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Education

Dress Code

Pre-Professional student Dress Code 

Photo credit: Igor Burlak Photography

Boston Ballet School students adhere to a specific dress code, which is available to purchase at LOCAL RETAILERS. So DancaBodywrappers, and Motionwear are the school’s official slippers, tights and leotards (respectively).

All students are expected to maintain a neat appearance. Long hair must be worn in a bun and short hair must be pulled back off the face. For student safety, only simple stud earrings are permissible. Leg warmers or other warm-up gear are not permitted in class.

All Ladies

  • Tank Leotard – Motionwear, colors and styles vary by level, please see below.
  • Skirt – Motionwear, colors vary by level, please see below
  • Tights- BodyWrappers convertible mesh backseam tights, Style #A45 Students should choose the color which is closest to their natural skin tone or the color in which they feel most comfortable.
  • Ballet Slipper Recommendation- So Danca stretch canvas, split sole slipper, Style SD-16/ SD-18, Students should choose the color which is closest to their natural skin tone and selected tight color or the color in which they feel most comfortable.
  • Pointe Shoes- Pointe shoes should match selected tight and ballet slipper color.
  • Character Shoes- So Danca, Style CH791, black
  • Character Skirt- Motionwear character skirt Style #1364
  • Modern tights- BodyWrappers black footless tights, Style #A33

All Men

  • White Men’s Cap Sleeve Fitted T-Shirt – Motionwear Style #7207 Silkskyn Fabric #481 or White Short-Sleeved Leotard – Motionwear Style #2104
  • Grey Ankle Tights – Motionwear Style #7130/491 or Style #7205/491
  • 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

PP1/2

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2518, Light Blue  #445  
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1021, Light Blue #063

PP3

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2643, Black  #497 & Alabaster #430
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1236, Black #497 & Alabaster #430 

PP4

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2643, Black  #497 & Alabaster #430
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1236, Black #497 & Alabaster #430

Trainee Ladies

  • Leotard- Motionwear Style #2643, Shadow Grey #491 & Alabaster #430
  • Motionwear Skirt Style #1236 Black #497 & Alabaster #430
 

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Mikko Nissinen, Artistic Director
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