students will learn the basics of the iconic and classical jazz style. Through turns, leaps, use of attitude and posture, dancers will start to excel in this uniquely beautiful style. Combo classes also take rhythm tap for half of the class. 

Musical Theatre

Learn the ins and outs of Musical Theatre with Miss Jaimie Geddes, one of the incredible Music Mountain company members! Acting, Singing, Dancing... get on your way to becoming a triple threat!

Combo, Musical Theatre, Jazz Dress Code

Girls: Any color leotard, tan tights, black shorts (optional). Hair must be pulled back into a bun or ponytail.

Boys: White athletic top or t-shirt, black pants or shorts

Shoes: Tan Jazz Shoes & full sole lace up black tap shoes for combo classes.

Lyrical III, Lyrical V, Contemporary IV, VI

Lyrical III, VI

Lyrical is a mix between ballet and jazz, as it requires the strength and artistry of ballet and some of the stylistic choices of jazz. Lyrical dance is emotional, poetic and expressive in the way that dancers are moved by the lyrics of the song. Ballet is required for Lyrical V.


A stylized type of dance combining the best parts of jazz, modern, & ballet. Dancers will learn to meld technique, artistry, and emotion in this class. Ballet is required for Contemporary VI.

Lyrical, Contemporary Dress Code


Girls: Any color leotard, tan tights, black shorts (optional). Hair must be pulled back into a bun or ponytail.

Boys: White t-shirt, black pants/tights

Shoes: Tan Pirouettes

Hip Hop III


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. 

Hip Hop Dress Code

Dancers: Any color athletic tank or leotard with black shorts or black leggings/sweats. Hair must be pulled back into a ponytail.

Hip Hop III & Boys Hip Hop

Theatricals Split Sole

(style: #T8000C

color: black)



Apprentice Company

(By Audition Only)


Any color leotard, tan tights, black shorts (optional). Hair must be pulled back into bun.


Shoes: Tan Pirouettes 

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