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MCDF Dress Code

Great dance training starts with  being outfitted properly, in full uniform for each class.  The studio is a special place with special dress requirements.  Some items are available in stock at MCDF or shop through our online Discount Dance Supply Store.  

 

For in studio purchase to pick up in person

You may purchase basic attire from MCDF by visiting the Online Store in your Parent Portal.  Your order will be available for your dancer to pick up within 24 hours of the order (for in stock items).  

 

For online purchase to ship to your home.  Shop our store - Discount Dance Supply Store

​​​​​Basic Girls' Dance Uniform

  • Cotton Tank Theatricals Leotard Color - Garnet

  • Body Wrappers Suntan Tights 

 

Basic Girls' Gymnastics Uniform

  • Leotard or Biketard of your choice

  • Body Wrappers Suntan Tights Convertible or bare leg 


Basic Boys' Uniform

  • Comfortable Clothing (ie sweatpants, athletic shorts, t-shirts)

Recommended Local Dance Store
Dance World
19651 Middlebelt
Livonia, MI 48152
248-477-0520

 

Additional Information:

  • Dress Codes do not apply to hip hop

  • Shoes listed are for class use.  Requirements may be different for recital / performance.

  • See full dress code below for additional items and shoe requirements.

  • Dancers may wear jazz pants or shorts in classes other than ballet

  • In Hip Hop students may wear appropriate clothing of their choice - no marking soles on shoes

  • Female dancers are not to wear panties with leotards and tights.

  • For ballet classes hair is to be worn in a single bun or hair needs to be securely pulled away from face

  • Students are not to wear jewelry in class.

  • Students are not to wear additional items such as t-shirts, skirts, etc. unless approved by teacher.


Shoes

  • Creative Movement  - Capezio Hanami Light Suntan Ballet Shoe / Black Tap Shoes (with velcro or buckle closure - no strings)

  • Kinderdance Ballet / Tap - Capezio Hanami Light Suntan Ballet Shoe / Black Tap Shoes (with velcro or buckle closure - no strings)

  • Kinderdance Ballet / Jazz - Capezio Hanami Light Suntan Ballet Shoe / Black Gore Boots (slip on jazz shoes)

  • Primary Ballet / Tap - Capezio Hanami Light Suntan Ballet Shoe / Black Tap Shoes (with velcro or buckle closure - no strings

  • Fundamentals Ballet / Tap - Capezio Hanami Light Suntan Ballet Shoe / Black Tap Shoes (with velcro or buckle closure - strings discouraged)

  • All Hip Hop - Please wear comfortable sneakers with non skid bottoms. Dance shoes should worn from outside to studio

  • Level Ballet Classes- Capezio Hanami Light Suntan Ballet Shoe  

  • Boys and Upper Level Tap - Oxford style lace up tap shoe

  • Jazz - Black gore boots

  • Gymnastics / Modern / Improvisation - Barefoot (please purchase convertible tights)