Uniform

A student who is dressed like a dancer, will strive harder to be the best they can be.

Tinies

2 year olds

  • Ballet

    Studio D pink dance tutu
    Flesh ballet tights
    Pink headband
    Pink ballet shoes
    No buns are required for Tinies

Pre School & Pre Primary

3 to 6 year olds

  • Ballet and Tap

    Pink leotard
    Pink circle skirt, Bloch “Flesh” Elite footed or convertible ballet tights
    Pink headband
    Pink ballet shoes
    Black tap shoes

    Black tap shoes are required for Rainbows, Stars, Bumblebees and Butterflies only.

Levels 1 & 2

Hair must be in a bun for all classes

  • Ballet

    Mulberry leotard
    Mulberry circle skirt
    Mulberry bun bow
    Bloch “Flesh” Embrace convertible ballet tights
    Pink split sole ballet shoes (no ribbons)

  • Jazz

    Mulberry leotard
    Black jazz shorts
    Mulberry bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Bloch Elastaboot in tan

  • Tap

    Mulberry leotard
    Black tap skirt
    Mulberry bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Black tap shoes

Level 3

Hair must be in a bun for all classes

  • Ballet

    Jacaranda leotard
    Jacaranda bun bow
    Black wrap skirt
    Bloch “Flesh” embrace convertible ballet tights
    Pink split sole ballet shoes (no ribbons)

  • Jazz

    Jacaranda leotard
    Black jazz shorts
    Jacaranda bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Bloch Elastaboot in tan

  • Tap

    Jacaranda leotard
    Black tap skirt
    Jacaranda bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Black tap shoes

Level 4

Hair must be in a bun for all classes

  • Ballet

    Turquoise leotard
    Turquoise bun bow
    Black wrap skirt
    Bloch “Flesh” Embrace convertible ballet tights
    Pink split sole ballet shoes (with ribbons)

  • Jazz

    Turquoise leotard
    Black jazz shorts
    Turquoise bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Bloch Elastaboot in tan

  • Tap

    Turquoise leotard
    Black tap skirt
    Turquoise bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Black tap shoes

Level 5

Hair must be in a bun for all classes

  • Ballet

    Cobalt leotard
    Cobalt bun bow
    Black wrap skirt
    Bloch “Flesh” Embrace convertible ballet tights
    Pink split sole ballet shoes (with ribbons)

  • Jazz

    Cobalt leotard
    Black jazz shorts
    Cobalt bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Bloch Elastaboot in tan

  • Tap

    Cobalt leotard
    Black tap skirt
    Cobalt bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Black tap shoes

Level 6

Hair must be in a bun for all classes

  • Ballet

    Navy leotard
    Navy bun bow
    Black wrap skirt
    Bloch “Flesh” Embrace convertible ballet tights
    Pink split sole ballet shoes (with ribbons)

  • Jazz

    Navy leotard
    Black jazz shorts
    Navy bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Bloch Elastaboot in tan

  • Tap

    Navy leotard
    Black tap skirt
    Navy bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Black tap shoes

Level 7 & above

Hair must be in a bun for all classes | Students are permitted to wear any black leotard to class with the exception of exams and masterclasses where the standard one is required.

  • Ballet

    Black leotard
    Black wrap skirt
    Black bun bow
    Bloch “Flesh” Embrace convertible ballet tights
    Pink split sole ballet shoes (with elastics)
    Pointe shoes (with ribbons)

  • Jazz

    Black leotard
    Black jazz shorts
    Black bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Bloch Elastaboot in tan

    Please note this includes Senior Jazz

  • Tap

    Black leotard
    Black tap skirt
    Black bun bow
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Black tap shoes

Boys & Adults

Neat hair, off the face, for all classes

  • Boys

    Blue Studio D t-shirt
    Black shorts (black tracksuit pants in winter)
    Black socks
    Black ballet shoes
    Bloch Elastaboot in black
    Black lace-up tap shoes

  • Adults

    Neat casual clothes suitable for dance
    Pink split sole ballet shoes (Black for males)
    Black runners or Bloch Elastaboot (Adult Jazz)
    Black tap shoes

Performance Group

  • Performance Group Classes

    Deep purple leotard
    Deep purple bun bow
    Black jazz shorts
    Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Bloch Elastaboot in tan
    Hair in a bun
    Studio D Jacket (optional name embroidery)
    Capri Leggings (not to be worn in class)
    Performance group T-shirt

    Upon the advice of their teacher Performance Group students may need to purchase knee pads these must be from Bloch in style A575OL for performances however in class they may wear Rebel Sports – Reliance Knee Pads

Extension Classes

  • Technique Classes

    Ballet or jazz uniform must be worn for all technique/stretch classes.

  • Contemporary | Lyrical | Acro

    Deep purple leotard
    Deep purple bun bow
    Black jazz shorts
    Rebel Sports – Reliance Knee Pads
    Energetiks ‘Skintone’ Classic footless tights or Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights

    – Contemporary: Bloch Foot Thong III Style: S0675L or Bloch Elastaboot in tan
    Hair worn in high ponytail (hair off face)
    – Lyrical: Bloch Leather Eclipse in nude Style: S0609 or Bloch Elastaboot in tan
    Hair worn in a bun
    – Acro: Bare feet or Bloch Elastaboot in tan
    Hair worn in a bun

  • Hip Hop

    Black unisex “baggy” pants (Studio D track pants suitable or any other baggy style pants)
    Blue Studio D t-shirt or singlet
    Studio D hoodie
    Black runners
    Hair in a neat ponytail

  • Concert Opening | Concert Finale | Musical Theatre

    Deep purple leotard
    Deep purple bun bow
    Dlack jazz shorts, Energetiks Classic “skin” tights
    Bloch Elastaboot in tan
    Hair in a bun

  • Moomba | Grand Prix | Dance Aid

    Deep purple leotard
    Deep purple bun bow
    Black jazz shorts Energetiks “Skintone” Classic convertible tights
    Bloch Elastaboot in tan
    Hair in a bun
    Studio D Jacket (optional name embroidery)
    Studio D Tracksuit pants or Capri leggings

    Moomba and Grand Prix students may also need to bring runners and a hat to allow them to practise outside.

Additional Information

  • Shoes

    • Ballet: shoes can be purchased from Energetiks, Bloch, or Capezio (addresses listed above). Level 1 and above students must wear split sole leather ballet shoes, Pre School and Pre Primary may wear either full or split soled leather ballet shoes.
    • Jazz: shoes should be purchased from Bloch and must be the Elastaboot slip on style, tan for girls and black for boys.
    • Tap: shoes should be purchased from Energetiks or Bloch and must be black. Buckled shoes for girls and laced shoes for boys. Senior students may discuss the option of laced tap shoes with their teacher in Levels 9 and 10.
    • Lyrical: Bloch Elastaboot in tan or Bloch Leather Eclipse in nude S0609.
    • Contemporary: Bloch Elastaboot in tan or Bloch Foot Thong III S0675L.

  • Knee Pads

    If knee pads are required for any class they must be from Rebel Sports – Reliance Knee Pads. Students in any class are welcome to purchase and wear knee pads. Please note knee pads are a uniform requirement for Intermediate Acro/Flexibility, Contemporary, Lyrical and recommended for Performance Group students. Upon the advice of their teacher Performance Group students may need to purchase knee pads these must be from Bloch in style A575OL for performances however in class they may wear Rebel Sports – Reliance Knee Pads.

  • Studio D Crossover

    Black crossovers with the Studio D logo can be worn during class in the colder months and are available for all levels. All levels wear the black Studio D crossover, no other colour or style is correct uniform.

  • Studio D Tracksuit & Tshirt

    Any student representing Studio D at competitions or outside performances must purchase the Studio D Tracksuit. All students are encouraged to purchase the tracksuit to wear to and from class.

    Studio D Jacket (optional name embroidery)
    Studio D Tracksuit Pants
    Studio D Capri Leggings

    Tracksuit jackets can be personalized with the dancer’s first name embroidered on the front. This is optional at an additional cost of $6.00 and is done at Jean McLeod Embroidery, 16 Fonceca Street, Mordialloc. Please allow up to 2 weeks after placing your order for delivery.

    The Capri leggings are not to be worn in class. Additionally the Studio D hoodie can be purchased however this may only be worn to and from class and must be removed after warm up.

    Blue t-shirts with the Studio D logo are also available and are the correct uniform for all of our Hip Hop classes however anyone is able to purchase Studio D t-shirts. T-shirts are not to be worn during class with the exception of Hip Hop.

Why we have a uniform

The Studio D uniform is designed not just to look professional, but it allows teachers to see that dancers have proper placement and to ensure dance technique is correct and safe.

Dance is a discipline and our uniform is set to put all students in the correct frame of mind, helping them learn and enjoy themselves and giving them a sense of equality, pride and belonging to Studio D.

Uniform Shop

Contact Rita Cappello for uniform enquiries on rav_m4@hotmail.com

Uniform Shop Location: Meeting room Hall 4.
Uniform Shop hours:  Open on Saturday during school terms 9.30am – 11.30am

All uniform items and ballet shoes are to be purchased from the Studio D uniform shop. Tap & jazz shoes are not stocked in the uniform shop.

If you are unable to come along during the opening hours, orders may be placed in the ORANGE payment box which is located next to the red fee box inside the studio in Hall 4. Please fill in an order form and place in envelope with the exact payment as change cannot be left for you. Please note payment can only be made by cash or direct bank transfer as we do not have credit card or EFTPOS facilities. Orders cannot be taken for second hand items.

Dancewear stores for purchase of dance shoes
(Please tell them you are from Studio D and they will ensure you get the correct shoes)

Bloch: Shop B 175, Chadstone Shopping Centre. Ph 9563 0733
Energetiks: Moorabbin Super Centre, 3/444 Warrigal Rd, Moorabbin.  Ph 9551 2799
Upstage Dancewear: 24 Langhorne Street Dandenong. Ph 9793 5266 or 149 Springvale Road, Nunawading, 3131. Ph 9878 3385
Capezio: 296 Glenhuntly Rd, Elsternwick. Ph 5975 0266 or

Ballet shoes and black tap shoes can be purchased from any of the above stores. Please make sure that ballet shoes are “split sole” and not “full sole” shoes.

Ballet shoes, black Tap shoes & tan Elastaboots (jazz shoes) can be purchased from Bloch in Chadstone.

2nd Hand Uniform Shop

Contact Rita Cappello for second-hand uniform enquiries on rav_m4@hotmail.com

Only correct Studio D uniform items and dance shoes will be accepted and should be clean and in good condition. Please supply a separate snap lock bag for each item and include your name and contact details, including email address, inside the bag with the item. Goods are on consignment and will be offered for sale for a period of 2 years. All items are accepted on consignment only and will attract a 15% fee which is deducted from the sale price. All transactions will be cash only.

OPEN During the school term only.

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