Devas Uniforms

COMPULSORY UNIFORMS

FOR CLASSES AND EXAMINATIONS

 

ALL GENERAL CLASSES INCLUDING TOTS DISCO/FREESTYLE

Black leggings (boys in joggers), Black Devas vest top for girls and T shirt for boys (we do regular orders) Bare feet or Black Jazz shoes and hair should always be tied back. (No baggy clothes).

 

 PREPARATORY AND PRIMARY BALLET

Black lycra sleeveless leotard and circular skirt to mid-thigh, pink ballet socks, pink leather soft ballet shoes with elastic, hair in a low bun preferred, black lycra Alice band and black scrunchie, grips, no fringe. Please make sure all shoes fit snug to the toes. Boys, Smart plain black shorts, slim fit white vest, white ballet socks, white ballet shoes with elastic. Hair should be neat and tidy.

 

GRADE ONE TO SENIORS

Black lycra sleeveless leotard, pink ballet tights with seems, clean pink leather ballet shoes with elastic, hair in a low bun, black scrunchie, black lycra Alice band, no fringe, grips. Some stirrup practice tights for class. Boys, Black tights, white slim fit vest, black ballet shoes, white ballet socks. Hair scraped back.

TAP

Girls as Ballet (leotard and skirt where stated) but with Black leather Tap shoes with heel taps (ball taps should also be replaced and are available from most tap shoe stockist), Hair in a high pony with no fringe suitable for those who do not attend ballet first. Boys, plain black joggers (not too long), plain white T shirt, black lace up boys tap shoes with heel taps, black socks.

EXAMINATIONS

COMPULSORY UNIFORMS

 

PREPARATORY AND PRIMARY BALLET

Black lycra sleeveless leotard and circular skirt to mid-thigh, pink ballet socks, pink leather soft ballet shoes with elastic (tuck bows in), hair in a low bun (with donut ring), black lycra Alice band and black scrunchie, grips, no fringe. Please make sure all shoes are clean and that they fit properly (tight to the toes), Skin colour underwear is recommended. Boys, Smart plain black shorts, slim fit white vest, white ballet socks, white ballet shoes with elastic. Hair should be neat and tidy.

GRADE ONE TO SENIORS

Black lycra sleeveless leotard, pink ballet tights with seems, clean pink leather ballet shoes with elastic, hair in a low bun (with donut ring), black scrunchie, black lycra Alice band, no fringe, grips. Skin colour underwear. Boys in Black stirrup tights, white tight fitting vest, black ballet shoes and socks, hair scraped back. Please note that seniors need ribbons on their shoes.

TAP YOUNGER CLASSES

As Ballet (leotard and skirt) but with Black leather Tap shoes with heel taps (ball taps should also be replaced and are available from most tap shoe stockist), white ankle socks with frills, hair in high pony (black scrunchie) with small quiff and grips. Boys, plain black joggers (not too long), plain white T shirt, black lace up boys tap shoes with heel taps, black socks. Hair should be smart.

TAP (BRONZE MEDAL TO SENIORS)

As ballet (leotard) but in skin colour dance tights (sheer throughout not shimmer tights), hair in high pony (black scrunchie) with small quiff and grips. Tap shoes with heel taps, heel should be higher for older girls, (ball taps should also be replaced and are available from most tap shoe stockist). Boys/men in black joggers, slim fit white T shirt, men’s black tap shoes, black socks, hair should be smart.

MODERN

Girls. Black sleeveless ballet leotard, smart black 3/4 leggings over the top, bare feet, hair in a high pony with small quiff and grips. If hair is shorter please use an Alice band with grips. Boys, black tights with stirrup, black slim fit T shirt, bare feet, hair smart.

MAKE UP IS NOT REQUIRED FOR BALLET, TAP AND MODERN EXAMS, SOME MAKE UP ACCEPTABLE FOR OLDER PUPILS IN DISCO/FREESTYLE EXAMS

JEWELLERY/NAIL VARNISH/FAKE TATTOOS ARE NOT PERMITTED

FREESTYLE/DISCO SOLOS AND PAIRS (PLEASE WERE DIFFERENT COLOURS TO YOUR PARTNER)

Proper dance wear, crop tops, leotard (with tan stirrup shimmer tights), leggings, hot pants, boot leg trousers etc. (no skirts or dresses). All bright colours and preferably with some sparkle/sequins. Bare feet, hair in high pony with quiff. If hair is shorter please use an Alice band with grips. It is very important that everyone taking the exam is in a different outfit/colour. Boys, Again proper dance wear no sports names I recommend Lycra boys jazz trousers and a bright Lycra top off some kind. If you need something new for your exam take a look on eBay. Other places to try are Dance Gear Direct and Dancing in the Street.