Dress Code Rules
Please note the following Dress Code for TDT participants. The Dress Code reflects the spirit of this dining and dancing etiquette program and is enforced. If you do not agree with the Dress Code as written, please respectfully re-consider your desire to participate in That Dance Thing.
- Collared, long sleeve, buttoned shirts
- Long khaki or dress pants
- Jackets or blazers
- Dress shoes
- Dark socks
- Dresses or skirts and blouses (Blouses must cover midriff when arms are raised)
- Dresses and blouses MUST be of a conservative cut so as not to expose any part of neckline below 3 ½ inches from collar bone
- Spaghetti straps are acceptable provided no bra straps are visible
- Dress and skirt length MUST BE longer than the longest fingertip when the arms are on one side raised and the other extended. Please check the length as your daughter twirls. (With asymmetrical hem styles, please measure the shortest point of the hem)
- Dresses must have two straps that remain firm on both shoulders
- Dresses or skirts are not to be form fitting or otherwise tight in the skirt
- Dresses must not have any ‘cut outs’ in the side or the front of the bodice.
-A pantsuit (coordinating jacket is mandatory, as it is for the boys) with blouse.
** Pantsuit option is subject to pre-approval by the TDT Program Head Coordinators.
Shoes MUST have solid backs or straps and must have a heel height of no more than 2 inches or 5 cm to insure safety during dancing
NO STRAPLESS DRESSES OR BLOUSES (Sew on spaghetti straps if necessary.)
NO TIGHT/FORM FITTING ‘SAUSAGE’ DRESSES OR SKIRTS
NO JEAN OR DENIM MATERIAL
NO CARGO PANTS OR SAGGING PANTS
NO ATHLETIC OR SPORTS SHOES
NO THONG SANDALS OR FLIP FLOPS
NO LOGOS ON CLOTHING
NO EXPOSED BRA STRAPS OF ANY KIND
NO EXPOSED TATTOOS, WHETHER PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY
Parents: Thank you for helping your son or daughter abide by the Dress Code. It provides participants with an understanding for dressing appropriately for dinner and dance functions, not just TDT events.