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)
Jig Shoes (Sound Blaster Tips required for Novice - 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). If it is your first time ordering shoes, Rutherford will walk you through the process.
Flying Irish logo merchandise/class uniforms:
Flying Irish Team Costumes
Team dresses fpr Intermediate & up are made in-house and ordered in September. Beginner costumes are ordered by a dancer's family, directly through the vendors listed, but must be ordered in early fall to ensure the items are available.
Irish Wigs: Lexy Bun Wig (color swatches in studio)* for Beginner & Intermediate dancers up to U11.
Alliyah or Double Lucy Bun Wig for team dancers ages 11 & up or Novice & up.
Robyn full wig for solo costumes (or bun wig if preferred).
Required for shows (over age 6); optional for solo competitors under age 12.
Mehron stage makeup
Celebre HD Cream Foundation (201),Barrier Spray (optional) (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. *On some people Velvet Rose is pink, not berry (go for a berry shade).
Non-stage makeup options: foundation; black or onyx waterproof masacara; black eyeliner (upper & lower lids); Maybelline eyeshadow duo #40 Lasting Lilac; Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor #610 HD Addition Dependance (UPC 0997-8161-12); lipliner to match lip color; blush.
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