If you really want to stand out from the competition this audition season, there’s no getting around it – you have to bling out your costume. Thankfully, we know how to put any costume over the top, using these tried and true accessories!
Cheer audition season is on the horizon! We know how anxious dancers get going into audition season – so we want to give you one less thing to worry about. In our many years creating custom audition costumes, we’ve learned what works and what doesn’t. Now, we’re going to pass that knowledge on to you – so your costume blows your judges away!
Are you as excited for 2019 as we are? In this edition of our newsletter, we wanted to take the time to both look back on 2018 (Wow, is it over already?) and look ahead to what’s in store for D.A. dancers in 2019!
Be prepared for your next measurement! In this video, we’ll walk you through how to measure (or be measured) for a custom dance costume or uniform.
2019 is just on the horizon, and we know you’re already thinking about next year’s dance costumes and competitions!
We’re thinking about next year too, so we thought it’d be useful to talk through the top costume trends we saw throughout 2018. We expect these Top 5 trends to carry through into the New Year, and inform the costumes we create in 2019 and beyond!
Stand battle “is when two teams take the dance floor at the same time. They take turns throwing eight counts back and forth until the judges declare a winner.” Essentially, stand is the dancing equivalent of a fighting tournament.
Ahoy! This sassy gypsy/pirate costume was designed for Heartbeat Dance Academy in Belmont, CA. They brought in an inspiration picture of a pirate costume that we used as reference to come up with the look they were going for. We wanted to create something super cute and fashion forward but also appropriate for girls around…
Do you believe in Magic? Here at DA Designs we make the magic happen. Clovis Academy of Dance needed costumes for a “Magic Show” themed performance. They were seeking two different costumes, one for the older girls as “Magicians” and one for the younger girls as “Rabbits”. We managed to come up with something cute…
We designed these pom costumes for the Po-Hi Steppers at Ponca City High School in Ponca City, Oklahoma. They needed 40 costumes created for their Pom Routine at their Nationals Competition, no pressure right? They wanted a fully sequin pom dress that was eye-catching, both of which are things that we love and enjoy designing!…
There are several reasons to choose custom costumes over catalog costumes. The differences between custom-designed and produced costumes and mass-produced costumes are many. In this article, we lay out the top 6 reasons you should go with custom dance costumes.