What to Wear

What to wear

If you dress the part, you’ll feel the part. That’s why we think it is really important that pupils attend all lessons appropriately dressed. Below is a guide of what to wear, and what not to wear!

Please Note: If uniform is not worn then the teacher reserves the right to refuse admission to the lesson 

Ballet

Beginners Ballet / Intro to Ballet / Pre Primary Ballet / Primary Ballet

  • Pink Bella Leotard
  • Pink Socks or pink Ballet Tights
  • Pink full sole leather ballet shoes with elastic
  • Pink or White Crossover Cardigan

Grade 1 / 2 / 3

  • Navy “Beatrice” Leotard
  • Pink Ballet tights
  • Pink full sole leather ballet shoes with elastic
  • Navy crossover cardigan

Grade 4 / 5

  • Black “Beatrice” Leotard OR Black Bloch Cap
  • Sleeve Leotard OR Bloch Sleeveless Leotard
  • Black chiffon skirt (optional)
  • Pink ballet tights
  • Full sole OR split sole leather ballet shoes with ribbons
  • Black crossover cardigan

Grade 6 and above

  • Burgundy leotard thin strap or sleeveless
  • Matching velvet or chiffon short skirt
  • Pink ballet tights
  • Pink full sole or split sole leather ballet shoes with ribbons
  • Black crossover cardigan

Lyrical Dance and Acro

Female

  • Black “Beatrice” Leotard OR Black Bloch Cap
  • Sleeve Leotard OR Bloch Sleeveless Leotard
  • Black or tan footless / convertible nylon tights
  • Foot undies

Male

  • Black fitted trousers, leggings, or shorts (no denim)
  • White t-shirt

Street

  • No specific uniform, but suitable exercise wear must be worn
  • No denim

Tap

Primary Tap

  • Pink Bella Leotard
  • White Ankle Socks
  • White Tap Shoes with White Ribbons
  • Pink or White Crossover Cardigan

Stage 1 / 2 / 3

  • Marine “Beatrice” Leotard
  • Tan tights OR white ankle socks
  • White vinyl tap shoes with taps fitted (no teletone taps)
  • Marine crossover cardigan

Stage 4 / 5

  • Black “Beatrice” Leotard OR Black Bloch Cap
  • Sleeve Leotard OR Bloch Sleeveless Leotard
  • Tan tights
  • Black Timestep tap shoes with taps fitted
  • Black crossover cardigan

Stage 6 and above

  • Black “Beatrice” Leotard OR Black Bloch Cap
  • Sleeve Leotard OR Bloch Sleeveless Leotard
  • Tan tights
  • Black lace up low heel oxford tap shoes with taps fitted
  • Black crossover cardigan

Musical Theatre

Female

  • Black “Beatrice” Leotard OR Black Bloch Cap
  • Sleeve Leotard OR Bloch Sleeveless Leotard
  • Black or tan footless / convertible nylon tights / cotton lycra footless tights / shorts / jazz pants
  • Black socks
  • Black split sole jazz shoes

Male

  • Black fitted trousers, leggings, or shorts (no denim)
  • White t-shirt
  • Black socks
  • Black jazz shoes (split sole or full sole)

Need to buy dancewear?

Dancewell in Bristol are the official BBO uniform stockist for the The Angel School of Dance. Dancewell have supplied pupils of the school with all their dancewear requirements for over 30 years and offer the complete BBO uniform.The collection spans the full syllabus for Classical Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz and Musical Theatre.

You can  order by calling Jill on 01179 730120 or by emailing info@pointeshoe.com.

You can also visit Dancewell at 60 Cotham Hill, Bristol, BS6 6JX, UK

They are open from Tuesday to Friday between 9.30am to 5pm and Saturday between 9am to 5pm

Angel School of Dance

Angel School of Dance was established in 1978 and offers ballet, tap, musical theatre, street dance, jazz & lyrical jazz classes in Chepstow, South Wales.

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Support

Thornbury Clinic - for physiotherapy and sports injuries

Laura at Cleeve Hypnotherapy - for anxiety, sleep problems, exam stress, relaxation, and confidence issues for both students and parents