The Premier Dance School of the Far North
About Us.
Class Attire.
Important Dates.
Spring Recital.
School Faculty.
Our Facility.
Contact Us.
Class Descriptions.
Levels & Placement.
Class Schedule.
Required Apparel.
Required Shoes.
Hair Requirements.
About Our Show.
2019 Info & Sched.
Recital FAQs.
Job Openings.
1333 Delany Road, #400-600, Gurnee, Illinois 60031
847-672-7465  •  office@dancetheatre-ni.com



All dance shoes must be reserved for studio wear only!

No dance shoes in the street - no street shoes in the studio!



Ballet                Pink leather ballet slippers with elastic strap(s) over instep                

                                 (Black for boys)

                                 Split sole required for Elemental-Intensive

                                Should fit like a glove - do NOT allow for extensive growing room!

                                     Highly Recommended:   Bloch, Capezio

                                                  Also Recommended:   Sansha, Grishko, Leo’s

                                                  Not Recommended:   Payless (too flat and stiff)

                                                  Not Permitted:   Danskin



Tap                    Black leather tap shoes, any style



Jazz                   Black leather jazz shoes, any style



Contemporary    Bare feet (Foot Thongs, Dance Paws, or Foot Undeez optional)



Pointe                 Pink satin pointe shoes with satin platform  (no suede)



Hip Hop               Solid white low-profile gym shoes or hip hop shoes

                                  MUST be reserved for in-studio use only!                                



Technique        Ballet slippers, jazz shoes, or bare feet

Boot Camp