Welcome to our 2022-2023 Season


Important Dates to Start the Year


Orientation and Boutique – optional time to purchase attire and shoes and to come and visit the studio before classes start.

  • Aug 28th 2:00-5:00pm
  • Aug 30th – Sept 1st 4:00-7:00pm


We will be selling dance attire and shoes in the studio this year! Stop by to shop our inventory and/or order what you need for class.


Come to the studio to see our space and familiarize yourself and your child with what our procedures will be like. This is a great opportunity for new families.


First Day of Classes – September 6th


Classes for our 2022-2023 year begin on Tuesday, September 6th.




Dance Attire


We sell dance wear and shoes at the studio for your convenience, but you are not required to purchase from us. YOU CAN WEAR WHATEVER COLOR LEOTARD, LEGGINGS and TIGHTS YOU WANT. Our Boutique has lots of choices for you to check out!


Creative Dance – Leotard, tights and pink ballet shoes.


PreDance with Tap – Leotard, tights, pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes. Attached skirts optional.


Acro (and PreAcro) – Biketard or leotard with dance shorts. Bare feet.


Ballet – Leotard, tights and pink ballet shoes. Skirts optional.


Hip Hop – Comfortable clothes. Sneakers worn only indoors.


Jazz – Form fitting clothes. Leotard and tights preferred. Leggings and dance shorts optional. Caramel jazz shoes.


Lyrical and Contemporary – Leotard and tights. Form-fitting top, leggings and dance shorts optional.


Musical Theater (and Pre Musical Theater) - Form fitting clothes. Leotard and tights preferred. Leggings and dance shorts optional. Caramel jazz shoes.


Tap – Comfortable clothes. Oxford tap shoes for level 1 and up.


Optional for All Classes – Fitted shirt, black shorts or pants, appropriate shoes.


Adults – Comfortable clothes, appropriate dance shoes.



Hair should be secured up away from face in all classes. Ballet students with hair long enough should have hair in a bun.



Programs to Know


As we start our classes for 2022-23, we also want to make sure you are aware of our additional performance opportunities.


Julia Blue

Our original Halloween production is a Spooktacular treat. Dancers rehearse on the weekend at times based on cast. Auditions are Saturday, September 17th – times TBA


In Motion

Our dance and performance team for 6th-8th graders meets on Sundays from 2:00-5:15. If you are interested in performing and developing your dance skills, please email or ask the front desk for more information.


Royal Blue Dance Company

Our very own high school dance company! The Royals are an inclusive group of high schoolers who use dance as a force for good in our community. All currently enrolled high school dancers at Blue Dog Dance will receive an invitation to join our company with information mid-September.


Polar Express

Our holiday tradition is coming back this year! Auditions for this wonderful holiday show will be on Saturday, October 15th. Look for our audition form and information to come out in October.


Oz: An Original Ballet

We just finished a fabulous Oz Ballet production in August. However, we typically audition in January. So, my pretties! Be on the watch for that!



How to Be in the Know

You have so much information coming at you. We do our best to be succinct and accessible.



This is our primary way to communicate information to you. Check your spam folder (especially if you have a gmail account) to be sure you are receiving our messages.



Parent Portal

The is an option for those of you wanting to update your information or enroll in a class.




We are looking forward to a fantastic year! Thank you, Blue Dog Dance