Starting Out

The right costume can make a dancer feel like a million dollars. The wrong costume means they approach the stage with a bad attitude. Over the next few pages we are going to talk about the major issues that each troupe director needs to consider when planning a costume that makes all of your troupe members feel secure, prepared and like a fabulous belly dancer.

This group has stuck with a very simple mix of one fabric for their top and skirt, plus a contrasting belt. They did well to find something that looked stunning on a wide range of heights and sizes. Sometimes we can try to over complicate our costuming.