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IBC Preparatory & Pre-Professional Division / Int. & Adv. Day Program - Ladies Uniform

Uniforms may be purchased through Kinney Dancewear* (located on 62nd Street/Keystone Ave. near Glendale Mall or at 14753 Hazel Dell Crossing in Noblesville). Kinney also stocks a variety of dance shoes, accessories, and specialty items.

All students are required to purchase the uniform leotard in their class color, uniform skirt (for Pre-Professional Levels 1-8 & Int/Adv Day Program only), as well as the uniform tights. Uniforms are to be worn at ALL times and for all IBC classes.

***Please see the IBC Family Handbook for all other additional class uniform and shoe requirements.***

Students in Pre-Professional Levels 1-8 and Int/Adv Day Program are required to have ribbons on their ballet shoes (with elastics removed).

Uniform Leotard

Preparatory Division – Motionwear sleeveless tank cotton leotard Style 2100

  • Prep 1 – Light Pink
  • Prep 2 – Light Blue
  • Prep 3 – Butter
  • Prep 4 – Candy Pink

Pre-Professional Division – Motionwear princess seam silkskyn camisole leotard Style 2518

  • Level 1 – Bright Red
  • Level 2 – Royal Blue
  • Level 3 – Sunset Coral
  • Intermediate Day Program & Level 4 – Rasberry
  • Intermediate Day Program & Level 5 – Teal
  • Advanced Day Program & Level 6/7/8 – Motionwear Style 2174 (*NEW* higher cut leg) – Black or Chocolate Brown with IBC logo embroidered on hip (either color acceptable for class – Black required for exams)
  • *As Level 6/7/8 logo leotards are made-to-order, these must be purchased through IBC; details provided upon registration.

Uniform Skirt for Pre-Professional Levels 1-8 & Int/Adv Day Program only – Black wrap tie ballet skirt (mid-thigh length)

Child Tights (Prima Soft European Pink) – no seams
Adult Convertible Tights (Prima Soft European Pink) – no seams

Required “Underdress” (for Pre-Professional Division and Int/Adv Day Program) for most IBC performances – Flesh-tone camisole leotard (any brand)—please, NO “shiny” or plastic straps.

Other Uniform Requirements

*** The ballet uniform for Gentlemen consists of a plain, white, fitted T-shirt; black fitted athletic shorts (i.e., bike shorts) or black tights; white socks; and black ballet technique shoes. Black tights, instead of black athletic shorts, are required for Pre-Professional Gentlemen. If tights are worn, socks should not be worn. The shoes may be canvas or leather; no particular brand or style is required. All items are available at Kinney Dancewear (317.255.8881) or through other dancewear suppliers.

*** Adult Ballet students may wear any comfortable clothing (leotard and tights, other exercise attire, etc.) that does not restrict movement and ballet shoes.

*** Adults taking “Mommy & Me” class with their child may wear any comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement and can wear ballet shoes, socks, or go barefoot. Children in Mommy & Me are welcome to wear traditional ballet clothing (leotard and tights) or comfortable shorts, t-shirts, tank tops, etc.; they are not required to purchase an IBC uniform leotard. Children may wear ballet shoes or go barefoot for this class.

Additional Uniform Requirements

Students in Preparatory 1 and Preparatory 2 should also purchase black patent tap shoes, in addition to their pink ballet technique shoes, which will be worn at the end of class.

Students taking Character class should wear standard black character shoes and a black character skirt that falls at or just above the knee. Boys should wear jazz shoes. Students must wear their uniform leotard and tights for Character class.

Young women taking Historical Dance should wear ballet technique shoes and their uniform skirt. Students must wear their uniform leotard and tights for Pre-Character and Historical Dance.

Students taking Modern class should go barefoot. Students must wear their uniform leotard and tights for Modern class; no additional clothing may be worn, however form-fitting shorts may be worn at the instructor’s discretion.

Students taking Contemporary class should wear ballet technique shoes, or go barefoot, at the discretion of the instructor and depending on the material being learned at a particular time. Students must wear their uniform leotard and tights for Contemporary classes; no additional clothing may be worn, however form-fitting shorts may be worn at the instructor’s discretion.

Students taking Jazz class will need black jazz shoes (slip-on or lace-up). Students must wear their uniform leotard and tights for Jazz class; no additional clothing may be worn, however form-fitting shorts may be worn at the instructor’s discretion.