Links for Flying Irish Dancers
Read the information on the rest of this site, including the Parents' Handbook, to determine which items you need for classes, shows and competitions.
Dance basics for all dancers: shoes, socks, practice music, class attire.
Girls Reel Shoes (leather sole for beginners only; Intermediate/Combo dancers & up any other shoe)
Jig Shoes (Sound Blaster Tips required for Prizewinner - Champion dancers)
Poodle socks (ankle height for shows/competitions), sock glue, music CDs, accessories
Buy shoes from a dedicated Irish Dance shoe merchant (such as Rutherford) ONLY or you may be sold shoes that do not fit properly (and which will have to be replaced with ones that fit prior to performances & competitions).
Flying Irish logo merchandise/class uniforms:
Flying Irish Team Costumes
Costumes are made in-house and ordered in the fall to be completed in time for the March show season. See ordering hand-out for details.
Costume Sundries: hairpiece & makeup (see below), poodle socks, sock glue, nude leotard for under the green leotard (not included with costume purchase), trunks for dresses (included in costume price), hairbow (included with all costume purchases)
Irish Wigs Tessa (color swatches in studio)
Required for female dancers beginner and above in all performances.
Mehron stage makeup
Celebre HD Cream Foundation (201), Optional Barrier Spray (145), Mehron Lip Rouge (103N) in Velvet Rose, lip liner (206N) in Raisin, Mehron Powder Blusher (202) in RW (rosewood)
Stage foundation will not bleach out a person's skin under stage lights. Stage makeup stays on longer and when a dancer sweats.
Non-stage makeup options: black or onyx waterproof masacara, black eyeliner (for those who can tolerate it--lay the dancer down on a bed to apply makeup if they blink a lot), Maybelline eyeshadow duo #40 Lasting Lilac, Revlon Lipstain Laquer Balm in 115 Whimiscal (blot it to take down the sheen a bit).
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