The Sutton Studio for the Performing Arts
Attire

It's important for students to abide by a dress code policy for the following reasons:

A neat and tidy appearance sets an attitude of attantiveness and respect for students, teacher, and the art of dance.

Teachers must be able to see the dancer's body outline clearly in order to make proper corrections on posture, alignment, etc.

Hair must be properly secured and tied up off the face and neck for all styles of dance.

Jewelry must not be loose or dangling.

Gum chewing is not allowed due to danger of choking and appearance.

No loose fitting pants, blue jeans or T-shirts (they are not dance attire). 

No costumes are allowed in class unless a dress-up day is announced by the individual teacher.


Ballet

Ladies: Leotard and tights. Ballet slippers.
Gentlemen: Jazz pants. Dance belt. T-shirt or tank top. Ballet shoes.

No BARE LEGS and LONG HAIR MUST BE SECURELY TIED UP- Ponytails are allowed. Jazz sneakers are not allowed for recital. No Bare Midriffs.

 

Jazz

Ladies: Leotard and tights, or jazz pants. Tight-fitting top. Jazz shoes.
Gentlemen: Jazz pants. Dance Belt. Tight-fitting top. Jazz shoes.

No BARE LEGS and LONG HAIR MUST BE SECURELY TIED UP- Ponytails are allowed. Jazz sneakers are not allowed for recital. No Bare Midriffs.


Tap

Ladies & Gentlemen: Comfortable clothes. Tap shoes.

No BARE LEGS and LONG HAIR MUST BE SECURELY TIED UP- Ponytails are allowed. Jazz sneakers are not allowed for recital. No Bare Midriffs.

 

Musical Theatre

Ladies & Gentlemen: Jazz attire. Tap, jazz and ballet shoes (optional character shoes).

No BARE LEGS and LONG HAIR MUST BE SECURELY TIED UP- Ponytails are allowed. Jazz sneakers are not allowed for recital. No Bare Midriffs.

 
                                                                                                                                                                                        

Modern

Ladies: Any primarily solid color leotard and footless or transitional tights. Jazz pants or dance skirts are allowed.

Gentlemen: Black tights or dance pants, black or white solid color T-shirt. Students dance in bare feet or open modern sandals.

No BARE LEGS and LONG HAIR MUST BE SECURELY TIED UP- Ponytails are allowed. Jazz sneakers are not allowed for recital. No Bare Midriffs.

 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
 

Hip Hop

Ladies: Any color leotard or tight fitting top, tights, or jazz pants, black jazz shoes or black jazz sneakers.
Gentlemen: Any solid color T-shirt and black dance pants or sweatpants, black jazz shoes or black jazz sneakers.
 
No BARE LEGS and LONG HAIR MUST BE SECURELY TIED UP- Ponytails are allowed. Jazz sneakers are not allowed for recital. No Bare Midriffs.
 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
 

Rising Stars

Ladies: Any primarily solid color leotard, any color tights, and pick leather ballet slippers. Short dance skirts are permitted.
Gentlemen: Black tights or dance pants, black or white solid color T-shirt, and black leather ballet slippers.
 
No BARE LEGS and LONG HAIR MUST BE SECURELY TIED UP- Ponytails are allowed. Jazz sneakers are not allowed for recital. No Bare Midriffs.
 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
 

Twinkle Stars

Ladies: Any color leotard and tights, pink leather ballet shoes, dance skirts are allowed.

Gentlemen: Any solid color T-shirt and black dance pants or sweatpants, black leather ballet shoes.

No BARE LEGS and LONG HAIR MUST BE SECURELY TIED UP- Ponytails are allowed. Jazz sneakers are not allowed for recital. No Bare Midriffs.

 
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Copyright The Sutton Studio for the Performing Arts, 2008
Louisville, KY
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The Sutton Studio for the Performing Arts is a dance studio in Louisville Kentucky. Voice lessons and acting lessons are also available through the studio. Dance lessons are taught primarily by artistic director Jamie Lynn Sutton. Our dance classes are exciting and fun, while maintaining a focus on good dance technique. This studio for the performing arts in the Louisville, KY area is an excellent place to take dance class, voice lessons, piano lessons, and acting lessons. Please explore our website to learn more about our dance classes, voice lessons, piano lessons, and acting lessons in the Louisville, KY area.