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Top 5 Dance Costume Faux Pas

Musical-Dance Costumes Evidence of musical theatres date to the eighteenth century when two forms of this song-and-dance performance emerged in Britain, France, and Germany: ballad operas, such as John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera (1728), and later on comic operas, such as Michael Balfe’s The Bohemian Girl (1843). At this time, many plays had short runs, […]

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Top 5 Dress Dance Costumes

Tango Dress: Usually one piece with a tight-fitting top and a swinging bottom slit high to reveal the leg. Stretch materials are used to guarantee a tight silhouette. The dance dress is often highly decorated with rhinestones, beadings, glitter and paillettes. Swing and Latin Dress: Very similar to tango dresses, but the much shorter hem-line […]

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Types of Dance Costumes

Dance Costumes The relationship between dance and dance costumes is complex and does not simply reflect dance practice in a specific period, but also social behavior and cultural values. Dance costumes can be divided into the following categories: historical, folk or traditional, ballroom, modern, and musical dance costumes. Influence has spread from fashion to dance […]

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