HALF MOON BALLET BUN TUTORIAL

Provided to you by MainStage Academy Students

DANCE ATTIRE :

In keeping with classical ballet tradition and to achieve a uniformity of appearance MainStage Academy of Dance follows a strict dress code. 


HAIR REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL STUDENTS:

All girls with hair chin length or longer must wear their hair in a traditional ballet bun for all classes. Girls and Boys with very short hair must have their hair secured neatly off their face in a way that wit! not distract

from  class (headbands are not recommended because they fall off easily when dancing}. Boys with long hair must secure ft back neatly In a ponytail for class. For dancers in Tot Combo & Creative Movement classes a ponytail is fine, as long as it is pulled firmly back.


NEEDED ATTIRE ITEMS:


LEOTARDSAll female dancers should be dressed in a black MainStage Logo leotard. All boys should be dressed in a white MainStage Logo leotard. Purchased from the MainStage Boutique.


TIGHTS - All female dancers wear full-footed pink tights. All boys wear full-footed black tights (convertible tights are acceptable). Please do not wear cut- off tights. Academy boys can wear bike shorts or black sweat pants in their early years here.


BALLET SHOES All female dancers wear pink ballet shoes with elastics. All boys wear black ballet shoes with elastics. The elastics are needed for safety— in an attempt to keep the shoes from falling off.


JAZZ SHOES All Hip-Hop classes are required to wear black Jazz oxfords.


SKIRTS - Are allowed in all Preparatory classes and only in West Academy Division Pointe classes, unless specific permission has been given from your instructor.


All extraneous clothing is discouraged—no tee shirts or sweatshirts are allowed in any Ballet classes. This is to allow us to best work with the student.


MainStage tee shirts, sweatshirts, and sweatpants are allowed in all Hip-Hop classes but must be removed upon teachers request.

Appropriate fitting attire should be worn so that undergarments are not seen, such as bra straps, etc.


There are absolutely NO street shoes allowed in the dance studios.


WARM-UPS


Students are encouraged to have warm-up/cover up clothes for both before and after their classes. Students are required to arrive and leave the building with their dance-wear appropriately covered. During class, students may not wear plastic pants, shorts, leg warmers, or any other type of concealing warm-up clothes unless specific permission has been given from your instructor.


JEWELRY, LOTIONS


No jewelry, with the exception of studded earrings, will be allowed.

No hand creams, powders, or lotions of any kind are to be used at the MainStage Academy of Dance School as it can easily transfer to the floor and create slippery spots that can lead to injuries.

MainStage Class Attire is available at our studio including:  Ballet Shoes | Jazz  Oxfords | Leotards | Tights | Warm-Ups | Sweats Shirts | Sweat Pants | Bloch Ballet Boots & More...

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