Dance Theme Costume Ideas

Dance Fancy Dress Theme

Dance may seem a strange fancy dress theme when you first get the invite, but once you start to think there are lots of costumes that can be linked to a style, or particular dance.Lets have a look at some great Dance Costume ideas

  • Rock n RollĀ  – take a look at our range of 50s costumes, ideal for jiving
  • Belly Dancer Costumes
  • Salsa
  • Charleston 20s fancy dress outfits
  • Ballroom, men can wear a tailcoat, or even a dinner suit.
  • Argentine Tango men could wear a matador style costume
  • Ballet tutu or how about our Gothic Ballerina costume?
  • Tap Tailcoat, top hat and a cane
  • Hip Hop baggy clothes, baseball cap
  • Punk just wear a standard punk outfit
  • Irish Dancing
  • Spanish Flamenco look at our Spanish costumes
  • Bollywood Indian Dance – hire costumes only
  • Line Dancing / Barn Dancing- wear a western style costume
  • Reggae Rasta outfits
  • Tribal Dance wear a straw raffia Hawaiian skirt with bones around the neck, or an indian costume
  • Hula – Hawaiian Dancer wear an Hawaiian skirt and flower garlands
  • Can Can Dancer
  • Burlesque
  • Strippers
  • Chippendales what about wearing our Chippendale chest, or a stripper kit?
  • Street/ Hip-Hop wear baggy, rap style clothing with a baseball cap
  • Tap Dancing wear a top hat, tails, and possibly a cane
  • Cheerleading is classed as a dance
  • Arrive at your party as a Train Driver for Locomotion
  • Disco popular during the 70s, think John Travolta, Abba & Glam Rock
  • Highland Dancing Scottish attire but mind where you put the swords!
  • Ice Dancing dress up as an ice skater
  • Lap Dance dress very sexy to carry this off
  • Limbo
  • Maypole Dancer
  • Moonwalking the one and only Michael Jackson, or an astronaut costume
  • Morris Dancers
  • Pole Dancing either become Polish and just dance, or dress very sexy
  • Square Dance wear a cardboard box
  • Zumba dance, and get fit!

Set up a Limbo stick and get your guests to dance their way under it

Music To Play
Put on music that has an associated dance connected to it, (and you could use these song titles as inspiration for your costume choice) some examples include:

  • The Time Warp
  • YMCA
  • Locomotion
  • Oops Upside Your Head
  • I am The Music Man
  • Macarena
  • Twist
  • Grease Lightning
  • The Birdie song
  • The Hokey Cokey
  • 5,6,7,8
  • Cotton Eye Joe
  • Conga
  • Mashed Potato
  • Lambada
  • Saturday Night
  • The Cha Cha Slide