Jazz is basically a modern interpretation of ballet. Therefore, ballet is normally a prerequisite of jazz. It is usually performed, but not necessarily limited to the popular music of today.
Dress The Part: Any style and color leotard and Capezio brand Carmel tights. Jazz, capri pants or dance shorts over leotard are acceptable. Shoes: black or Capezio brand carmel slip on jazz boots. Check with your teacher on the style of shoes. There may be different shoes for certain classes. Jazz shoes can be purchased through Dancer’s Workshop at a discounted price.
Hair: Pulled back.
Boys: White t-shirt, black sweatpants, shorts or dance pants, white socks and proper shoes.
All male dancers need to purchase dance belts. These and Capezio brand tights can be purchased at Fancy Dancers located at 9 Mile and Mack in St. Clair Shores.