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Uniform

Troupe

Squad Dancewear

Brooks has a bespoke dance uniform for all troupe dancers, made by SQUAD Dancewear.

Find out more & order here

Saturday Troupe Classes

All dancers should wear our official Squad Dancewear Uniform (Grey/Black). There are various items to choose from including new sport shorts. All dancers must come with their hair in a bun. Dancers are allowed to wear their competition jackets if it's cold or a black wraparound ballet cardigan. Dancers may also wear other black or grey matching items (no logos) to supplement their uniform if required.

Competitions

At competitions/festivals, dancers should wear their Brooks Competition Team jacket, or black Brooks hoodie. We also have black costume robes available to wear over their costumes. 

Extra Warm Up Items 
Ballet Rosa Grey/Black mesh top

Ballet Rosa Grey/Black romper

Intermezzo Grey/Black pants

Intermezzo Grey/Black warm up suit

Bloch warm up bootie in grey or pink

Jazz, Contemporary & Acro

Juniors & Pre-Teens

Dancers must wear our grey/black uniform items from Squad Dancewear. Options are leotard, crop top, shorts, pants or leggings. Hair should always be in a bun.

Teen & Intermediate

Dancers must wear Squad Dancewear Uniform, or a leotard/dance crop top with black shorts, footless tights or leggings. Hair should always be in a bun.

Dancewear Options:

Black Boat Neck Leotard

Black Scoop Neck Leotard
Black Shorts

Black Wraparound Cardigan

Warm Up options:

Warm Up Pants

Warm Up Pants

Warm-Up Mesh Top

Warm-Up Shrug


Hair & Layers
Hair should always be in a bun for these classes. Dancers can wear a black wraparound ballet cardigan or their BDA jacket to keep warm. No hoodies or large jumpers should be worn into the studios.


 

Senior Classes 15+

Ballet

A leotard and ballet skirt with ballet tights. All hair in a bun. Warm up ballet items you can wear include wrap-around cardigan, warm-up romper, mesh tight fitting tops.

No T-Shirts allowed!
Boat-neck fitted tops are
acceptable over a leotard

Contemporary Jazz (Age 15+)
A leotard or crop top of your choice, with shorts, footless tights or leggings. Hair in a bun or neat ponytail/plaits.

Contemporary/ BDC Youth 

Same as above. Dancers can wear joggers and t-shirts for this class also.

 

Street

Dancers can wear clean trainers, and streetwear of their choice. Please ensure your heels do not mark our dance floor if attending heels class on Fridays or you will be asked to dance in trainers.

Syllabus Class Uniforms

All ISTD class uniforms can be purchased from Move Dancewear. Please see full list below for Ballet & Tap ISTD classes. 
 
Ballet shoes come up small so check with the supplier and you may have to order one size up. Any ballet shoes/tights can be worn in either pale ballet pink, or natural skin tone. Split sole ballet shoes are recommended as dancers get older, for example:
Ballet tights from Bloch

Ballet shoes from Bloch

Tap Shoes – Any black pair of tap shoes for beginners/juniors. Split-sole tap shoes with Teletone taps on toes and heels are recommended for teen/adv tappers.

Nursery, Pre-Primary

Any light pink leotard and pink matching skirt above the knee

Pink/natural skin tone ballet socks & canvas ballet shoes

Optional pink wrap over ballet cardigan

Primary, Grade 1 & 2
Ballet & Tap

Lilac leotard with matching elasticated lilac skirt

Pink/natural skin tone ballet socks & canvas ballet shoes

Optional lilac wrap around ballet cardigan

Bring black shorts for Modern & Tap (& black tap shoes)

Grade 3 & 4
Ballet & Tap

Burgundy leotard & Burgundy skirt

Pink/natural skin tone ballet tights

Pink/natural skin tone ballet shoes

Burgundy or black wrap over cardigan optional

Bring black shorts for Modern & Tap (& black tap shoes)

Grade 5 Ballet and up

Any black leotard
Recommended: Black Boat Neck Leotard

Pink/natural skin tone ballet tights & ballet shoes

Black or pink wrap over cardigan optional - available here

Black skirt or one of Pat's Ballet Skirts - available here 

No shorts!

What our students say

"I attended Brooks Dance Academy all my life up to the age of 18. I would go there three times a week and it's where I met some of my closest friends and had some of my best childhood memories. Jackie was one of the main people who inspired me to go into performing arts as a career, she is passionate, encouraging and honest. I came out of the dance school with a high level of dance ability which really helped forward my career enabling me to be offered a place at one of the best Musical theatre schools in the U.K. and also one of the best music conservatoires. I couldn't recommend Brooks Dance Academy highly enough."

 

—  Nancy Holt, Guildhall Graduate