UNIFORM

AGES 7+

We ask all of our students to come to class dressed neatly in dance uniforms.

Uniforms and Peninsula Dance Gear are available direct from our studios. We stock all uniform items including leotards, tights and shoes. Shoe fittings are available on Mondays 3pm -7.30pm and Saturdays 9am -12.30pm. And if we don’t stock what you need, we can order it in for you!

Our trusted local suppliers for dance gear are Capezio, 12-14 Milgate Drive, Mornington Ph: (03) 5975 0266 – View website
They’re open 10am – 5pm Mondays – Fridays, 10am – 3pm Saturdays. We recommend you ring the store first to check your dance gear needs in stock, particularly if you are shopping for boys.

Cotton lycra leotard wide-stap style preferred (V neck is acceptable) with matching georgette wrap skirt, pink tights and ballet shoes. Hair in a bun with matching ribbon. Advanced 1 & above students must have demi-pointe shoes.

Colours are as follows:

Lilac – Grades 1 & 2
Cerise – Grades 3 & 4
Aubergine – Grades 5, 6 & Foundation ballet
Navy – Intermediate & above

Note: Ribbons on ballet shoes from Grade 4 upwards. Pointe shoes are only to be obtained after thorough assessment and direct approval from the Principal.

 

Black Cotton lycra leotard wide-strap style preferred (V neck is acceptable), black bike shorts or leggings. Biketards are also acceptable.

Note if students are also participating in ballet classes it is acceptable to wear ballet leotard.

Black Cotton lycra leotard wide-strap style preferred (V neck is acceptable), tan tap shoes.

NO heel for Prep, Junior, Bronze & Silver

Cuban heel for Gold level & above

Note if students are also participating in ballet classes it is acceptable to wear ballet leotard.

Black Cotton lycra leotard wide-strap style preferred (V neck is acceptable), black jazz (or bike) pants, tan tights, tan jazz shoes.

Note black jazz shoes are acceptable for Gold students but tan shoes are required for performances

Note if students are also participating in ballet classes it is acceptable to wear ballet leotard.

Cotton lycra leotard wide-strap preferred (V neck is acceptable) ballet (pink) transitions tights. Bare feet or foot thongs. Black knee pads are also optional for class wear.

White runners, black tracksuit pants or black dance pants, white t-shirt.

All female students must have flesh coloured briefs or a flesh coloured Camisole Leotard to wear under costumes.

Classical Dance

  • Under Grade 3 – White T-shirt, black bike shorts or pants, white socks and white ballet shoes (with white elastic)
  • Grade 3 – White fitted T-shirt, black bike shorts, white socks and white ballet shoes (with white elastic)
  • Grade 3 & above – as above but with navy tights instead of bike pants

Jazz & Tap

  • Black dance/tracksuit pants or bike pants, white or black bonds t-shirt or singlet top, black jazz/tap shoes.

Hip Hop

  • White runners, tracksuit pants or black dance pants, white t-shirt with PSD logo.

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS

Video Tutorial: How to make a ballet bun

Watch this handy step-by-step tutorial from Miss Mel on how to style a ballet bun.

Video Tutorial: How to apply make-up for young dancers

Watch this helpful step-by-step tutorial from Miss Mel on the basics of applying stage make-up for Petite and Junior dancers

“Dance is a big part of me being happy”

Emily, 14, dance student

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