Chicago Ballet Arts Dress Code

Items shown are just some of the options that Allegro carries, that are in line with CBA's dress code. More options are available in store and online.

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Level Requirements

Intro to Dance: Light/Pastel Pink

Pre Ballet: Light/Pastel Pink

Ballet 1 & 2: Light/Powder Blue

Ballet 3 & 4: Burgundy

Ballet 5: Royal Blue

Ballet 6: Dark Purple (Plum or Eggplant)

Ballet 7: Navy

Ballet 8: Black

Creative Movement, Modern, & Enrichment Division: Any Color


Any tights allegro carries are acceptable for class. However, convertible tights are recommended in Ballet 5 and above. Please note that Ballet levels 5-8 need mesh tights with a backseam, in Ballet Pink or Flesh Tone, for performances.


Female identifying dancers should choose flesh tone or pink (coordinate with color of tights). Male identifying dancers should choose black or white. Leather or canvas shoes may be worn.

Pointe Shoes (requires instructor approval)

Chicago Ballet Arts allows the following brands:


-Freed (excluding Chacotts)

-Bloch (excluding Eurostretch



-Wear Moi


Please note that dancers are not permitted to have the full stretch ribbons.


Skirts may be worn for Pointe & Variations.

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