aDvANCE Programme Other information

The Programme is based on 32 weeks (although may run up longer) and in 2022 will run from Sunday the 13th February to Thursday 8th  December and with the following dates:

Block 1 – Sunday 13th February to Wednesday 14th April

Block 2 – Monday 2nd May to Sunday 3rd July (no classes Queens birthday weekend)

Block 3 – Monday 1st August to Sunday 2nd October

Block 4 – Monday 17th October to Thursday 8th December  (no classes Labour weekend)

Outreach programme

Block 1 – 13th February and 13th March

Block 2 – 15th May and 19th June

Block 3 – 14th August and  18th September

Block 4 – 30th October and 27 November


aDvANCE Classical Uniform 
Below is the list of the uniform requirements for the aDvANCE Programme:

  • Energitics Princess line thick or thin strapped panel Camisole leotard
  • Energitics Panel Front low Back Camisole or Panel Front high back camisole
  • Energitics any other plain panelled camisole leotard i.e Cleo, Ophelia, and Iris

There are different colours for each level of Ballet:

  • Classical 1 – Berry
  • Classical 2 – Navy Blue

You will be advised which level you are in.

Pink tights with hair in a bun. Flats and pointe shoes.

Boys – Navy or black tights – white fitted tee or colour of the course you are doing.

Please visit to view the styles.


aDvANCE: Contemporary Uniform

Below is a list of uniform items required for contemporary classes regardless of level, and pictures for examples.  It is your choice as to where the items are purchased, as long as they’re completely black (small logos are fine).  Please consider how many items you will need – we recommend more than one set, particularly for those in fulltime or two/three-day programme.

  • Black bike shorts OR tights (your choice of length) OR running shorts
  • Black racer back/muscle back tank OR wide-strapped tank top (no thin “spaghetti” straps please) (Not overly loose, baggy or long please)
  • Ladies: sports bra or crop top – your colour choice
  • Black socks for beginning of class

Hair needs to be tied back.

aDvANCE Contemporary Uniform examples