Dress Code & Policies

At Heartland Conservatory of Dance, and in professional ballet schools around the world, each class level of students wears the same leotard color to eliminate visual clutter so teachers can more easily see, define, and correct dance technique.

GIRLS’ BALLET IMPORTANT NOTE: Hair must be tightly secured. Girls must wear pink ballet shoes with elastic sewn across instep. No underwear is necessary under tights and leotard. No gum.

All Girls Tights: TS95/96 seamed mesh tights in theatrical pink - Item available at Bobby's

All Girls Pink Ballet Shoes: SD-16 So Danca canvas ballet shoe in light pink - Item available at Bobby's

Eurotard leotards, HCD's new official uniform, can be purchased through the link below. Eurotard donates 5% of each purchase to HCD only if you use the links below. Please help us by purchasing below! *****Convenient & NO shipping fees. Purchase will be available for pick up at Bobbys*****

Click here for sizing chart: https://www.eurotard.com/catalog/images/size_page.pdf

Boys Dance:

Beginning Boys’ Ballet: Black tights, bike pants, shorts or sweat pants, solid colored T shirt. Black ballet shoes with elastic sewn across the instep should be worn. Intermediate or Advanced Boys’ Ballet: Black tights, solid colored T shirt. Black ballet shoes with elastic sewn across the instep should be worn. All Boys’ Ballet Shoes: Black ballet shoes with elastic sewn across the instep.

Jazz/Contemporary

Any solid color leotard with jazz pants or shorts, tights or pants MUST be worn. Shoes– #70473 Phantom

Tap

Any solid color leotard with tights or jazz pants. Shoes: Black tap shoes by Bloch – #SO301 Jazz Tap.

Musical Theater

Any solid colored leotard and tights or black jazz pants. Girls’ and Boys’ Shoes: #70473Phantom

Open Division Ballet/Pilates/Jazz

Clothes that move with the body without blocking the instructors ability to view posture and movement. Appropriate shoes for each class.