Costumes/hair/makeup – June Recital

Costume, Hair and Makeup Details – June 2019 Recital

Makeup for ALL dancers, unless otherwise specified: foundation, brown/taupe color pallette for eye shadow, mascara, eye liner, false eyelashes (optional), rose colored blush, red lipstick (recommended is Wet N’ Wild Hot Red).

New to doing dance recital makeup or need some tips? Click here for a great tutorial from Ultimate Dance Florida that includes how to make a slick, stage ready bun and stage makeup! 

Ages 3-4 Costume Details

Pre – Ballet/Tap 3-5 yrs. (Mon. & Thurs.): Penguin costume, black footed tights, black tap shoes (if they have laces be sure they are black), hair in a low slicked bun with part on dancer’s left side (see video referenced). Penguin hat secured with bobby pins. Eye makeup is optional.

Hip Hop 3-5 yrs. (Tues.): Girls: pink sweat suit, pink bandanna tied like a headband at the top of the head, but pulled a little to the dancer’s left side (rest of hair is down and nicely groomed). Headband will need to be bobby pinned on in places to avoid it slipping off their head. Bare feet. Eye makeup is optional. Boys: Brown beanie, flannel (please have them wear a white t-shirt underneath), jeans, tennis shoes. No makeup.

Ages 5-6 Costume Details

Ballet/Tap 5-6 yrs. (Mon.): Ballet costume, light pink footed tights (as specified), ballet shoes. Hair: pulled half back with a rubber band that matches their hair color, curled, flower garland bobby pinned to the hair.

Ballet/Tap 5-6 yrs. (Tues.): Ballet costume, light pink footed tights, ballet shoes. Hair in a high, slicked bun (please use bun doughnut, hair net and bobby pins for a nice, secure bun with no flyaways), flower headband also needs to be secured with bobby pins.

Hip Hop 5-6 yrs. (Wed.): Girls: sequins jacket, white tank top under, black and white plaid skirt, black leggings (capri style – you provide), tennis shoes (any color fine).  Hair high pony tail, slicked back. Boys: Alvin, Simon or Theodore Sweatshirt, dark jeans, tennis shoes. (No makeup for boys).

Hip Hop 5-6 yrs. (Thurs): Girls: Cowgirl costume, cowgirl boots. Hair: two low braids (like Jesse in Toy Story) with provided yellow hair ties, cowgirl hat – secure yellow hat band to hat.  Boys: Black cowboy hat, white t-shirt, yellow bandanna for neck, jeans, cowboy boots.

Ballet/Tap 5-7 yrs. (Fri): Red and white costume, white ruffle lace hand mitts, white footed tights, ballet shoes. Hair in a high slicked bun with large red hair bow in front of bun.

Ages 7-8 Costume Details

Ballet/Tap 7-8 yrs. (Mon): Green dress, no tights, ballet shoes. (They are not wearing the provided choker or silver bobby pins).  Hair in a high slicked bun (please use a bun doughnut, hair net and bobby pins for a nice secure bun with no flyaways).

Hip Hop 7-8 yrs. (Thurs): Plaid button up shirt with collar (you provide) with black, form-fitting tank top underneath (you provide). Unbutton the bottom two buttons so dancer can tie the plaid shirt into a knot. Black petticoat skirt, black leggings. Shoes: black (can be tennis shoes, combat boots, or other black shoes with approval).

Hip Hop 7-8 yrs. (Fri): Black football jersey with 10, white jeans, tennis shoes (preferably black). Hair: high pony tail with black and white bandanna (will be provided) to be tied on like a head band (ties on top of head slightly to the left) and secured on with bobby pins (poke a couple tiny holes in the bandanna so there is something to slide the bobby pin through). Shoes: black tennis shoes. Black lines under eyes (like a football player).

Ages 9-11 Costume Details

Broadway Jazz/Tap 9-11 yrs. (Mon.): Girls: red and white baseball costume, red baseball hat, tall white socks with red stripes, black tap shoes (if tie style be sure they have black laces). Hair: two low braids with red hat.

Contemporary 9-10 yrs. (Mon.): Dark green dress, bare legs, half soles. Nude bando/strapless bra or bra with clear straps for under dress if needed. Hair: high slicked bun, secured with hair net and bobby pins.

Hip Hop Beg. 10+ (Shannon- Wed.): Black t-shirt with gold stripes, jeans, black and white shoes (or all black is fine). Hair: half up half down nicely groomed

Broadway Jazz/Tap 9-11 yrs. (Thurs.): Dancers provide their own orphan costume, black jazz shoes, hair – dancer’s choice. Brown smudges of makeup on face to look dirty.

Lyrical Ballet 9-11 yrs. (Wed. & Fri.): white ballet costume, nude stirrup tights (will be provided), ballet shoes. Nude bando/strapless bra or bra with clear straps for under dress if needed.

Hair: high slicked bun (just above middle of head), secured with hair net and bobby pins. 

Lyrical Ballet 9-11 yrs. (Thurs.): blue ballet costume, nude stirrup tights (will be provided), ballet shoes or half soles. Nude bando/strapless bra or bra with clear straps for under dress if needed.

Hair: high slicked bun (just above middle of head), secured with hair net and bobby pins. 

Hip Hop 9-10 yrs. (Kenna -Fri.): Blue denim jumpsuit, black combat boots (click here to view/purchase a pair from Amazon that is pretty reasonable and goes from women’s size 5-10.) Hair: high pony tail with included red bandana head band

Ages 12-13 Costume Details

Ballet 12-13 yrs. (Mon.): light pink dress, pale pink footed or convertible ballet tights, ballet shoes. Nude bando/strapless bra or bra with clear straps for under dress. Hair: high slicked bun, secured with hair net and bobby pins.

Jr. Team (Mon.): Purple dress, robe (of your own choice), bare legs and half soles. Hair: High slicked back pony tail with curls. *Wine colored lipstick.

Contemporary 12-13 yrs. (Tues.): Periwinkle/Blue costume, nude stirrup tights and nude half soles.  Hair: high, slicked bun secured with hair net and bobby pins.

Broadway Jazz 12-13 yrs. (Wed.)

ALICE (Brooke): Alice dress, nude stirrup tights, black jazz shoes, hair in a high slicked back pony tail with bow secured in front of it.

TWEEDLE DEE and TWEEDLE DUM (Sienna and Shyla): Tweedle dress, white tank top for underneath, red capri leggings black jazz shoes. Hair: two low pony tails with tweedled hat.

RED QUEEN (Ellie): Queen costume, nude stirrup tights (have been ordered), black jazz shoes. Hair in a high, slicked bun on top of head, secured with hair net and bobby pins, hair accessory.

JESTERS (Charlotte and Charley): black and white costume, black and white thigh highs, black jazz shoes. Hair: high slicked bun, secured with hair net and bobby pins (we are not using the hat accessory).

MAD HATTER (Presley): Costume with own Mad Hatter hat, hair your choice. Black jazz shoes.

MARCH HARE (Ella): Provided costume, bunny ears, no gloves. Black jazz shoes.

TEA PARTY GUEST (Makenna): Provided costume, tank top for under jacket, boot cuffs to be worn over black jazz shoes, hand mitts, hair your choice with provided mini hat secured to hair.

CHESHIRE CAT (Daisy): Purple top, pink and purple leggings, black jazz shoes. Cat tail and ears. Hair: your choice. Makeup: your choice.

WHITE RABBIT (Lorelai): Black top hat with white rabbit ears (hair is your choice), red jacket, white tank top under (you provide), white capri leggings (you provide), white tutu. Black jazz shoes. Makeup: black bunny nose and whiskers would be cute, your choice!

CATERPILLAR (Brielle): Blue costume, not using hair piece with drape. Black jazz shoes, nude stirrup tights (optional). Hair: high slicked bun, secured with hair net and bobby pins.

Int. Hip Hop 12-14 yrs. (Wed.): silver sequins top, black racer back tank if needed (you provide), black leggings, black

combat boots. Hair: high slicked back pony tail.

Irish Soft Shoe: Green t-shirt dress, black leggings, black jazz shoes. Hair: High slicked bun secured with hair net and bobby pins. Rope: green shirt, black pants, jazz shoes.

Irish Hard Shoe: Black leotard (own choice), black footed tights, black ballet skirt, Irish hard shoes. Hair: High slicked bun secured with hair net and bobby pins. Rope: wear all black.

Ages 14+ Costume Details

Beg. Teen Ballet (Mon.): Gray blue/brown ballet costume, pale pink footed tights, ballet shoes. Hair: high slicked bun, secured with hair net and bobby pins (not using provided headband).

Adv. Teen Contemporary (Kayla -Mon.): Yellow costume dress, nude stirrup tights, half soles. Hair: high slicked bun, secured with hair net and bobby pins

Adv. Teen Jazz (Kayla -Mon.): Red costume dress, nude stirrup tights, black jazz shoes. Hair: slicked high pony tail that is curled

Jazz (Beg/Int) Teens: (Liz- Tues.): Green retro dresses with nude stirrup tights underneath, black jazz shoes, and black gloves (included).  Hair in a low bun, with hair parted on dancer’s left side with little black hat titled to the dancer’s left. 

Contemporary Beg./Int. Teens (Liz-Tues.): Black leotard of choice (try to reduce the amount of straps from bras, etc), black ‘booty shorts’ under skirt/over leotard if wanted, white long skirt, nude half soles. Hair low back ponytail with side part. *Three Senior ladies in beginning of dance will walk across stage with their cap and gowns over the costume during intro as well.

Contemporary Int/Adv. 14-15 yrs. (Liz- Tues.) Ivory leotard/dresses with nude bandeau or bra underneath (no straps/bra showing).  Nude half soles, no tights.  Hair: High slicked bun secured with bobby pins and hair net.

Ballet 14-15 yrs. (Tues.): Black leotard of choice (try to reduce the amount of straps from bras, etc.), black ballet skirt, soft pink ballet tights, ballet shoes. Hair: high slicked back bun secured with hair net and bobby pins.

Pointe 1 (Tues.): Ivory ballet costume, pale pink ballet footed or convertible ballet tights, pointe shoes. Hair in a high, slicked bun secured with hair net and bobby pins, with tiara pinned to front of bun.

Ballet Adv. Teens (Tues.): Black/floral ballet costume, pale pink footed/convertible tights, ballet shoes. High, slicked back ballet bun, secured with hair net and bobby pins.

Pointe 2 (Tues.): ivory costume, pale pink convertible tights, pointe shoes. Hair in a high slicked bun, secured with hair net and bobby pins.

Adv. Teens Hip Hop (Wed.): Color block wind breaker, black jeans or form fitting pants that have stretch, black and white tennis shoes. Hair: slicked back high pony tail

Int. Teens Hip Hop (Wed.): Black sequins top, black leggings, black tank underneath (you provide), black leggings (you provide), black boots, silver accessories. Hair: high slicked back pony tail.

Teen Beg. Hip Hop (Wed.): Black and white checkered crop hoodie, black tank underneath (you provide), black leggings, black and white tennis shoes (can be all black). Hair: slicked back high pony tail

Teen Tap (Wed): Black/silver sequins tank, black leggings, black tap shoes. Hair: high slicked back pony tail.

Sr. Team: (Wilderlove) Wine dress (no visible undergarments), tan tights, half soles. Hair: high bun, vines spreading out from bun. Wine colored lipstick.

Sr. Team: (Words) Blue leotard, brown pants, half soles. High ponytail with loose curls for body. Wine colored lipstick.

Sr. Group: (80’s Flashback):  Black pants with stripe (with non-visible undergarments or leo), white crop top, black top or leo under (bra straps should not be noticeable outside of top), black jazz shoes. Hair: Right side pony with loose curls for body, green headband. Wine lipstick.

Irish Soft Shoe: Green t-shirt dress, black leggings, black jazz shoes. Hair: High slicked bun secured with hair net and bobby pins. Rope: green shirt, black pants, jazz shoes.

Irish Hard Shoe: Black leotard (own choice), black footed tights, black ballet skirt, Irish hard shoes. Hair: High slicked bun secured with hair net and bobby pins. Rope: wear all black.