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Attire Requirements

Pre School and Beginner Combo Classes

Pink tights

A leotard of any color / skirt of any color (optional)

Leather ballet slippers (any color is acceptable for pre-school, Pink is suggested) 

Black patent leather tap shoes (with ties, not buckles)


Pink tights

A leotard of any color

Pink leather or canvas split-sole ballet slippers

Ballet skirt (optional)

Hair pulled back into a secure bun.


Fitted boy shorts, dance shorts, leggings with a fitted top, and jazz shoes. No baggy clothing. 

Hair pulled back into a secure ponytail/bun. 

​Hip Hop 

Sweat pants or baggy shorts and fitted tee or tank

Lightweight athletic sneakers of your preference, no slip-ons. *Dance sneakers are NOT required. Please make sure sneakers worn into the studio are CLEAN.


Dancers should be dressed in fitted dancewear for Tap/Clogging class. Any color or style of dancewear is acceptable, and shorts or sweatpants are permitted provided feet are not covered. Dance pants, Capri pants and shorts are great options. Dancers may also choose to wear a tank top, half-top or leotard.


Boys should wear a snug T-shirt and sweatpants or shorts for most classes. For students taking ballet, boys wear black ballet slippers. No jeans are allowed in any dance lessons for because they restrict the dancer's movement.

Where can I purchase my dancers attire?


The Sock Basket – 2433 Laurens Road – (864) 676-0635 – A dancewear outfitter that sells name brand dance apparel and footwear.

Academy Sports & Outdoors – 59 Woodruff Industrial Lane (I-85 at Woodruff) sells leather ballet slippers, and black patent leather tap shoes, some style jazz shoes, and various dance /athletic wear.

Target – 1112 Woodruff Rd. – Sells leotards, tights, skirts, dance bags, dance shorts, and various fashion dance wear for young girls.

Walmart – 1451 Woodruff Rd. OR 3925 Pelham Rd. – Athletic clothing, leotards, dance pants, shorts and capris for very reasonable prices.

Payless Shoe Source – 1106 Woodruff Rd. OR in the Haywood Mall – Sells shoes only -leather ballet slippers and black patent leather tap shoes for children.

Kohls Department Store – 1219 Woodfruff Rd. – Sells fashion leotards for little ones

Shock Dance is also able to order any dance attire needed through our Dancewear website. Email the studio with specifics on what you need and sizes and we can get the order placed for you.

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