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Creating strong dancers and confident people starts in the classroom.

All dancers must be respectful to teachers, parents, fellow dancers and their studio home. Creating a positive environment is essential to the growth of young artists. Dancers must be properly dressed, on time for class and have a good work ethic. 
Your child will be assessed and placed with the CDU faculty feels they will benefit most. If you have any questions, please contact us at (905) 857-5444 or send us an email at

What to Wear

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Dress Codes

For both recreational and competitive level students. 

Girls may wear any colour leotard, tights, jazz pants, booty shorts or appropriate dancewear to Tap, Jazz or Acrobatics classes.

Boys may wear any colour t-shirt and jazz pants/shorts to classes. 

Intro to Jazz - lightweight white canvas running shoes
Mini Jazz and higher - Bloch Black Elasta-booty
Intro to Tap and Mini Tap - Black Mary Jane Style or Patent Leather Tap Shoes (Velcro or Lace up)

Junior Tap 1 and higher - Black lace up or Mary Jane Style tap shoes
Hip Hop - any comfortable clothing with indoor runners

Contemporary/Lyrical - barefoot or Foot Undeez 

Acrobatics - barefoot


In Ballet class, the girls must have the following:
Intro to Primary - ballet pink bodysuits with pink ballet tights and pink leather shoes
Grade 1 to 3
 - Margaret Krys blue bodysuit (sold at CDU), pink ballet tights and pink canvas split sole shoes

Grade 4 to 6 - black bodysuit, pink ballet tights and pink ballet shoes. 
Jr, Inter, Inter Adv and Sr Ballet Technique Class - black bodysuit, pink ballet tights and pink ballet shoes. 

Boys must wear a white t-shirt and navy or black shorts with white socks and white ballet slippers with elastics.

All dancers must have their hair away from their face. A ponytail is recommended for Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Lyrical and Acrobatics. For Ballet, including Intro to Primary classes, dancers must have their hair in a bun at the back centre of their head.

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