TEXAS METROPOLITAN BALLET

Dress Code

Ballet class uniforms help to instill discipline and uniformity, We have chosen different colors for each level.

 

The selected Texas Metropolitan Ballet dance studio leotards can be found at Killeen's primier dance store

Criston's Dancewear located at 5516 MLK Blvd., Killeen, TX  76543.  Approved styles & colors per level will be kept in stock by the store. Other approved styles are available to order.  Criston's also stocks shoes and tights for all levels.

​The teacher or director has the final say on all dance clothing, including the style and fit of ballet slippers and pointe shoes.  Please check the return policy and leave the tags on until the article has been approved.

PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE LEOTARDS UNTIL AN INSTRUCTOR HAS CONFIRMED THE STUDENT'S LEVEL 

 
Primary Ballet Levels

Girls:  Undecorated (excepting TMB logo), pink, short-sleeved or sleeveless leotard (no skirts or tutus), white ankle socks, pink ballet slippers.  Pink ballet slippers (canvas or leather). No warm-ups or skirts. Hair (including bangs) must be secured back away from face and neck in a ponytail or, if too short, should be fastened away from the face.

Boys:  White undecorated short sleeved t-shirt (tucked in), black or navy blue shorts (no pockets), white socks and white ballet slippers.

Ballet 1
Girls:  Undecorated, short-sleeved or sleeveless light blue leotard (no crisscross straps, or halter tops).  Pink tights.  Pink canvas ballet slippers (split-sole or full sole).  No jewelry other than small, stud earrings (no dangling earrings).  Hair (including bangs and stray hairs) must be secured away from face and neck into a bun.  No skirts or warm-ups.

Boys:   White undecorated short sleeved   t-shirt (tucked in), black or navy blue shorts (no pockets), white socks and white ballet slippers.

BAllet 2

Girls:  Undecorated, short-sleeved or sleeveless lavender leotard (no crisscross straps, or halter tops).  Pink tights.  Pink canvas ballet slippers (split-sole).  No jewelry other than small, stud earrings (no dangling earrings).  Hair (including bangs and stray hairs) must be secured away from face and neck into a bun.  No skirts or warm-ups.

Boys:   White undecorated  short sleeved  t-shirt (tucked in), black or navy blue shorts (no pockets) or black tights, white socks and white ballet slippers.

ballet 3

Women:  Undecorated, short-sleeved or sleeveless burgundy leotard (no crisscross straps, or halter tops).  Pink tights.  Pink canvas ballet slippers (split-sole).  No jewelry other than small, stud earrings (no dangling earrings).  Hair (including bangs and stray hairs) must be secured away from face and neck into a bun.  Simple ballet skirts will be allowed at the discretion of the teacher or director.  No warm-ups.

Men:  White undecorated short sleeved t-shirt (tucked in), black or navy blue shorts (no pockets) or black tights, white socks and white ballet slippers.

ballet 4

Women:  Undecorated, short-sleeved or sleeveless navy blue leotard (no crisscross straps, or halter tops).  Pink tights.  Pink canvas ballet slippers (split-sole).  No jewelry other than small, stud earrings (no dangling earrings).  Hair (including bangs and stray hairs) must be secured away from face and neck into a bun.  Simple ballet skirts will be allowed at the discretion of the teacher or director..  No warm-ups.

Men:  White undecorated short sleeved t-shirt (tucked in), black or navy blue shorts (no pockets) or black tights, white socks and white ballet slippers.

adult ballet

Women: Black leotards are preferred.  Style is open to personal preference, though we ask that you not wear halter-styles as they can encourage poor posture habits. Skirts or warm-ups are allowed. Pink ballet slippers are required for all dancers (canvas or leather). Hair should be secured off the face and neck in a bun if possible (please, no ponytails). Bangs and shorter hair should be fastened away from the face, length permitting.

Men: Black tights, jazz-styled pants, shorts or close-fitting sweat pants.  White short sleeved t-shirt or men's leotard.  Black or white canvas or leather ballet slippers.

Jazz/Modern
Women:  Class level colored leotard (no crisscross straps, or halter tops).  Pink tights and /or dancers may wear solid black dance pants.  Dancers may wear either pink canvas ballet slippers or jazz shoes for Jazz. Barefoot, socks or other covering for the ball of foot may be worn for Modern.  No jewelry other than small, stud earrings (no dangling earrings).  Hair (including bangs and stray hairs) must be secured away from face and neck.

Men:   Comfortable undecorated short sleeved   t-shirt, black or navy blue shorts or black dance pants, black or white socks and ballet slippers or jazz shoes for Jazz. .Barefoot, socks or other covering for the ball of foot may be worn for Modern.

Stretch & strength
& PILATES

Women:  Comfortable, conservative work out clothes that allow for full range of movement.  Please - no bare mid-drifts or short-shorts.

Men:  Comfortable, conservative work out clothes that allow for full range of movement.  Please, no bare or open tops.

TMB will provide a limited number of work-out mats that we ask be wiped down, rolled and returned to their shelf after each class.  If you prefer a thicker mat, please feel free to bring your own 

 

Homeschool Ballet

Junior & Advanced

Women: Students may wear their academy class level leotards or black leotards.  Undecorated, short-sleeved or sleeveless leotards (no crisscross straps, or halter tops).  Pink tights.  Pink canvas ballet slippers (split-sole).  No jewelry other than small, stud earrings (no dangling earrings).  Hair (including bangs and stray hairs) must be secured away from face and neck into a bun.  Simple ballet skirts will be allowed.  No warm-ups.

Men: White undecorated short sleeved t-shirt (tucked in), black or navy blue shorts (no pockets) or black tights, white socks and white ballet slippers.

 
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