Dancers may wear shoes from the previous dance year if they still fit as long as the correct color/style shoes are purchased for the recital.
GDC does not sell dance supplies. You can purchase your shoes in person (recommended so your child can try the shoes on for size) at Dance Village, 171 Spencer Street, Manchester (860) 645-6606 or online at www.discountdance.com.
All CM- Creative movement students (will also require tap shoes if taking CM & Tap)= any pink ballet slipper (Bloch Style #205 or similar suggested, full sole & split sole are both acceptable)
All ages taking Ballet= any pink ballet slipper (Bloch Style #205 or similar suggested, split soles are preferred, but full sole is acceptable) All Ages taking Tap= black Mary Jane style tap, no patent leather, no ties (Bloch #352 or Bloch #302 suggested) FOR YOUNG DANCERS WHO MIGHT HAVE TROUBLE BUCKLING THEIR OWN SHOES, please purchase black tap shoes that use velcro closures. All ages taking Jazz= black slip on jazz shoes, no ties (Capezio # E J 2 suggested)
All ages taking Lyrical= Capezio “Foot Undeez”- nude color All ages taking Hip Hop= any brand black jazz sneaker (Capezio Style #DS11 or similar suggested)
Boys taking any dance class= wear comfortable clothes such as t-shirt and shorts or sweat pants and appropriate shoes for class. Pointe (by selection only)= Go to Dance Village to be fitted by a professional and select the shoes best for your feet.
*Team shoe selections will be announced by December.