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Boston Ballet School's Classical Ballet Program 

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Elementary


Elementary 1

Boys:

  • White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Bike Shorts- Motionwear Style #7110
  • White Ankle Socks- Students may wear any plain thin socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper

Girls:

  • Tank Leotard- Motionwear Style#2602, Butter, #522
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers tights, Style #C80 or C81
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • For students enrolled in the optional Modern Elective: Body Wrappers black footless tights, Style #A33 or #C33
Elementary 2:

Boys:

  • White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Bike Shorts- Motionwear Style #7110
  • White Ankle Socks- Students may wear any plain thin socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper

Girls

  • Tank Leotard- Motionwear Style #2200, Candy Pink #539
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers tights, Style #C80 or C81
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Modern tights (for optional elective)-Body Wrappers black footless tights, Style #A33 or #C33
Elementary 3:
Boys: 
  • White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Bike Shorts- Motionwear Style #7110
  • White Ankle Socks- Students may wear any plain, thin socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper
  • Character Shoes (for optional elective)-  So Danca men’s jazz shoe: JZ-76, black, low profile, split sole

Girls:

  • Tank Leotard- Motionwear Style #2200, Light Blue  #592
  • Elementary 3 skirt, Motionwear Style #1028, Light Blue  #063
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers tights, Style #C80 or C81
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Character Shoes (for optional elective)-  So Danca, Style CH791, black
  • Character Skirt (for optional elective)- Motionwear character skirt, Style #1364
  • Modern tights (for optional elective)- BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33
  • Black Oxford Jazz Shoes (for optional elective)
  • V-Waist Black Jazz Pants (for optional elective) – Motionwear Style #7163

Intermediate

Intermediate 1:

Boys: 

  • White Men’s Cap Sleeve Fitted T-Shirt- Motionwear Style #7207 Silkskyn #481 or White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Ankle Tights- Motionwear Style #7130
  • White Socks- Students may wear any plain, thin, white mid-calf socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper
  • Thong Style Dance Belt
  • Character Shoes- So Danca men’s jazz shoe: JZ-76, black, low profile, split sole

Girls:

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2518, Violette #547
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1021, Violette #091
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers convertible mesh backseam tights, Style #A45 or #C45
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Pointe Shoes- Do not buy in advanceInstructions on purchasing pointe shoes will be distributed in class by the teacher.
  • Character Shoes (for optional elective)-  So Danca, Style CH791, black
  • Character Skirt- Motionwear Style #1364
  • Modern tights (for optional elective)- BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33 or #C33
  • Black Oxford Jazz Shoes (for optional elective)
  • V-Waist Black Jazz Pants (for optional elective) Motionwear Style #7163
Intermediate 2:

Boys: 

  • White Men’s Cap Fitted T-Shirt- Motionwear Style #7207 Silkskyn #481 or White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Ankle Tights- Motionwear Style #7130
  • White Socks- Students may wear any plain, thin, white mid-calf socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper
  • Thong Style Dance Belt
  • Character Shoes- So Danca men’s jazz shoe: JZ-76, black, low profile, split sole

Girls:

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2518, Sea Green  #577
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1021, Sea Green #086
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers convertible mesh backseam tights, Style #A45 or #C45
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Pointe Shoes- Pink with ribbon and elastic
  • Character Shoes (for optional elective)-  So Danca, Style CH791, black
  • Character Skirt- Motionwear character skirt, Style #1364
  • Modern tights (for optional elective)- BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33 or #C33
  • Black Oxford Jazz Shoes (for optional elective)
  • V-Waist Black Jazz Pants (for optional elective) – Motionwear Style #7163
Intermediate 3:

Boys:

  • White Men’s Cap Sleeve Fitted T-Shirt- Motionwear Style #7207 Silkskyn #481 or White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Ankle Tights- Motionwear Style #7130
  • White Socks- Students may wear any plain, thin, white mid-calf socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper
  • Thong Style Dance Belt
  • Character Shoes- So Danca men’s jazz shoe: JZ-76, black, low profile, split sole

Girls:

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2518, Maroon #490
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1021, Burgundy #075
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers convertible mesh backseam tights, Style #A45 or #C45
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Pointe Shoes- Pink with ribbon and elastic
  • Character Shoes (for optional elective)-  So Danca, Style CH791, black
  • Character Skirt- Motionwear character skirt, Style #1364
  • Modern tights- BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33 or #C33
  • Black Oxford Jazz Shoes (for optional elective)
  • V-Waist Black Jazz Pants (for optional elective) – Motionwear Style #7163

Advanced

Advanced 1:

Boys:

  • White Men’s Cap Sleeve Fitted T-Shirt- Motionwear Style #7207 Silkskyn #481 or
  • White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Ankle Tights- Motionwear Style #7130
  • White Socks- Students may wear any plain, thin, white mid-calf socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper
  • Thong Style Dance Belt
  • Character Shoes- So Danca men’s jazz shoe: JZ-76, black, low profile, split sole

 Girls:

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2643,(Long available upon request) Navy Blue #486
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1236, Navy #486
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers convertible mesh backseam tights, Style #A45
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Pointe Shoes- Pink with ribbon and elastic
  • Character Shoes (for optional elective)-  So Danca, Style CH791, black
  • Character Skirt- Motionwear character skirt, Style #1364
  • Modern tights- BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33
  • Black Oxford Jazz Shoes (for optional elective)
  • V-Waist Black Jazz Pants (for optional elective) – Motionwear Style #7163
Advanced 2:

Boys:

  • White Men’s Cap Sleeve Fitted T-Shirt- Motionwear Style #7207 Silkskyn #481 or
  • White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Ankle Tights- Motionwear Style #7130
  • White Socks- Students may wear any plain, thin, white mid-calf socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper
  • Thong Style Dance Belt
  • Character Shoes- So Danca men’s jazz shoe: JZ-76, black, low profile, split sole

Girls:

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2643 (Long available upon request),Newton-Hunter #479 North Shore-Navy Blue #486
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1236, Newton-Hunter #479, North Shore-Navy #486
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers convertible mesh backseam tights, Style #A45
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Pointe Shoes- Pink with ribbon and elastic
  • Character Shoes (for optional elective)-  So Danca, Style CH791, black
  • Character Skirt- Motionwear character skirt, Style #1364
  • Modern tights- BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33
  • Black Oxford Jazz Shoes (for optional elective)
  • V-Waist Black Jazz Pants (for optional elective) – Motionwear Style #7163
Advanced 3:

Boys:

  • White Men’s Cap Sleeve Fitted T-Shirt- Motionwear Style #7207 Silkskyn #481 or
  • White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Ankle Tights- Motionwear Style #7130
  • White Socks- Students may wear any plain, thin, white mid-calf socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper
  • Thong Style Dance Belt
  • Character Shoes- So Danca men’s jazz shoe: JZ-76, black, low profile, split sole

Girls:

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2643,(Long available upon request) Silkskyn Chocolate Brown #492
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1236, Chocolate Brown #492
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers convertible mesh backseam tights, Style #A45
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Pointe Shoes- Pink with ribbon and elastic
  • Character Shoes (for optional elective)-  So Danca, Style CH791, black
  • Character Skirt- Motionwear Character Skirt Style 1364
  • Modern tights- BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33
  • Black Oxford Jazz Shoes (for optional elective)
  • V-Waist Black Jazz Pants (for optional elective) – Motionwear Style #7163 
Advanced 4:

Boys:

  • White Men’s Cap Sleeve Fitted T-Shirt- Motionwear Style #7207 Silkskyn #481 or
  • White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Ankle Tights- Motionwear Style #7130
  • White Socks- Students may wear any plain, thin, white mid-calf socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper
  • Thong Style Dance Belt
  • Character Shoes- So Danca men’s jazz shoe: JZ-76, black, low profile, split sole

Girls:

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2643 (Long available upon request), Black #497       
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1236, Black #497
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers convertible mesh backseam tights, Style #A45
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Pointe Shoes- Pink with ribbon and elastic
  • Character Shoes (for optional elective)-  So Danca, Style CH791, black
  • Character Skirt- Motionwear Character Skirt Style 1364
  • Modern tights- BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33
  • Black Oxford Jazz Shoes (for optional elective)
  • V-Waist Black Jazz Pants (for optional elective) – Motionwear Style #7163

Flex

Boys:

  • White Men’s Cap Sleeve Fitted T-Shirt- Motionwear Style #7207Silkskyn #481 or White Short-Sleeved Leotard- Motionwear Style #2104
  • Black Ankle Tights- Motionwear Style #7130
  • White Socks- Students may wear any plain, thin, white mid-calf socks
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation – So Danca SD-16/SD-18: White, stretch canvas, split sole slipper OR BA-26: White, canvas split sole slipper
  • Thong Style Dance Belt
  • Jazz Shoes- So Danca men’s jazz shoe: JZ-76, black, low profile, split sole (for optional elective)


Girls: 

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2518, Liberty Blue  #560
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1021, Liberty Blue #074
  • Tights- Ballet Pink BodyWrappers convertible mesh backseam tights, Style #A45 or #C45
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca light pink, stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18
  • Modern tights (for optional elective): BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33 or #C33
  • Black Oxford Jazz Shoes (for optional elective)
  •  V-Waist Black Jazz Pants (for optional elective) – Motionwear Style #7163

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