Dress Code Policy


To ensure the highest quality of dance instruction, Castro Valley Performing Arts enforces a strict dress code. Failure to comply with the dress code may result in the student being dismissed from class. Please see requirements below.

Rules for all classes:

  • Jewelry, with the exception of medical bracelets, is a distraction and a safety hazard. Please remember to remove all jewelry before coming to the studio. CVPA is not responsible for jewelry that is lost or stolen during class time.

  • Hair must be securely fastened before the start of class.

 

Ballet

Female:

  • CVPA eggplant leotard
  • Pink tights
  • Pink ballet slippers
  • A ballet sweater can be worn at the beginning of class during the winter months at the teacher's discretion.
  • Hair must be pulled back into a bun using a CVPA bun kit.

Male:

  • White T-Shirt
  • Black men's ballet tights
  • Black ballet slippers

Jazz/Contemporary/Lyrical

Female:

  • CVPA tank shirt with black shorts, black leggings or black jazz pants
    OR
  • Black leotard and tights (CVPA eggplant leotard also okay)
  • Black leotard with black shorts, black leggings or black jazz pants
  • A cover up can be worn at the beginning of class during the winter months at the teacher's discretion.
  • Black split sole jazz shoes or Pirouettes
  • Hair must be pulled back in a bun or ponytail.

Male:

  • CVPA tank or t-shirt or a black t-shirt
  • Black shorts or black jazz pants
  • Black split sole jazz shoes or Pirouettes

Tap

Female:

  • CVPA tank shirt with black shorts, black leggings or black jazz pants
    OR
  • Black leotard and tights (CVPA eggplant leotard also okay)
  • Black leotard with black shorts, black leggings or black jazz pants
  • A cover up can be worn at the beginning of class during the winter months at the teacher's discretion.
  • Hair must be pulled back in a bun or ponytail.
  • Please see teacher for shoe preference.

Male:

  • CVPA tank or t-shirt or black t-shirt
  • Black shorts or black jazz pants
  • Please see teacher for shoe preference.

Tumbling

Female:

  • CVPA tank shirt with black shorts, black leggings or black jazz pants
    OR
  • Black leotard with black shorts or black leggings (CVPA eggplant leotard also okay)
  • A cover up can be worn at the beginning of class during the winter months at the teacher's discretion.
  • Bare feet (no socks)
  • Hair must be pulled back in a bun or ponytail.

Male:

  • CVPA tank or t-shirt or black t-shirt
  • Black shorts or black jazz pants
  • Bare feet (no socks)

Intro. to Dance

Female:

  • CVPA tank and dance shorts/leggings
      OR
  • Leotards and tights with dance shorts or a skirt (black & pink are preferred) **
  • Black tap shoes and pink ballet slippers
  • Hair must be pulled back in a bun or ponytail.
  • A sweater or cover up can be worn at the beginning of class during the winter months at the teacher's discretion.
    **Please note that clothing should not be a distraction to the dancer.

Male:

  • CVPA tank or t-shirt
  • Black shorts or black jazz pants
  • Black tap shoes and black ballet slippers

Hip-Hop

Male & Female:

  • CVPA tank shirt or t-shirt
  • Non-restrictive exercise pants or shorts
  • Black Hip-Hop sneakers that are not to be warn outside (available in the CVPA Boutique). Any sneakers that are warn outside are not allowed.

  • Hair must be pulled away from the face.