Dance Class Policies/Dress Code

Dress Code 2021-2022 Updated


All dance classes are a full year commitment beginning in September and ending in May. Tuition payments can be made monthly, every 3 months, or paid in full at the beginning of the dance season. Acceptable methods of payment include cash, check, or credit card.

Credit Card Payments

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express

Missed Class

Please call Studio 21 and leave a message in the case of an absence. There will be no refunds issued for missed classes, however, make-up classes can be arranged (only 2 make-up classes allowed per year). It is the responsibility of the student and/or parent to discuss make-up classes with a Studio 21 staff member.

Vacations, Holidays, and Weather Closings

Studio 21 follows the Swampscott Public School Calendar. If the Swampscott Public Schools are closed, Studio 21 will also be closed.

There will be 2 Snow Days allowed per class.  In the event there are more than 2 snow days, makeup classes will be scheduled.

Dance Bag

All dancers should carry a dance bag with them to hold dance shoes, dance clothing, and any necessities they may need for class. All items in the dance bag should be clearly labeled with the dancer’s name.

Annual Dance Recital

At the end of the dance year, Studio 21 will hold an annual dance recital. Participation at the end of the year dance recital is not mandatory but strongly encouraged! Dancers participating in the recital are required to purchase the necessary costume(s).

Non-Refundable Deposit: $40/costume due in October

Costume Balance: TBD due in December

Studio Rental

Rental fee: $50/hour

Dance Attire

Where to purchase?

On Your Toes Dancewear located at 194 Newbury St. Rte. 1 South, Peabody, MA. Click here to visit their website.

Required dance attire is mandatory at all dance classes unless otherwise specified. If a dancer comes to class unprepared, he/she may be asked to leave. Please refer to the class list below for the required dance attire.

Mommy & Me

Adult & Child — Comfortable clothing with bare feet (Optional – Ballet leotard/tights & ballet shoes)

Tiny 1 & 2

Any color ballet leotard with pink tights
Ballet skirt/tutu (optional)

Ballet – Bloch SO 205 (PNK)

Tap – So Danca TA35 (BLK)


Any color leotard & tights – Skirt/Tutu Optional


Ballet/Jazz – Bloch SO 205 (PNK)

Tap – So Danca TA35 (BLK)


Black leotard with pink tights (dance skirt or shorts optional)


So Danca SD16 – Canvas Split Sole (PINK)

Hair must be pulled back away from face into a bun. NO EXCEPTIONS!


Leotard & tights or fitted dance top & dance shorts
Shoes: Tan Half Sole “Bloch Spin II”

Hair pulled back away from the face


Leotard & tights or Dance shorts/leggings & fitted top


Jazz – Bloch DN 981 (TAN)

Tap – Bloch SO 302 (BLK)

*Hair pulled back away from face*

Dance Teams A, B & C

Jazz – Black Leotard w/ tan tights (dance skirt or shorts optional)

Tap – Black Leotard w/ tan tights & shorts or leggings

Hair up in a ponytail or bun! 


Jazz – Bloch DN 981 (TAN) = Teams A, B & C

Tap – Bloch SO 302 (BLK)  = Teams A & B

Tap – Bloch SO 388 (BLK) = Team C

*Hair pulled back away from face*

Hip Hop

Comfortable clothing including dance pants, dance shorts, or sweat pants with tank top or t-shirt
Absolutely NO jeans!
*Hair must be pulled back away from the face
Shoes: Pastry Grid Dance Sneaker (Black w/ white bottom)

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