12 Dance-Inspired Costumes for Halloween

Stumped for a Halloween costume?  Ditch the witch hat and try these dance inspired costumes on for size!

1.  CENTER STAGE

Center Stage / Center Stage
From http://soicankissyouanytimeiwant.com/

Come on.  You KNEW this was coming from the moment you read the blog title.

2.  BLACK SWAN

black-swan-makeup-ideas
From http://blackswanmakeup.wordpress.com/

Just stick with the eye makeup for a fun touch for Halloween, or go for full prima devil.

3.  JABBAWOCKEEZ

Jabbawockeez1
From http://www.vegaschatter.com/

Need a group costume?  Grab a mask, a baseball cap, and group pose your way into neverending Halloween candy.

4.  STRICTLY BALLROOM

Strictly-Ballroom-baz-luhrmann-749264_1600_900
From http://www.fanpop.com/

Ballroom: where the hair is ALMOST as big as the shoulder feathers.

….or you could look less like an ostrich and more like a BAMF.

strictly-ballroom-movie
From http://lancerivera1.wordpress.com/2011/11/15/strictly-ballroom/

 

5. THE FLAPPER

Flapper dresses
From http://www.shotinthedarkmysteries.com/flapper-costume-ideas/

Flapper dresses have the advantage of looking cute on anyone.  The hats…not so much.

6.  THE NUTCRACKER

Stretch - Nutcracker
From Costumestore.com

You know how the ladies can’t resist a man in uniform.  But if the Nutcracker is too risque for you, you can always try…

7.  MAGIC MIKE

Magic Mike
From thewrap.com

Officially the cheapest Halloween costume ever.

8.  DIRTY DANCING

dirtydancing
From http://madisonmovie.wordpress.com/

It is obligatory that “Love is Strange” plays the ENTIRE time you wear this costume.

9.  BRING IT ON

BringItOnBigPic
From hellogiggles.com

Now that “Bring It On” is a Broadway musical, you can bust out your old high school uniform without shame.

10.  SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

Cyd_charisse_singing_in_the_rain
From wikipedia.org

Sure you can skip around in a big yellow raincoat and umbrella…or you could be the Girl in the Green Dress and set the barre as high as your extension.

11.  FLASH DANCE

Flashdance_Sweatshirt with tuxedo
From:http://nickverrreos.blogspot.com/

I’m pretty sure Jennifer Beals is the only person who can pull off a baggy sweatshirt with high heels and a tuxedo in the same movie.

12. WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY?

Stretch - what-does-the-fox-say
From onepopz.com

Who cares what the fox says, your friends will say Ring-ding-ding-ding-ding if you break out in this getup. 

 Tune in again on Thursday for more Halloween fun when Stretch Dance Co. puts a spell on you with their latest video on our YouTube channel!

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