Uniform

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  • Girls Uniform 

    PRE-SCHOOL CLASSES

    Melody Bear Ballet   Orpington / Farringtons / Warren Road classes

    Plum coloured regulation I.S.T.D. leotard

    Plum coloured regulation I.S.T.D. circular skirt

    Black crossover cardigan

    Pink ballet socks

    Pink leather ballet shoes, with pink elastic

     

    BALLET

    Primary Ballet     All venues

    Plum coloured regulation I.S.T.D. leotard

    Plum coloured regulation I.S.T.D. circular skirt

    Black crossover cardigan

    Pink ballet socks

    Pink leather ballet shoes, with pink elastic                                   

     

    Grade 1 & 2 Ballet     All venues

    Plum coloured regulation I.S.T.D. leotard

    Black crossover cardigan

    Pink ballet socks

    Pink satin or leather ballet shoes, with pink elastic

     

    Grade 3 & 4 Ballet     All venues

    Plum coloured regulation I.S.T.D. leotard

    Black crossover cardigan

    Pink ballet tights

    Pink satin, leather or canvas (were size allows) ballet shoes, with pink ribbons           

     

    Grade 5 & 6 Ballet & Intermediate Ballet     All venues

    Black camisole regulation I.S.T.D. leotard

    Black crossover cardigan or ‘warm up’ as detailed below

    Pink ballet tights

    Pink satin, leather or canvas ballet shoes, with pink ribbons

    Pink Pointe shoes, when instructed by your teacher

     

    Senior Ballet Warm Up

    Warm up Shorts

    Warm up Top

    Knitted Jumpsuits

    Slounge trousers

     

    Ballet Tights

    In addition, pink regulation ballet tights may be worn for younger pupils, where ballet socks are specified, in colder weather. Tights of any other type are not permitted.

     

    Hair for Ballet Classes

    Short hair must be secured off the face with an I.S.T.D. plum headband and held in place with grips. Long hair should be neatly groomed and tied back or in bunches or ponytail for Pre-school and Primary Grades and secured in a bun for Grade 1 and above.

     

    TAP

    Primary, Grade 1, Grade 2 & Grade 3 Tap     All venues

    (If taken with Ballet Classes)

    Plum coloured regulation I.S.T.D. leotard

    Black crossover cardigan

    Pink ballet socks or tights

    Black canvas or leather low heel tap shoes, with heel taps

    or ‘Jazz Tap’ shoes with TELETONE ball & heel taps.

    Grade 1 & above – Optional Black jazz pants to be worn over leotard

     

    Primary, Grade 1, Grade 2 & Grade 3 Tap     All venues

    Coloured velour keyhole back sleeveless leotard

    Black jazz pants or black dance hot pants

    White dance socks

    Black canvas or leather low heel tap shoes, with heel taps

    or ‘Jazz Tap’ shoes with TELETONE ball & heel taps

     

    Grade 4 to Advanced 1 Tap     All venues

    Magenta ISTD cap sleeved leotard

    Black transition tights

    &/or Black ISTD shorts (Black lycra hot pants for smaller pupils)

    Black ‘Jazz Tap’ shoes, with TELETONE ball & heel taps

     

    Advanced 2 Tap    Orpington classes

    Dancewear of own choice

    Black ‘Jazz Tap’ shoes, with TELETONE ball & heel taps

     

    MODERN DANCE

    Grade 1, Grade 2 & Grade 3    Orpington/Bromley classes

    Coloured velour keyhole back sleeveless leotard

    Black jazz pants or black dance hot pants

    White dance socks

    Black split-sole jazz shoes

     

    Grade 4 to Advanced 1 Modern    All venues

    Magenta ISTD cap sleeved leotard

    Black transition tights

    &/or Black ISTD shorts (Black lycra hot pants for smaller pupils)

    Black split-sole jazz shoes

     

    THEATRE PERFORMANCE COMPANY & STREET DANCE

    Street Dance & Theatre    Farringtons / Warren Road Classes

    (If taken with Ballet or Tap classes)

    Plum coloured regulation I.S.T.D. leotard

    Plum coloured regulation I.S.T.D. circular skirt

    Black crossover cardigan

    Pink ballet socks

    Pink leather ballet shoes, with pink elastic                                   

     

    Theatre Performance Company 1 & 2 & Street Dance 1 & 2    All venues

    Coloured velour keyhole back sleeveless leotard

    Black dance hot pants or black jazz pants

    White dance socks or optional black transition tights for colder weather

    Black split-sole jazz shoes

     

    Theatre Performance Company 3 & 4 & Street Dance & Lyrical 3 & 4     All venues

    Coloured velour keyhole back sleeveless leotard

    Black jazz pants or black dance hot pants & black dance socks

    OR Black transition tights & black ISTD shorts (Black lycra hot pants for smaller pupils)

    Black split-sole jazz shoes

     

    Farringtons and Warren Road classes

    The Ballet uniform must be worn for Ballet classes and may be worn for Tap, Street Dance and Theatre Performance Company. Additionally, pupils are encouraged to wear the correct uniform for the Street Dance and Theatre Performance Company classes to promote the feeling of the Street Dance and Theatre style. It is dependant on your child’s timetable to which uniform they wear to their first class, if wearing more that one uniform. Pupils attending Theatre Performance Company and/or Street Dance only should wear the Street Dance and Theatre Performance Company uniform above.

     

    Theatre Performance Company, Street Dance, Modern Dance & Tap Classes

    Where Theatre Performance and Street Dance are taken together and Modern Dance and Tap are also taken together, please wear uniform applicable to the higher grade or class taken.

     

    All ELITE TEAMS & SQUADS

    Mini Elite Team    Orpington classes

    Coloured velour keyhole back sleeveless leotard

    Black jazz pants or black dance hot pants

    White dance socks

    Black jazz shoes

     

    Junior Elite Team    All venues

    Coloured velour keyhole back sleeveless leotard

    Black jazz pants or black dance hot pants

    White dance socks

    Black jazz shoes

     

    Junior Competition & Display Squad Orpington classes

    Coloured velour keyhole back sleeveless leotard
    Black jazz pants or black dance hot pants
    White dance socks
    Black jazz shoes

    Development & Senior Competition & Display Squad Farringtons classes
    Same uniform as for Modern class

     

    Intermediate, Senior & Advanced Senior Elite Teams    All venues

    (NOT JUNIOR ELITE TEAM PUPILS)

    Magenta ISTD cap sleeved leotard

    Black transition tights

    &/or Black ISTD shorts (Black Lycra hot pants for smaller pupils)

    Black split-sole jazz shoes

     

    COMMERCIAL & HIP HOP & CONTEMPORARY CLASSES

    Own choice of dance wear to be worn to these classes only.

    Trainers and bare feet.

     

    Hair for Theatre Performance Company, Street Dance, Modern, Tap, Elite, Squad, Commercial & Hip Hop & Contemporary classes.

    Short hair must be secured off the face with a plain black headband and held in place with grips. Long hair should be neatly groomed and tied back off the face for all classes.

    General uniform note

    Note for all classes where jazz pants are worn, please ensure that the jazz pants are not too long & these should line up with the top of the heel of the jazz or tap shoe, making sure we can see your child’s footwork.

    Academy sweatshirts, t-shirts, jazz pants or slounge pants may be worn to and from class and to ‘warm-up’ in, Senior Ballet pupils may also wear the detailed warm up uniform. No other garments may be worn. Academy bags are also available.

     

    PLEASE DO NOT WEAR LEGGINGS FOR CLASS, THIS IS NOT PART OF THE UNIFORM & WILL NOT BE PERMITTED. ONLY ACADEMY T-SHIRTS, SWEATSHIRTS, CROSSOVERS & WARM UP TOPS ARE PERMITTED IN CLASS, CHILDREN WILL BE ASKED TO TAKE OFF ANYTHING ELSE IF THEY ARE WEARING THEM AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS.

    Extra Notes for Seniors – Orpington and Farrington classes

    Mondays            Magenta Leotard

    Wednesdays      Velour Leotard with jazz pants or tights & shorts

    Saturdays           Magenta Leotard for Modern & Tap, Velour Leotard with jazz pants or tights & shorts for Street Dance & Theatre Performance & Ballet uniform for Ballet – please change between classes.

     

    One Step Ahead Dancewear

    All our uniform can be ordered from ‘One Step Ahead Dancewear’ and preferably the black dance hot pants so all pupils are in the correct uniform.

    Boys Uniform – All Venues

    BALLET
    Pre-school Melody Bear Ballet
    Black Shorts
    Black Academy T-shirt
    White dance socks
    Black leather ballet shoes, with black elastic

    Primary, Grade 1 & Grade 2
    Black Shorts
    Black Academy T-shirt
    White dance socks
    Black leather ballet shoes, with black elastic

    Grade 3 to 6 Ballet
    Boys black lycra ballet tights
    White vest top
    White dance socks
    Black leather or canvas ballet shoes, with black elastic

    TAP
    Primary & above
    Black lycra cycling shorts or black shorts
    Black Academy T-shirt
    White dance socks
    Boys canvas or leather tap shoes with heel taps

    MODERN DANCE
    Grade 1 & above
    Black lycra cycling shorts or black shorts
    Black Academy T-shirt
    White dance socks
    Black split-sole jazz shoes

    THEATRE PERFORMANCE COMPANY, STREET DANCE, ALL ELITE TEAMS & SQUADS
    Black Lycra cycling shorts, black shorts or black jogging bottoms
    Black Academy T-shirt
    White dance socks
    Black split-sole jazz shoes

    COMMERCIAL & HIP HOP & CONTEMPORARY CLASSES
    Own choice of dance wear to be worn to these classes only.
    Trainers and bare feet.

    Hair should be neatly groomed always.

    General uniform note

    Academy sweatshirts, t-shirts and jogging bottoms may be worn to and from class and to ‘warm-up’ in, no other garments may be worn.

Contact
Lucy Griffiths
T: 01689 827669
E: lucy@lucygriffiths.co.uk

89 Stapleton Road
Orpington
Kent
BR6 9TQ