Proper Men’s Ballet Class Attire

By on May 22, 2014

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Here is my complete guide for men’s ballet class attire; from primary division all the way to advanced.

Primary Division Boys

Shoes 

Theatricals Child Professional Leather Full Sole Ballet Slipper in blackThis full-sole leather shoe encourages beginning students to develop foot strength and dexterity while the pre-sewn elastic strap eliminates students from arriving to class with their shoes unprepared.

Tops

Body Wrappers Boys Versatile Short Sleeve Snug Fit PulloverThis shirt hugs the dancers body and allows the teacher to see and correct proper placement and technique.

Tights

Theatricals Child Ankle Length LeggingThis opaque, snug-fitting legging keeps the student comfortable and confident in his classroom setting. 

Intermediate Division Boys

Shoes

Sansha Adult Unisex #1 Pro Canvas Split-Sole Ballet SlipperThis classic canvas shoe provides comfort and flexibility.  It is especially good for dancers with wide feet.

Tops

Body Wrappers Versatile Short Sleeve Snug Fit Pullover for Boys and MenThis shirt hugs the dancers body and allows the teacher to see and correct placement and technique.

Bottoms

Eurotard Men’s Footed Microfiber TightsThis soft men’s tight is form fitting and stretchy.  Students can dance with confidence because these tights are not sheer and they can be used for both class and performance.

Advanced Division Boys

Shoes

Sansha Adult Unisex #1 Pro Canvas Split-Sole Ballet SlipperThis classic canvas shoe provides comfort and flexibility.  It is especially good for dancers with wide feet.

Tops

Body Wrappers Men’s Versatile Short Sleeve Snug Fit PulloverThis shirt hugs the dancers body and allows the teacher to see and correct placement and technique.

Bottoms

Eurotard Men’s Footed Micro fiber TightThis soft men’s tight is form fitting and stretchy.  Students can dance with confidence because these tights are not sheer and they can be used for both class and performance.

 

About Lana

Lana Brooks is a mother of two and certified in the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum. She is currently a ballet instructor at Southland Ballet Academy with over 10 years of professional performing experience and 10 years of teaching experience. Ms. Brooks' students have been finalists and semi-finalists in Youth American Grand Prix, LA Music Center Spotlight Awards, and the Orange County Performing Arts Center "Stars of Tomorrow" competitions and some have gone on to dance in ballet companies nationwide. She has received extensive training from the Orange County Performing Arts Center "From the Center" program for community and student outreach and has helped develop assembly programs that bring dance and arts education to Southern California schools.

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