RDC has a dress code in place to encourage structure in each class and to ensure the instructor is able to correct alignment and technique properly.  Please click on the title of the class below to view the required hair, attire and shoes for each class.

All dance attire/shoes can be purchased at:

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  • Pre Dance +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face
    Attire: Bodysuit and tights in any colour. Dancers may also wear an optional ballet skirt/tutu.
    Shoes: Pink ballet slippers with elastics secured at the ankle.
  • Kinder Dance +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face.
    Attire: Bodysuit and tights in any colour. Dancers may also wear an optional dance skirt/tutu or fitted dance shorts.
    Shoes: Jazz shoes (Bloch SO499 Slip-on Jazz Shoes recommended).
  • Kinder Tap +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face.
    Attire: Bodysuit and tights in any colour. Dancers may also wear an optional dance skirt/tutu or fitted dance shorts.
    Shoes: Tap shoes (Capezio 3800 Tap Shoes recommended).
  • Ballet - Pre Primary & Primary +

    Hair: A proper bun (secured with bobby pins and a hair net) is required.
    Attire: Black bodysuit and ballerina pink tights are required. Dancers may also wear an optional ballet circle skirt. (Circle skirt is a see through short skirt that allows the teacher to see the dancers positions, see photo for example).
    Shoes: Pink ballet slippers with elastics secured at the ankle (Angelo Luzio 246 Ballet Shoes recommended).
  • Ballet - Grade 1 and above +

    Hair: A proper bun (secured with bobby pins and a hair net) is required.
    Attire: Black bodysuit and pink tights are required. Younger dancers may also wear an optional ballet circle skirt for class. (Circle skirt is a see through short skirt that allows the teacher to see the dancers positions, see photo for example). Older dancers may also wear an optional black ballet wrap skirt for class. Please note that students in grade 1 and above do not wear skirts in exams.
    Shoes: Pink ballet slippers with elastics secured at the ankle (Angelo Luzio 246 Ballet Shoes recommended).
  • Jazz +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face.
    Attire: Bodysuit and tights in any colour, or fitted shorts and fitted tank top/half top. (Pre Junior to Pre Intermediate 2 levels require black bodysuit and beige tights for exams. Pre Intermediate 3 and above require black bodysuit and black tights for exams. For class any color can be worn.)
    Shoes: Jazz shoes (Bloch SO499 Slip-on Jazz Shoes recommended. Students in Pre Intermediate 3 and above require black shoes for exams.)
  • Tap +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face.
    Attire: Bodysuit and tights in any colour, or fitted shorts and fitted tank top/half top. (Pre Junior to Pre Intermediate 2 levels require black bodysuit and beige tights for exams. Pre Intermediate 3 and above require black bodysuit and black tights for exams. For class any color can be worn.)
    Shoes: Tap shoes (Capezio 3800 recommended for younger students, Capezio CG09 or Capezio CG55 are recommended for older students. Students in Pre Intermediate 3 and above require black shoes for exams.)
  • Hip Hop +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face.
    Attire: Loose fitting clothing (no jeans), or fitted dancewear.
    Shoes: Clean indoor running shoes/high tops/combat boots (no outside shoes allowed in the studio).
  • Acro/Acro Technique +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face. A low pony or bun is best as higher hairstyles can prohibit rolling. If the hair is long it must be doubled up or in a bun to avoid students/teachers stepping on it.
    Attire: Bodysuit and tights in any colour, or fitted shorts and fitted tank top/half top. (Convertible tights, e.g. Mondor 314, can be purchased for convenience if dancers have multiple classes in a row)
    Shoes: Bare feet (no shoes or socks allowed).
  • Lyrical/Contemporary +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face.
    Attire: Bodysuit and tights in any colour, or fitted shorts and fitted tank top/half top.
    Shoes: Lyrical shoes (Capezio Canvas Pirouette II or Capezio footUndeez are recommended).
  • Jumps and Turns +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face.
    Attire: Bodysuit and tights in any colour, or fitted shorts and fitted tank top/half top.
    Shoes: Jazz shoes (Bloch SO499 Slip-on Jazz Shoes recommended).
  • Stretch/Strength +

    Hair: Tied up off the neck and face.
    Attire: Bodysuit and tights in any colour, or fitted shorts and fitted tank top/half top.
    Shoes: Bare feet recommended.
  • Ballet Technique +

    Hair: A proper bun (secured with bobby pins and a hair net) is required.
    Attire: Black bodysuit and pink tights are required. Younger dancers may also wear an optional ballet circle skirt for class. (Circle skirt is a see through short skirt that allows the teacher to see the dancers positions, see photo for example). Older dancers may also wear an optional black ballet wrap skirt for class. Please note that students in grade 1 and above do not wear skirts in exams.
    Shoes: Pink ballet slippers with elastics secured at the ankle (Angelo Luzio 246 Ballet Shoes recommended).
  • Pointe +

    Hair: A proper bun (secured with bobby pins and a hair net) is required.
    Attire: Black bodysuit and pink tights are required. Dancers may also wear an optional black ballet wrap skirt for class. Please note that students in grade 1 and above do not wear skirts in exams.
    Shoes: Pink satin pointe shoes required. (It is very important that a dancer is properly fitted for pointe shoes, please speak to a staff member before purchasing pointe shoes to obtain a pointe shoe fitting guide that includes recommended places to purchase).
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