What To Wear To Class

Grades 1 to 3

grades 1 to 3 uniform

Uniform for Girls

Required for RAD Examinations

  • Marine (light) blue sleeveless ‘Aimee’ leotard
    with marine blue elastic belt
  • Pink ballet tights
  • Pink leather ballet shoes (preferably with a full sole) secured with elastic
  • Black character skirt (3 ribbons - white, light blue and royal blue)
  • Black canvas character shoes (Low or Cuban heel)


  • Marine (light) blue crossover cardigan

* This is the new uniform introduced with the updated RAD Grades 1 to 3 syllabi in 2012.

grades 1–3 colour
grades 1–3 uniform

Measurements for a character skirt

  • Waist size (taken with good posture, standing tall but not holding your stomach in)
  • Length from waist to 2 inches below the bottom of the knee (the so-called “mid-calf” position)

grades 1–3 uniform for boys

Uniform for Boys

  • Pale blue Dance T-shirt
  • Navy blue shorts
  • White socks
  • Black leather ballet shoes
  • Black, laced up canvas character shoes

RAD Uniform

Danz Royal recommends Absoludanse as the place to obtain your RAD uniform in the Brussels region (mention our name to get a 10% discount). They are based in Uccle at 14 Rue du Postillon. You can also order online via their webshop.

Absoludance stocks the official RAD uniform made by Freed of London. They can also supply other items, such as ballet shoes, pointe shoes and tights.